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Louis Dreyfus Uganda Jobs 2022 – Fresher Execution Officer (Coffee)

Louis Dreyfus Uganda Jobs 2022

Job Title: Execution Officer (Coffee) – Louis Dreyfus Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: Louis Dreyfus Uganda

Duty Station: Uganda

 

 

Louis Dreyfus Uganda Profile

Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. (LDC), also called the Louis-Dreyfus Group, is a global merchant firm that is involved in agriculture, food processing, international shipping, and finance. The company owns and manages hedge funds, ocean vessels, develops and operates telecommunications infrastructures, and it is also involved in real estate development, management and ownership. It is one of the “ABCD” quartet of companies – alongside Archer Daniels Midland, Bunge and Cargill – that dominates world agricultural commodity trading.

 

 

Job Summary:

This function plays an essential role within LDC to ensure both internal and external customer satisfaction while optimizing the value of each transaction. The Execution officer function is accountable for the flawless fulfillment of the execution throughout the trade to cash process including full completion of the customer file.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

Along with the below-listed responsibilities, the employee should conduct any other business related to the function as required by her or his supervisor.

  • Stays fully Up to Speed on all Related Contracts
  • Ensures understanding of the commercial contracts assigned, vessel charter parties contractual obligations, etc.
  • Proactively resolves issues as they arise and escalate to managers, as needed.

Ensures all aspects of the Shipments Process and Documents Meet Contractual Obligations:

  • Follows up on the nomination process with shippers on a timely fashion to ensure full compliance with contractual deadlines.
  • Appoint third parties (freight forwarders, supervision, agents, insurance) to monitor loading operation as needed
  • Follow up on Pre-Shipment Sample
  • Follow up on daily operations to ensure cargo is loaded as per contractual obligations (weight, quality, quantity, packing, URA documentation, etc.) to ensure smooth operations.
  • Ensure conformity of document instructions from buyers and issue shipping documentary instruction to sellers accordingly.
  • Ensure that documents received in the process match LDC’s contractual obligations
  • Ensure smooth and cost-competitive operation during loading and imports.
  • Proactively follow up the operations to ensure issues are dealt and resolved in a timely manner.

Maintains and update the front system:

  • Maintains timely and accurate updates to the front system
  • Maintains detailed and accurate filing documentation to ensure supporting documentation is available
  • Follow up on related shipments to ensure

Ensure full understanding and execution of the invoices and dispatch of documents to ensure a fast Payment Cycle:

  • Follows up on accounts receivable to ensure LDC is fully paid.
  • Reviews and follows up incoming invoices from third parties for payment.

Ensures Strict adherence with LDC policies and legal requirements:

  • Ensure full compliance with LDC’s internal polices and legal requirements
  • Ensure full compliance with the Group’s Code of Conduct

Other:

  • Handling the various import consignments related to our business, such as Spare parts, Jute bags and air cargo execution
  • Ensure complete customer and country documentation requirements up properly documented & filed
  • Ensure adequate exposure and guidance to increase efficiency and performance of the Execution Process
  • Ensure timely communication for related documentation to third parties for smooth execution of Shipments

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1-3 years’ experience at least in a similar function
  • Experience in international trades (preferably in the agricultural industry) with exposure to international contract terms of coffee preferred is a valuable advantage including knowledge of international payment instruments, current banking & trade practices

Skills

  • Knowledge and ability to use computers and related technology including computer skills eg word processing, managing computer files, and creating presentations.
  • Advanced computer skills include managing databases and running calculations in MS Excel spreadsheets etc.
  • Effective communication with third parties and all internal stakeholders
  • Good aptitude for numbers, analysis, and excellent attention to detail
  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Strong team-player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Proactivity, ability to anticipate and avoid problems
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Team player

Required Languages

Required Education

  • Bachelor degrees (International Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Logistics or Business Administration or related area)

 

 

How To Apply for Louis Dreyfus Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates can submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 22nd May 2022

 

 

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