ESTIMATOR AIR & OCEAN FREIGHT / CAPE TOWN - Our client in Cape Town is looking to fill the following vacancy. The successful Candidate will compile estimates timeously; provide support in terms of administration, proposals and the day-to-day processes in the business development department. To ensure that client estimates, and prospect estimates are accurately done and sent to clients within the required turnaround time.
Matric or Senior Certification equivalent
High level of Computer literacy
Knowledge of all transport modes – Air, Ocean & Road
Good administrative skills
Sound knowledge of Incoterms 2010
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Freight Forwarding & Clearing
Project Management Skills
Ability to work under Pressure
Ability to integrate with team members and a team environment
Sense of Initiative
Compile estimates according to client & agent requirements for all transport modes both imports and exports
Request landside & freight charges from agents and service providers worldwide.
Ensure that the estimate charges correspond to client rates in CargoWise and Forwarding Instructions
Quality check estimate on a continuous basis.
Knowledge of Customs Tariffs and Port Charges
Forward estimate to the relevant sales or client services representative to quality check and forward to the client.
Save approved estimate, in excel format, under the client EDOCS tab in CargoWise. Client Queries
Global agent rates negotiation
Maintenance of client rates and ensues all rate schedules are updated
Communicate buy and sell rates to operations
Negotiations of rates with 3rd parties
In cases where rates are not on file, application is made to the relevant agent or third-party supplier for the necessary costs
Complete tender according to client & agent requirements for all transport modes both imports and exports
Rate negotiations with carrier / Agents on current tenders to ensure best possible price with marginable profit.
Submit tenders before deadline
Attend to any estimate or rate queries
Communicate any queries and amendments to all parties involved
Salary - Market Related
Undertakings – Criminal & Credit Check
Application Process: Online applications will receive preference, alternatively e-mail your CV, Matric Certificate/qualifications & recent head & shoulder photo to: firstname.lastname@example.org, using Job Title " ESTIMATOR CPT " as a reference in your application. If you receive no feedback within 3 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.
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