Ships Agent (m/f)

Manica Group Namibia

Manica is recruiting a Ships Agent (m/f), to be based in Walvis Bay, Namibia.
  • Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Planning and coordinating of vessel port calls efficiently
  • Obtain detailed vessel & operational requirements from stakeholders prior to vessel arrival
  • Preparing and presenting professional vessel D/A quotations and liaison with principals
  • Registration of all vessels with local authorities prior to its arrival (within statutory time frames)
  • Vessel clearance
  • Coordinating efficient cargo operations
  • Cutting and releasing principal Bills of Lading
  • Conducting efficient authority liaison and maintaining regular communication with all stakeholders involved
  • Crew change coordination and facilitation
  • Namibian citizen
  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Shipping practice course or Bill of Lading
  • Three (3) years minimum Ships Agency experience with sound knowledge and understanding of Port Agency work
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
  • Valid Code B driver’s license
  • Knowledgeable in the Namibian Ports Authority (NAMPORT), DMA, Immigration and Customs regulations.
  • Strong written & oral skills with outstanding interpersonal skills as interaction with a wide variety of persons from different backgrounds & cultures
  • Ability to effectively manage high volumes of electronic communication
  • Highly organized with the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks at once
  • Motivated and able to work overtime to adapt to fluid ship port schedules
  • Own transport will be advantageous
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  • Only shortlisted candidates with relevant supporting documents attached to their application will be contacted for interviews. Candidates from designated groups defined in the Affirmative Action Act (1998) are encouraged to apply
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  • Entity Manica Group Namibia
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  • Published 15.11.2022
  • Expires 25.11.2022
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