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Pre-Shipment Officer - Export, Apapa

Dangote Industries Limited

Customer Service & Support

NGN Confidential
4 weeks ago

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Job Description/Requirements

Are you an individual with a keen eye for details and prior experience in the cement industry? We, at Dangote Cement Plc., are presently in search of a Pre-Shipment Officer - Export who is friendly and committed to join our team.

As a part of this role, you will be entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring seamless and efficient pre-shipment procedures for our export activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to Logistics Officer in managing key operations decision, , adherence to shipping activities, safety guidelines and quality requirements etc.
  • Support in scheduling of DCP’s cement export shipments in compliance with applicable regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Obtain relevant information on planned shipments and update shipping schedule.
  • Ensure compliance of the Freight Forwarding processes with DCP rules and regulation.
  • Ensure that all safety requirements such as certifications, identifications, etc. are fully complied as per DCP requirements and regulations.
  • Ensure the good administration and filing of all the Freight Forwarding documents in line with the DCP procedures.
  • Coordinate shipment logistics from Nigerian origin to across other Africa nations to deliver under the guidance of the Nigerian Law / regulations and in compliance to the DCP rule.
  • Liaise with Export Terminal Logistics, Border, and DCP plant personnel to ensure efficient operations.
  • Liaise with the banks and government appointed shipment inspection agents on every shipment for appropriate duty payment of shipping charges classification in conformance to the statutory requirement.
  • Liaise effectively with government agencies (e. g NAFDAC, Customs, NPA) to secure relevant permits and approvals.
  • Ensure appropriate and correct shipping documents are obtained from logistic, freight forwarders, government appointed pre-shipment inspection agents, etc.
  • Ensure that all export activities and shipping documentation are transacted and updated.
  • Ensure key performance indicators are reported and followed up. Prepare periodic shipping activity reports in line with DCP rules.
  • Check Customs tariff positions and interpret government fiscal policies & amendments.
  • Ensure adequate record keeping of customs documents, notices, government regulatory documents and documentations of other third parties.
  • Ensure timely payment of NESS fees and
  • Ensure NESS receipts are forwarded to Inspection agents for the generation of CCIs.
  • Follow up with authorities (Customs/ONSA) in case of delays of approvals.
  • Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
  • 5 to 9 years of experience in export operations, preferably in the cement industry.
  • SSkills and Behaviours

  • Knowledgeable on INCOTERMS, laws, and regulations applicable to Freight Forwarding and importation
  • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations, and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Sound knowledge of DCP’s product and service offerings.
  • Working knowledge of inventory management terminologies, methodologies, and approach
  • Basic knowledge of system-based inventory management systems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Willingness to learn, improve and adapt to changing requirements.
  • Working knowledge of relevant supporting tools and technologies such as MS Excel, Project Management applications, etc.
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies in the Supply Chain and Operational functions will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge across all the disciplines of Supply Chain Management will be an added advantage.
  • Benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development
  • Performance Bonus
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