Export Manager


Position: Export Manager

Location: Lagos/Ota (International mobility required)

Salary: Negotiable

Our Client, a leading Alcohol/Beverage company is currently seeking an adaptable and experienced Export Manager to coordinate foreign business prospects and sales activities for the business.

Purpose of role

Primarily responsible for managing the company’s entire export and sales operations for profitability.

Responsibilities

  • Administer all export of goods and ensure compliance to all organizational policies and procedures and monitor all financial and currency processes and transactions and manage all communication with export authorities for all required countries.
  • Design and implement all export strategies and activities and ensure adherence to all project requirements and prepare all export documents within required time frame and schedule efficient shipping activities and identify appropriate transportation method in assistance with customers.
  • Monitor all existing and prospective markets abroad and assist to identify appropriate business opportunities and review all company products and develop and maintain professional relationships with all agents and clients and assist in shipment of warehouse products.
  • Prepare effective business plan for all projects to achieve required product volume and profit and organize all market plans to suit all customer requirements and monitor all specific transactions of all customers for all processes.
  • Manage all banking logistics for export activities and prepare required documents and prepare special labels for brands and ensure adherence to all shipping schedule.

 

Qualification and Skills

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Economics/Business related discipline, with at least 5-8 years’ experience in a similar role. (FMCG only)
  • Good knowledge of exporting activities within the FMCG sector.
  • Sound business acumen with IT skills e.g. Sage and other relevant software.
  • Outstanding negotiating, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with start-ups is an added advantage.