Logistics Operation Coordinator

Posted over 1 year ago by MSELECT
Location Basra, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Logistics

MSELECT is looking for Logistics Operation Coordinator for an international logistics company. The chosen candidates will be based in Basra, min 4 years’ of experience.


List of General Responsibilities:

  • Daily planning and scheduling of all assigned pickup & deliveries
  • Expediting clearance and documentation procedures for the shipments
  • Prepare, translate and follow-up on all MOD, PMNOC and other movement approvals with local authorities
  • Processing and expediting Ministry of Defense documentation for incoming and outgoing shipment
  • Organize pickup & delivery of assigned shipments though effective communication with shipper & consignee
  • Daily review of active job details and related quote in order to identify opportunities for extra revenue and additional pass through costs thereby increase overall profitability
  • Stay up to date on the rules and regulations with regards to import documentation, in-gating and transit permissions required for deliveries
  • Continuously communicate with the shipment Managers and the offices in order to relay and provide necessary information / documentation for every shipment
  • Prepare and submit daily operations reports
  • Input and update shipping information, documentation and costs into the database (In track)
  • Stay in constant communication with the Iraqi clearance departments and ensure smooth shipment clearance and delivery to the customer on time
  • Daily input of status & costs in the database in timely manner as per the SOPs
  • Any other related duties / projects assigned by the direct supervisor from time to time to meet the business requirements
  • Minimize operational costs, optimize efficiency, increase operations profitability



  • Minimum 4 years Logistics Operations Experience in Iraq
  • Strong English skills (written and verbal) are essential. Arabic is highly welcomed
  • Work well under pressure and able to work long hours if required
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Preferred university graduate
  • Computer literate (PC applications: Word, Excel, Open office, Windows)
  • Knowledge of the Iraq Customs Clearance regulations and practices



  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations
  • Perform quality work within deadline with or without direct supervision
  • Able to work out of core office hours as required
  • Ability to gain respect, led by example and build good relationships with customers, partners and colleagues
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Performs well under pressure
  • Proactively seeks to self-educate on developments in the local and international moving industry. Is acutely aware of the competitors
  • Use personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in logistics operations activity and procedures

Please note due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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