BUA Cement

Import Documentation - Assistant Manager

Reporting To: Head, Clearing & Logistics

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Department: Procurement & Inventory Control


To achieve a timely clearance of imported consignments from the ports/entry boarders through a cost-effective import documentation and in accordance with the company’s import policies & procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Obtaining necessary approvals for import from relevant Government agencies (e.g NCS, SON, NAFDAC, etc)
  • To support procurement/Finance department in establishing Form M and other import related documentation.
  • To relate with suppliers and provide necessary information in preparing shipping documents.
  • To liaise with suppliers, Banks, Customs, clearing agents/field officers, terminal operators, shipping agencies for the purpose of obtaining a timely clearance of imported consignments.
  • To maintain a register covering all kinds of imports, nature of goods and statuses of their clearing processes.

Key Competencies

  • BSc/HND in transport planning/management, social sciences, or any related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in similar positions.
  • Certification with Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport.
  • CILT/Chartered Institute of purchasing & Supply Management.
  • CIPSM/Certified Institute of Shipping.
  • CIS and any other relevant professional qualifications.
  • Strong communication, negotiation & leadership skills-Proficient in MS Suites (e.g Word, Excel & Powerpoint).
  • Advance knowledge of Nigeria’s import guidelines.
  • A good team leader.

How to Apply

Closing date: Tuesday 1st of August 2023