Senior Shipping Administrator (Johannesburg)


  • Extensive stock & procurement management and reporting experience (± 5 years);
  • Extensive people management skills;
  • Extensive shipping experience wrt controls, audits, reports & customer liaison;
  • Extensive experience with stock costing, and a variety of costing systems;
  • Strong reconciling, financial, and numerical experience and ability and IT acumen;
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines; and
  • Strong excel & powerpoint skills together with debtors, creditors and cashbook exposure.
  • Exceptional understanding of inco terms 2020 and shipping terms
  • Experience in forwarding and clearing shipments
  • Experience in arranging local and international shipments along with SAD500 compliance, EUR 1 and related terminology
  • Must be familiar with tariff headings and duty charges
  • Experience in stock costing and shipping charges administration
  • Strong analytical and basic accounting concepts on costing of shipments
  • Strong ERP system exposure w.r.t. shipping and admin within a computerised environment
  • Ability to communicate and liaise well with foreign and local suppliers


  • Overall responsibility for the procurement and shipping function, including audit and legal compliance;
  • Responsibility for maintenance of VAT, SAD500 and local shipping documents
  • Responsible for all shipment clearance with forwarding agents
  • Maintain fully compliant shipping files and procurement packs
  • Checking, analysing and authorising accurate and timeous procurement and shipping reports and spreadsheets;
  • Checking and authorising stock adjustments & cost increases;
  • Management of stock takes, stock obsolescence, cycle counts, buy outs, various expenses, supplier vetting;
  • Day to day management of shipping, foreign creditors, shipping reconciliations and shipping payments cashbook and other admin positions.

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