Full time Offered Salary : R25,000.00 - R35,000.00 / Monthly

Senior Pricing / Estimator Controller – (DBN)

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Job Description


  • R25,000.00 CTC – R35,000.00 CTC (Depending on experience).

Job Requirements:

  • Matric.
  • A University degree with exposure to finance/accounting/Supply Chain/Logistics Management.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in freight forwarding operations / estimates and pricing for both imports and exports (sea freight, breakbulk, road freight, air freight).
  • Advanced understanding and skills in Microsoft Excel.
  • Incoterms Certificate.
  • Geographical knowledge.
  • General knowledge on Shipping terms and abbreviations.

Computer experience required:

  • Microsoft Office:
      • Word
      • Excel
      • Outlook
  • Internet
  • Cargowise

Job Description:

  • Prepare multi modal estimates for both imports and exports timeously to comply with agreed timelines stipulated by client’s requirements and company’s SOP.
  • Drive sales by developing, identifying, and securing all relevant direct sale opportunities.
  • Ability to negotiate competitive rates with shipping lines, co-loaders, overseas agents and transporters as well as provide feedback on rates submitted as well as any service-related failures.
  • Build value-based client relationships.
  • Ensuring estimates are accurate and competitive.
  • Proactive communication with not only clients but all inter-branch queries and requests.
  • Identify and quantify all cost factors.
  • Evaluate profitability per estimate.
  • Work closely with the internal team members and external Sales and Service teams to ensure high customer satisfaction.
  • Vendor service providers.
  • Analyse Estimate Reports – failure vs successes / trade lane review / mutual office benefits and leads..
  • Solutions driven (LCL vs FCL; Breakbulk vs RORO vs flat rack; Routings etc.).