Export Manager

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Job Description

Adexen Recruitment Agency - Our client, a leading FMCG with branches across the nation is currently seeking Applications from interested and suitable qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Export Manager

Job Reference: 1522
Location: Nigeria
Industry: FMCG
Function: HRM

Job Descriptions

  • Responsible for managing all export logistics for the company to achieve agreed sales and commercial objectives within approved budgetary limits.
  • Liaise with the necessary authority to ensure that the clearing process cargo is seamless and execute all agreed plans with 3PLs, Government agencies and other initiatives.


  • Monitor the activities of suppliers and agents closely to ensure proper documentation in conformance with global trade standards.
  • Understanding of other Supply Chain processes especially in a FMCG environment is an added advantage.
  • Plan and schedule the exportation of materials and finished products.
  • Complete documentation for exportation, shipping and custom clearance
  • Plan and coordinate the international shipment of goods
  • Negotiate with shippers, agents and vendors
  • Keep track of invoices and prepare reports to expedite the billing process
  • Ensure that shipments are in compliance with the laws and regulations governing the export industry
  • Manage 3rd party logistics service providers and ensure that the costs, service level and relationship are maintained at the desired level.
  • Coordinate demand to ensure physical stock availability and operational systems to meet all demands.
  • Manage relationship and interface with third parties and statutory agencies.
  • Optimize outbound logistics costs and ensure 3LSP comply with the company set rules as well as the legal requirements.
  • Document preparation for export process and coordinate the resolution of customer complaints.
  • Stock availability at the customers end with appropriate replenishment mechanism.
  • Cost management and reporting.
  • Manage relationship with shipping companies, custom agents and regulatory bodies.
  • Liaise effectively with government agencies like NAFDAC, SON etc. to secure relevant permits and approval.
  • Coordinate and ensure on time delivery at specified locations.
  • Monitor logistics database and network in line with company requirements.
  • Efficient evaluation of end to end cost as it affects inbound logistics.
  • Managing changes in Harmonized Tariff Systems, Trade agreements & Subsidies.


    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience


    Other Requirements


    • Bachelor's degree in any related field.
    • Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience with at least of 5 years in exports.
    • Knowledge of trade finance, logistics, supply chain management, clearing and shipping documentation.
    • Existing relationship with NEXIM, NEPC, etc. is an advantage.
    • Sufficient knowledge of export laws and documentation shipping and logistics.
    • Solid network of distributors pan Africa.
    • Good communication Skills.
    • Good analytical and vendor management skill.
    • Negotiation skills.
    • Advance Excel, Word and basic PowerPoint.

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    About Adexen Recruitment Agency
    Adexen is a global Human Ressources Company providing business and support services in Europe and Africa. We support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain.We know how important people are to business. We also think that "People are the future of Africa". We understand what is needed to match highly skilled professionals with companies operating in Africa at highest standards.Our consultants are experts in th...
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    Job Summary
    December 3, 2018
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Minimum of 8years
    December 17, 2018
    Transportation / Logistics / Supply
    FMCG / Conglomerate
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