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Shipping Officer

Jordan, Al ‘A̅şimah, AmmanGAC Jordan

Job description

  • The primary role of this position is to handle vessels calling at Aqaba port under GAC agency in accordance with the company’s quality standards and the principals’/customers’ requirements while ensuring smooth operations during the vessels’ stay in Aqaba port.
  • The primary tasks of this job include:
    • Handle agency appointments, operational and commercial matters for all types of vessels calling at Aqaba port under the agency of GAC Jordan, and coordinating with Aqaba port authorities with regards to operations and documentation to ensure smooth delivery of services
    • Handle export and import operations and documentation for Ro-Ro vessels
    • Handle all husbandry matters such as crew changes, spare parts logistics, landed cargo and provisions supply, and ensure timely delivery of all services to the vessels calling at Aqaba port under our agency
    • Handle and provide bunker supplies for vessels at Aqaba port
    • Handle proforma DA inquiries and questionnaires regarding rules, regulations and tariffs at Aqaba port, calculate the proforma disbursement account for vessels and follow up on the settlement of pre-funding
    • Calculate vessel bill charges as per tariffs, prepare final disbursement account (FDA) and sub-FDAs within the lead time, issue all related credit and debit notes, and follow up on FDA settlement with principals
    • Check and approve invoices, and ensure all invoices are logged into the system accurately
    • Document each service in the system and update the relevant sheets for easy reference and accurate disbursement
    • Ensure all related files and communication are in line with GAC Jordan’s administrative procedures
    • Assist in preparing statistical reports

Job requirements

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Logistics or Business
  • 0-1 years of experience
  • Key competencies:
    • Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
    • Attention to details and quality
    • Problem solving skills
    • Able to work well in a team

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