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Are you fluent in Arabic and French? Our client is a sophisticated distributor of dairy ingredients throughout the MENA region. Drawing on over 50 years of experience, they are committed to providing creative solutions for both dairy suppliers and consumers. With a highly experienced team, they help their clients on their path through the global dairy supply chain, delivering the best ingredients on time, in specification, and at a competitive price.flu
What we offer
First of all you will earn a tax free all-inclusive salary;
You will have a direct and permanent employment with our client, for either 2 or 3 years;
A healthcare insurance or healthcare treatment is part of that employment;
You work in an international team & informal working environment where social outings are part of working together;
You receive a total of 30 calendar days leave for every full year of work;
Lastly, you will receive end of service benefits as per UAE Labor Law.
Who you are
You are a switched detail-oriented Logistics professional who can easily multitask. You are outgoing, customer service is in your nature and you get a thrill from solving complex issues. You love to get work done and take care of all coordination of the logistics process. You are successful in an informal office environment where you take responsibility for delivering excellent quality work. Skills & Competencies
Native French & Arabic verbal and written communication skills;
Effective English verbal and written communication skills;
Attention to detail;
Organized and efficient, ability to work to tight deadlines;
Computer literate (excellent knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint);
Knowledge of logistics tracking software and documentation, shipping/freight operations, import/export etc;
Handling of and familiarity with contractual documentation.
Education & Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, or similar;
Minimum of 5 years working experience in the import/export industry;
Preferably experience in food trading;
Highly preferable import experience in Algeria;
Experience working in a multicultural environment;
Currently residing in UAE or GCC.
Our client in Dubai, UAE, is always expanding and professionalizing their high-caliber team. Their North African market is booming. For this, they are hiring a French/Arabic/English-speaking Logistics Executive. This role will be responsible for taking care of the coordination of logistics of the import of dairy products in North Africa, mainly Algeria.
As the Logistics Executive, you will be coordinating and handling the supply chain part of the trading deal your colleague has made. There is a Logistics & Documentation Assistant in place to support with paperwork.
Scrutinize sales and purchase contracts issued for/by customers/suppliers;
Understand bulk and break-bulk shipments;
Coordinate & negotiate with independent surveyors and appointment of the surveyors;
Lead customer service, execution & documentation of import/export/cross trade movements- timely execution of contracts;
Follow-up import collection documents with suppliers/banks for timely retrieval in our hands;
Oversee immediate presentation and delivery of export documents.
Compliance and familiarity with destination country requirements with respect to documentation or shipping arrangements;
Update Track On (internal system) for new & existing shipment schedules with ETD/ETAs;
Coordinate with finance & overseas teams to understand corrective actions affecting business cash flow;
Regular monitoring of open contracts, invoiced or un-invoiced shipments and linking respective purchase & sales contracts;
Monitor accounts receivables and follow up with customers for realization of due/overdue invoices;
As instructed/guided progressively, once in the role.
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