Import Export Officer Vacancy in Ethiopia 2021

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Synergy Professionals Africa

Sourcing & Import Export Officer:

  • The candidate must have full knowledge of Import/Export procedures
  • The candidate must have full knowledge of Ethiopian Customs rules and procedures
  • Monitoring the export process from Ethiopia to all over the worlds, African regions, including all documentation and dealing with forwarder;
  • Responsible to monitor and maintain a relationship with all ocean, air, and consolidator /booking agents to ensure accountability and proactive handling of the supply chain;
  • Responsible and accountable for advanced planning of logistics provider capacity and volume forecasting to protect on-time shipping;
  • Control all raw materials importing record update on voucher book, cross-check invoice from the supplier before shipment;
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies;
  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received in ERP/ Zoho purchasing system;
  • Supplier co-operation;
  • Follow-up purchasing order status, delivery schedule, and shipping document;
  • Prepare import and document, License per invoice;
  • Prepare export and customs documents;
  • Communicate with shipping agent & forwarding agent for clearance;
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
  • To handle courier related works like DHL/FedEx etc (import and export)
  • Responsible for managing all local and international acquisitions and materials, including all project-related materials
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating record of both local and international suppliers and price-lists
  • Responsible for development of supply chain department, selection of team members, training, and drawing all processes and procedures.
  • Responsible for managing contracts, negotiations, and client supports.


Required profile for job ad: Sourcing & Import Export Officer:

  • Bachelor degree in supply chain management or related;
  • 3-5 years of work experience related to the field narrated above and dealing with forwarder or overseas shipping agent;
  • Experience with a foreign and local industrial company with export/import role;
  • Understand voucher system;
  • Extensive knowledge in IT-related equipment imports and supply is an added advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of computer application skill (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)


Job criteria for job ad: Import Export Officer

Employment type :


Region :

Addis Ababa

Experience level :  3 to 5 years

Educational level :

Bachelors in Supply chain Management/Procurement

IT related qualification is an added advantage

Spoken language:                      Written Language:

English: Excellen                        English: Excellen

Number of Position(s):


How to Apply

interested and qualified applicants can send their CV online or

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