Clearing And Forwarding Team Manager (Jb486



Clearing And Forwarding Team Manager (Jb486)
Kontak Recruitment
Middelburg, Mpumalanga
Posted 09 January 2021

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Clearing and Forwarding Team Manager (Jb486)

Middleburg, Mpumalanga (JB486)

Market Related


Candidates wanting to relocate are welcome to apply, relocation assistance provided.

Basic salary + benefits


Kontak Recruitment is currently recruiting a Team Manager for a manufacturing concern based in Middleburg, Mpumalanga to oversee the Clearing and Forwarding functions within the Purchasing department.


Minimum Requirements of Clearing and Forwarding Team Manager:

Minimum qualification of a Grade 12 and a National Diploma

SDS Customs course / or similar course will be highly advantageous.

Certificate / Diploma issued by ITRISA will be advantageous.

Customs / Clearing and forwarding workshop/s will be an added advantage.

5 – 10 years’ experience within a clearing and forwarding environment.

Good knowledge and understanding of shipping lines, TPT (Transnet Port Terminal) and TNPA (Transnet National Port Authority) compliances and processes, import and export customs rules, regulations and compliances, legal and ethical requirements of the shipping, clearing and transport industry, maritime shipping, sea and air freight, clearing and forwarding process.

Needs to understand various purchasing terms (INCOTERMS), government acts, road legislation, warehouse procedures, shipping and insurance issues.

Thorough understanding and working knowledge of the clearing and forwarding of import and export cargo.


Duties and Responsibilities of Clearing and Forwarding Team Manager:

Manage the import and export administration function for accurate and efficient data generation/reporting.

Ensure the administration functions are optimized and improved where necessary within the required lead time.

Ensure minimum time loss prior to the commencement of invoicing.

Reporting budget-related issues

Communicate any potential concerns with the Imports and Exports Area Manager

Manage the import and export administration team and administer the external contractors.

Manage the clearing and forwarding for all Imports and Exports.

Ensuring that all parties both internal and external adhere to both the company’s internal and the various governing bodies rules and regulation and that any problems are solved timeously to ensure smooth import and exports.

Controlling of the pre-checking of invoices and payment

All invoices that are received by service providers are checked for validity and then allocated to various order number or cost centre, recorded, and then handed to Area Manager for final approval.

Auditing SARS documentation issued on behalf of the company by the team or any 3rd party service provider, ensuring all paperwork complies with all laws and regulations.