Import Manager - Ashluxury Limited HND / BA / BSc Job2023-08-11 14:06 Administrative / Management Lagos 222 views
Coordinate import/export shipment activities, including customs clearance and documentation
Develop and implement policies and procedures related to imports and exports.
Monitor and analyze import/export data to identify compliance issues and take corrective actions.
Maintain and update the import/export compliance database.
Monitor and report on international trade trends and developments.
Liaise with freight forwarders and other third parties to ensure timely and accurate import/export processes and paperwork.
Negotiate contracts with suppliers and customers.
Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations related to imports and exports.
Develop and maintain relationships with foreign governments, customs authorities, and other relevantorganizations.
Prepare and submit required reports to internal and external stakeholders.
Carrier and Network Strategy:
Manage flow of product from various European warehouse to the Nigeria., coordinating product flow and managing the warehouses workflows according to priorities, all within the wider scope of re-organizing Ashluxury logistics.
Define the types of partners required to enable global shipping of extremely valuable and rare merchandise, leveraging parcel, freight, and white glove services
Recommend specific partners across freighting/shipping types and geographies
Develop route and region-specific strategies to reduce cost and increase speed
Guide contract and pricing discussions
Allocate all wholesale and retail orders according to priority, managing the inbound and outbound work flows with the inventory team.
Develop innovations to manage replenishment costs, as well as minimize lead times and days of stock period.
Assess and improve operational logistical activities related our brands partners.
Work closely with various brands and inventory planning team to manage and improve products transfers timings.
Ensures operations are run smoothly, efficiently and in-line with customer expectations. Creates, tracks, and improves operation metrics.
Drives process improvement to enhance productivity, achieve efficiencies and reduce costs / wastage. Leverages existing infrastructure and team to deliver and manage more volume.
Builds benchmarks, controls, and reduces cost of operations.
Design process improvements to the freighting/shipping quote process; define a longer-term strategy to streamline this process
Recommend near-term process improvements to improve tracking of freighting/sshipments in order to create transparency
Position Requirements: 5-7 years of experience as a Senior Manager in a similar sized business, preferably in the fashion/logistics industry.
Relationship management with government agencies like Customs, Nigerian Aviation Handling Company.
Experience with European fashion manufacturing, international warehousing and omni-channel logistics.
Self-motivated, with ability to thrive in a hands-on, entrepreneurial environment.
Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics as it relates to the role.
High-proficiency and deep knowledge of ERP systems implementations.
Solid experience in e-commerce fulfilment and logistics management within an international D2C luxury environment: operational experience and understand the pressures, dynamics, and critical success factors for e-commerce retailers, warehouse teams, courier partners, and customers
Deep knowledge of the delivery infrastructure in the UK, and Europe (Middle East and Asia a plus)
Strategic thinking and solid negotiating skills with ability to negotiate in tough situations
Thrive in a fast pace environment, excited to join an early stage project and ready to take it from start-up to scale- up
Applicarion Closing Date
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org using "Import Manager " as the subject of the mail