Sea Freight Manager - 1 Post

Published by Jobstanzania on 3:41:00 pm

TAHAFresh handling is a limited liability company by shares owned jointly by the Tanzania horticultural association (TAHA) and exporters of horticultural products in Tanzania. TAHAFresh has been in business since year 2008, handling exports at Kilimanjaro int’ I airport; Julius Nyerere International airport and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to various destinations in Europe, mainly Holland. So far we are the highest contributors to the exportation of horticultural products from shippers who are our sole supporters and owners of the company. 

This gives TAHAFresh the critical edge in knowledge of conditions on the ground, as well as respect for each product’s needs and particularities. Combined with this, TAHAFresh operates as professional logicians linked to and afflicted with the international standard setters such as IATA. TAHAFresh specializes in horticulture logistics, in the lines of airfreight forwarding, sea freight forwarding, trucking (specialty in refrigerated trucking) and customs clearing & forwarding. 

The Company is looking for dynamic and experienced Tanzanians to fill the below vacancy. The chosen candidate will be stationed in the TAHAFresh main offices in Arusha. 


Main Duties and Responsibilities 
- To provide quality customer service and facilitate clearance of cargo 
- Planning loadings of cargo within agreed and signed rates with transporter. 
- Deal with customers about delivery schedule or any problem found, and find solution to solve the problem 
- Inform clients of factors such as shipping options, timelines, transfers, or regulations affecting shipments 
- Ensuring that relationship with relevant authorities are maintained. 
- Providing monthly statistics and share with management. 
- Preparing the budget of the department with support of the management 
- Deal with recommendation or arrange appropriate merchandise packing methods, according to climate, terrain, weight, nature of goods, or costs 
- To minimize the storage and demurrage expenses and exposure 

Qualifications and Experience 
- Male/Female, Age 30-50 
- Bachelor Degree in Logistics Management/ Clearing and Forwarding or related fields. Master’s Degree is an advantage 
- 5 - 10 years working experience in Air Freight / Sea Freight or any related fields 
- Good Knowledge of customs tariff / taxation in logistic industry 
- Good command of English and computer skills. 
- Good presentation skills and negotiation skills 
- Good negotiable skill and able to work under pressure. 
- Service minded enthusiastic, good attitude for all business opportunity. 

Application Procedure: 

Only email application with the position title placed in the subject line is accepted. Please send your application to - tahafreshrecruitment@gmail.com 

Please note that application deadline is Sunday, 24th January 2016 


Please include: 
1. Cover letter describing your interest 
2. Curriculum vitae with names and telephone contacts of three referees. 
3. Copies of relevant certificates 



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