Role details

Trade Assistant (Export) - Letter of Credit Specialist

United Arab Emirates   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Letter of Credit knowledge in logistics is mandatory
  • 3PL or Shipping background

About Our Client

My client is an international distributor of petrochemical products and have been in the market for over 30 years. They operate globally from USA, France, Hong Kong, UAE, Algeria, Morocco in more than 70 countries mainly Africa, Middle East, Indian Sub-Continent, South East Asia and Europe.

Job Description

The role of Export Assistant will include, but not limited to the following:

The export assistant coordinates activities between all parties to an international transaction including the customer, the freight forwarder and the supplier and ensures that such activities conform to internal rules and business terms and agreements. It expedites and monitors the movement of cross trade shipments. It is responsible for providing assistance in shipping and preparing export documentation (invoices, B/L, packing lists…) before vessels arrive at destination. This includes letter of credits. It liaises with various departments such as Sales and the Supply Chain.

The export assistant provides Customers services and serves in the administrative capacity. It gives shipping instructions to the various parties by coordinating supplier and freight forwarders, monitors shipments and ensures fast documentation to satisfy Customers.

The Successful Applicant

For the role of Export Assistant the ideal candidate must have the following:

  • Incoterms (especially FOB/CFR and CIF)
  • Must have Letter of Credits and ICC documentary remittances knowldge
  • Marine transport and Bill of Lading rules of issuance
  • Shipping & Commercial documentation
  • International cross trade
  • Customer service department
  • Shipment scheduling and follow-up
  • Customer oriented

What's on Offer


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