Global Logistics Officer – Cape Town

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Black Pen Recruitment
  • Post Date: March 26, 2019
Job Overview

Our Client is a growing international telecom company with multiple international offices that offers talented and driven individuals the opportunity to grow their career in an exciting and professional field.

Since their establishment, they have recognized the importance of attracting and developing a well trained, diversified and committed workforce. They are committed to providing their people with the intensive training and career development opportunities, a dynamic, professional and challenging environment, and the best equal employment opportunity practices.

Our Client has a proven track record of delivering services and support on a global scale. They see obstacles as challenges and take pride in overcoming them.

Also, they take pride in their employees and acknowledge it as a foundation for their ongoing success.


  • Business travel opportunities with Travel Allowances
  • Career Development Programs


  • Responsible for full P&L for the Malaysia, Colombia, USA, HKG-based freight business unit
  • Establish and obtain membership to the major international freight forwarding associations
  • Develop contractual relationships with overseas partners, global sea and air freight carriers
  • Deal directly with sea and air freight carriers to obtain the best rates and fastest lead times for inbound and outbound shipments
  • Develop and implement an efficient process to provide the sales team and operations with immediate shipping rates for customer quotations
  • Manage and track all in and outbound shipments worldwide to ensure smooth delivery
  • Experience shipping to and from the following locations is preferred:
    • The USA, Europe (UK, AMS), Argentina, India, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Indonesia
  • Manage relationships with 3PL warehouse partners worldwide for 3rd party receiving, handling (including repacking), and dispatching
  • Develop systems to optimize shipping document generation to help streamline operations
  • Liaise daily with remote-based management. This will require availability by phone and email outside of regular business hours
  • Maintain a highly organized log of all shipments globally from start to finish
  • Compile and submit weekly and monthly management reports


  • Candidate possesses at least Diploma / bachelor’s degrees in relevant major
  • South African / foreigners with valid work permit or permanent residents of South Africa
  • 2-3 years of work experience (must)
  • Works well with deadlines
  • Knowledge of logistics systems
  • Understanding of transportation limitations and regulations
  • Ability to contribute individually to the greater goal
  • Planning skills
  • Understanding of transportation issues
  • Knowledge of logistics subset (e.g. People working in ground transportation need to have an understanding of trucking and rail shipments)
  • Experience working in logistics preferred
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others, and Organization skills
  • Quality management skills

To apply please provide a two-page CV and a cover letter to:

Job Detail
  • Offered Salary22k - 28k
  • Career LevelIntermediate
  • Experience3 Years
  • INDUSTRYCustomer Service Jobs
  • QualificationDiploma
  • Visa RequirementSouth African ID