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Shipping and Procurement Coordinator - Ref: 18376

  • Location: London - Central London
  • Salary: 30,000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Languages: No languages
  • Categories: Import/Export/Trade - Other - Procurement/ Purchasing


Job Title - Shipping and Procurement Coordinator

Skills - Purchasing, Shipping, Supplier Management, Global Sourcing

Salary - £30K

Location - Central London

The Company

The procurement arm of a large African trading company. As a result of increasing successes and an aggressive drive forward, the London office is seeking to expand its procurement and shipping department.

The Role

Sourcing suppliers globally. - Placing and chasing orders and ensuring timely delivery through international shipments mainly to Nigeria. - Communicating with freight forwarding companies and chasing suppliers for goods. - Negotiate prices with suppliers, check terms and conditions whilst maintaining the supplier database. - Distribute and report information throughout the company to ensure all parts of the business are kept up to date. - Maintain accurate stock positions, check invoices and control all export documentation.

The Person

You will have a strong background in procurement with excellent negotiation skills and an understanding of international trade. Added to this you should have experience of export shipping with a full understanding of shipping (airfreight and seafreight) and all related documentation requirements such as AWBs, BLs, Letters of Credit, Form M, CCVO/C16, Certificates of Origin. You should have excellent administration and IT skills with good attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines.

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