Customs & Freight Forwarding Officer

Posted 8 months ago by Genel Energy
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Oil & Gas
Genel Energy Plc is an Anglo-Turkish exploration and production company with a focus on the  Kurdistan Region of Iraq. We are one of the largest London listed independent oil producers,  
Work Scope: primarily through our interest in the Tawke Production Sharing Contract, which contains the world-class Tawke field and promising Peshkabir discovery. Our growth aspirations are supported by a robust balance sheet and strong cash flow generation.  
This role is based in Erbil to oversee and coordinate all of Genel’s customs and freight forwarding related activity. 
Key Accountabilities 
  • Track and trace all shipments that are imported and exported for Genel and provide  updates to end-users 
  • Make freight arrangements for cargo collections, imports, and exports 3. Process all import, export, and movement approvals with MNR (This includes  Radioactive Sources and Explosives). 
  • Manage freight forwarding and customs clearance contracts  
  • Support C&P with freight quotes when needed and provide general advice on shipping  and customs clearance 
  • Advise business unit on ideal freight options and cost implications 
  • College or High School Diploma. 
  • Location and Timing 
  • Erbil based on a standard working week (Sunday to Thursday) 
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Work Experience 
  • Fluent in English. 
  • 5+ years of experience in logistics related to land, sea and air freight 3. 5+ years of experience with customs clearance in KRI as well as processing tax  exemptions through MNR 
  • A background in working for a freight forwarder and clearing agents is a plus
  • Knowledge of oil and gas materials
  • Good leadership, writing, and communication skills both verbal and written. 7. Pragmatic proactive self-starter who can work independently and in a team  environment with minimal supervision. 
  • Sensitivity working with different cultures and diverse backgrounds.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.  

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