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Contract Desk Coordinator

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Job ID 132067 Date posted 07/13/2021 Location : Gurgaon, India

Job Purpose and Impact

The Contract Desk Coordinator , under direct supervision, will help coordinate and plan import/export processes, customs documentation, and shipping and receiving of foreign merchandise to ensure it arrives on time. We seek a professional who will participate in issuing import licenses and completing monetary transactions associated with the import in a timely manner.

Key Accountabilities

  • Reconcile data for inventory, warehouse transfers, loading orders, quality, claims, demurrage and dispatch cases, etc.
  • Maintain and foster established relationships with small accounts, customers, clients, suppliers and other business partners.
  • Collaborate with external authorities to verify and comply with all customs requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with the home and foreign country government laws and customs regulations.
  • Prepare, review, approve and maintain files for import/export documents.
  • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate/Post Graduate degree.
  • Good communication skills in English both verbal and written and comfortable working with international environment.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Meticulous. Focus on details. Experience in Microsoft programs especially Words & Excel. Experience in SAP would be an added advantage. Knowledge of commodity trading is preferred.
  • Exposure to International Business contracting in commodity trade.
  • Clarity and knowledge of Incoterms, export documentation and international payment terms etc.
  • Knowledge of L/C terms and conditions preferred.
  • Fair exposure with overseas customers with direct business communication.
  • Innovative and challenging attitude

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA degree/diploma holder preferabaly in International Business course.
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Preferably Experience of two years in commodity trade contracts.
  • Worked earlier with similar commodities / companies
  • Expertise in different GAFTA clauses
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