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Sharaf Shipping Agency of Sharaf Group has formidable presence in Middle East, Africa and Indian Sub-Continent. Our services have evolved with time and today besides Ship Agency Service, we have ventured into Hub Services, Offshore supply Services, Freight Forwarding, Project Cargo Handling, Chartering and Broking, Logistics & Warehousing Services

General Manager - Africa
    You will be responsible for developing and managing sales, Operations, Financial, and Administration as per business plans.
    • Build & drive shipping agency business for Bulk, Container, Tankers and RoRo carriers as per business plans.
    • Identify new business and growth opportunities with principals as well customers so as to grow and expand company's business.
    • Always safeguard interest of Principals so as to ensure exclusivity of relationship and promote his interest.
    • Lead and guide team for healthy and continuous P R with all the Port Authorities and other regulatory authorities for smooth business operations.
    • Strategic positioning of the Company to offer competitive shipping and freight management services and always maintain leadership position in the country.
    • Provide effective and quality direction to Commercial, Operations and Logistics function so as to attain higher productivity and continuously improve revenue earning. 
    • Coordinating with the Principals and also ensuring a continuous high level of service to customers

  • Good base university degree with post graduate qualification in management.
  • 12 -15 years Experience in handling liner business with around 5 years experience in Managerial capacity preferably with work experience in Africa

Finance Manager - Africa
    You will be responsible to meet all statutory requirements on behalf of the Company, submission of Management Information reports in time, supervise accounting, and administrative functions of the company. 

    * Preparation of monthly P & L and Quarterly Balance Sheet and Annual Budget for the Management. 
    * Ensure accounts of the Shipping Principals are properly maintained and required reports are submitted in time to Principal. 
    * Submit audited accounts to tax authorities and file various statutory returns relating to direct, indirect taxes and company law matter. 
    * Dealing with the bank authorities and manage funds of the company in a secured way and maximizing returns on them. 
    * Coordination with auditors
    * To ensure books of accounts are maintained in orderly manner.
    * Manage payroll and administrative functions of the company. 
    * Preparation of financial reports for the management review

  • Charted Accountant with 5-7 years experience in a similar role preferably within same industry or service industry.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Strong IT knowledge

Operations Manager - Africa
    Main responsibilities will be to direct the Shipping Operations to ensure accurate and timely shipping processes of all orders with maximum efficiency. 
    • Implement the processes in Operations relating to Ship schedules/Port handling/Documentation/ Husbandry.
    • Planning and coordinating all operations activities in all aspects of shipping services for timely delivery to customer and other stake holders.
    • Ensuring continuous review and improvements of operational processes to ensure accuracy and compliance. Oversee daily monitoring efforts to ensure productivity objectives meet company/departmental standards.
    • Maintaining awareness of the business context and company profitability, including budgetary control issues

  • At least 5-10 years experience in a shipping environment.
  • Ideal candidate must be proficient with MS Office and operational systems/software 
  • Be able to multi-task and perform excellent communication, supervisory and customer service skills. 
  • A Shipping Operations Manager needs to be a good communicator who is capable of report writing in a clear and structured way. You must also have good negotiation skills

Hub Executive - UAE

  • Should be capable of handling operations of all type of vessels (Bulk, break bulk, general cargo, container, tanker, RoRo) 
  • Excellent Communication with Ship owners and charterers. 
  • Preparation of PDA 
  • Excellent communication with Master for pre arrival requirements, Vessel ETA and berthing prospects. 
  • Close supervision of Vessel discharging / loading operations 
  • Timely sending of daily discharge reports to Ship owners, Charters and Consignee 
  • Meet Vessel turn-around time, targets and budgets 
  • Liase and work closely with Port authorities, regional and global offices

  • MBA in Shipping & Logistics and/or hold a recognized shipping qualification 
  • At least 3 years experience in a shipping environment. 
  • Should be capable of handling operations of all type of vessels (Bulk, break bulk, general cargo, container, tanker,RoRo) 
  • Ideal candidate must be proficient with MS Office and operational systems/software 
  • Be able to multi-task and perform excellent communication, supervisory and customer service skills

Accounts Executive - Africa

  • Handle the shipping agency accounts independently, and vessel disbursements to principals
  • Check disbursement invoices for respective vessels
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of information recorded in the system.
  • Arrange cash to master and reimbursement of expense claims for seafarers
  • Handle correspondence with ships/ agents for crew accounts matters
  • Compiling accurate and timely reports to the assigned Principals in compliance with Principal's guidelines

  • Commerce graduate with a minimum 5-10 years experience in shipping agency, forwarding, and logistics.
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work well in a team, enthusiastic, positive and with a willingness to learn and develop

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