Export Manager

East African Trading House PLC

Addis Ababa
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Features

Job CategoryBusiness(Management/Development/Consultancy/Plan)
Job LevelManagerial Level(10+)
DeadlineOct 26 2020

Job Description

 Main Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Plans, organizes, implements and controls export of the company.

·         Directs the expedition of export correspondence, credit collections as well as bid requests.

·         Oversees the products to meet foreign standards and specifications.

·         Ensures that such shipping details as export licensing, product routing, shipping, packing as well as customs declarations are organized well.

·         Maintains information about licenses and tariffs, as well as restrictions.

·         Identifies and develops new initiatives to improve the range and quality of the products and services provided by the company and to ensure responsiveness to changes in the external environment;

·         Develops and implements all necessary commercial policies and procedures to ensure the effective promotion and marketing of the company and to meet business objectives.

·         Directs foreign sales and service outlets of the company: negotiates contracts with foreign sales and distribution centers to establish outlets.

·         Develops and maintains effective communications with new and existing customers to negotiate contracts that contribute to corporate objectives.

·         Develops and maintains effective communications with staff of the division to keep them aware of the company’s delivery capabilities and to inform them of new business development.

·         Promotes and represents the interests of the company at senior levels, including to governmental institutions, key customers, suppliers and commercial and trade organizations.

·         Maintains records of products, code numbers, designs, pictures and specifications of all the items exported by the company.

·         Works with the other departments to monitor the sales performance of competitors to ensure that the company maintains and develops its competitive position.

·         Directs, leads, guides, supports and controls the staff responsible to him/her to ensure that they are appropriately motivated and trained to meet all export targets and carry-out their responsibilities to the required standards.

·         Identifies the training needs of the employees in the operation and recommends the type of training that has to be given.

·         Completes all performance management activities including: performance planning, monitoring and annual performance appraisals.

·         Prepares and submits periodical reports on the activities of the operation.

·         Performs other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Job Requirement

.   Qualifications & Experience

·         10 Years for B.A. degree relevant work experience out of which 2 years in export related business

·         Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases

·         Ability to provide leadership, communicates effectively, and promotes a team approach.

  • Able to communicate efficiently both verbally and in written form.
  • Able to adjust to fast changing business conditions and is always result oriented.
  • Knowledgeable about export administration regulations as well as the international traffic in arms regulations.
  • Ability to identify major international clients to generate stable sales and prepare costing to offer prices to customers.
  • Extensive knowledge of customs laws, rules and regulations.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants who fulfill the above requirements should send a non-returnable application, CV and relevant documents stating the position and place of work s/he applied for through email address dagmawi.a@eastafricantradinghouse.com

NB: Specify the place you are applying and the position in the subject of your e-mail. ; ” Application for ” Export  Manager” 

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