To strive for excellence and precision at all time in all positions and circumstance, attaining professional distinction, career development, proficiency along side success and growth of reputable organizations and to contribute to the achievement of the organization goals through the provision of high quality service, embracement of innovations, dynamism, competitive and challenging work environment.
Jan. 2011 Till Date: Fortune Global Shipping & Logistics Limited. 15, Fatia Irawo Street, Ajao Estate, Lagos.
Position/Duties: Import & Export Manager: Carrying out day to day import & export operations / shipping schedules of the company. Making quote for import, export & groupage freight for customers. Prepare tariff for consol shipment & tariff our external clearing agents for air & sea freight. Calculating customs duty, tracking for ETA of shipments and rendering professional services to our foreign partners/ clients in areas of international trade/freight forwarding in air & sea shipments. Ensure speedy& efficient clearing & forwarding from any sea & air port in Nigeria. Booking of freight (air & sea), prepare and process the following documents: Form M, RAR, NIXP Form, CCVO, Packing List, Commercial/Proforma Invoice, MBL/HBL & MAWB/HAWB. Arrange for in bound and out bound trucking & warehousing of goods. Coordinate & communicate with the logistics team & other officials for effective, efficient performance of transport operations. Ensure that all deliveries arrive to consignee / customer and on schedule. Manage branch assets, including equipment, vehicles and monitor compliance to statutory, legislative & licensing requirement. Trained, supervised & evaluate warehouse workers, stockroom employees, clearing & forwarding agents and drivers who work for the company. Act as in – house sales back- up and handle all customer related issues/complaints and ensure corrective actions for local & foreign partners/customers.
Feb. 2009 Dec 2010 : SigmaKalon Nig. Ltd. 1, Prof. Tiamiyu Belo-Osagie Street. Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Position/Duties: Shipping & Logistics Manager: Prepare and carry out semi monthly and monthly inventory of stock (finished and raw materials for paint). Update stock recorded in the warehouse, avoid over stock situation in the warehouse, prepare stock and sales report and monthly performance report. Manage and optimize the entire PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN PROCESS from demand planning / purchase order to product supply/delivery, ensure importation of all purchase orders and delivery to our customers and also source for suppliers to meet orders from customer and effect delivery. Preparation and processing of IMPORT & EXPORT documents for Air & Sea Shipments (Form “M”,Packing List, RAR, Profoma Invoice and CCVO/ Form C). Also prepare sales documents like Purchase Order, Commercial Invoice and logistics documents like Way bill/ Prove of Delivery & Warehouse Transfer. Arrange and ensure all in bound transport (within Nigeria) and out bound transport (West African Countries – Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, and Benin Republic etc.) by road. Maintain companywide accessible shipping & inventory database. Supervise the activities of foreign / local clearing and forwarding agents. Liaise effectively with government agencies (Nigerian Customs, SON, NAFDAC etc) in the bid to secure relevant permits and approvals for import and exports functions. I have knowledge of application of Letter of Credit (L/C) and Bill for Collection. Contact with customers on sales related issues & any other tasks assigned by my hierarchy.
Feb. 2007– Jan 2009: Flying Eagle Shipping Ltd., 2, Okanlawon Ajayi Street, Surulere, Lagos.
Position/Duties: Operations Manager - Lagos & PH office(Land, Sea and Air Freight) –Prepare and handle door to door supply chain logistics of shipments / goods from anywhere in the world for our client / customers. Also I prepare the following documents House and Master Bill of Lading and House and Master Air Way Bill, Way Bill, Arrival Notice, Packing List, Commercial Invoice and Combined Certificate of Value and Origin(CCVO). Processing FORM M, NIXP FORM, RAR etc. I also handle customer service related issues, documentation amendments. Tracking for commodity/shipment for both sea and air freight. Clearing of Consignment from both sea and airport in Nigeria. . Freight booking and trading (International Trade), prepare import and export formalities for cargo. Liaise and follow-up with government agencies like Customs, NAFDAC, SON, FAAN, SACOL etc for company interest. Provide customers with required documents for importation clearance.
2004-2005: Life Flour Mill Limited, 1115 Ogorobe Road, Sapele, Delta State, Nig(NYSC).
Position/Duties: Transport / Logistic Officer – Documentation with the use of ship manifest/cargo manifest, stowage plan to ascertain position of cargo in holds, method of discharge, gangs required, cargo handling gear to be use, warehousing for production and sales of raw materials (wheat) and finished products (flour) respectively and security arrangement of goods against pilferage. Transport / delivery arrangement (assigning diesels to trucks, receive orders for supplies of products, giving IOU to drivers -truck on trip in case of emergency), contact with consignees for delivery and cargo disposal arrangement.
2006: Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron
Qualification: Post Graduate Diploma (P. G. D.)
Course Offered: Shipping Technology.
2004: Praise Computer Institute, Asaba
Qualification: Diploma in computer Science
Course Offered: DOS and Windows Operation Systems, Power point, page maker, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Suite/ officer and Internet Usage. Work with Sage 100 Trading.
2002: University of Calabar, Calabar
Qualification: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Course Offered: Geology.
1994: St. Mary’s Science College, Abak
Qualification: Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (S.S.C.E.)
1988: St. Joseph’s Primary School, Anua, Uyo.
Qualification: First School Leaving Certificate (F.S.L.C.)
? Affiliate Member of The Nigeria chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport 2008.
? MMC Management Consulting Nigeria, Certificate in Occupational Safety Supervisory Competence Development, 2008.
? MMC Management, Consulting Nigeria, Certificate in Industrial/ Oilfield Health, Safety and Environmental Management Appreciation, 2008.
? Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Certificates in STCW ‘95 Basic Maritime Safety Training (Basic Fire prevention and Fire Fighting, Elementary First Aid, Personal Survival Techniques, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility, Oil Tanker Familiarization), 2006.
? Strong Interpersonal Skills, Planning Skill and leadership Skills.
? Excellent Communication Skills, Critical thinking Skills, and multi-tasking Skill.
? Ability to work harmoniously with others (team work), and work without supervision.
Date of Birth: 18th May, 1979
Place of Origin: Akwa Ibom State
Local Government Area: Ini
Marital Status: Married