Full time Offered Salary : R24,000.00 / Monthly

Estimator – Air, Sea & Road (JHB)

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Job Description

Salary:

  • R24,000.00 CTC.

Knowledge & Experience

  • 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.

Skills:

  • Communication Skills.
  • Project Management Skills.
  • Ability to work under Pressure.
  • Ability to integrate with team members and a team environment.
  • Sense of initiative.

 Attributes:

  • Adaptability.
  • Continuous Learning.
  • Quality Orientation.
  • Initiating Action.
  • Managing work.

Duties:

  • Estimates:
      • 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 and Administrative support.
      • Proposals.
      • Global agent rates negotiation.
  • Rates:
      • Maintenance of Client rates and ensures all rate schedules are updated.
      • Communicate buy and sell rates to operations.
      • Negotiations of rates with third parties.
      • In cases where rates are not on file, application is made to the relevant agent or third-party supplier for the necessary costs.
  • 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.
  • Tenders:
      • 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 a marginable profit.
      • Submit tenders before deadline.
      • Follow up on tenders to see if company was successful in tender.
  • Query Handling:
      • Attend to any estimate or rate queries.
      • Communicate any queries and amendments to all parties involved.
  • Adhoc:
      • Overseeing Estimates department when Estimates Manager is away.