Import & Logistics Manager at La Roche Equipment Nigeria Limited

La Roche Equipment Nigeria Limited (La Roche) is West Africa’s foremost distributor for world’s leading providers of sanitary fittings, building materials (finishing products) and construction equipment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Import & Logistics Manager

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Handling all documentation required for facilitating the importation of company products:
  • Verifying and assessing pro-forma invoices from suppliers.
  • Ensuring that the products to be imported have valid certificates.
  • Ensuring that all documents issued by suppliers are in line with governmental/regulatory directives.
  • Verifying the following debit notes and ensuring that they are processed on time in order to avoid delays at the port:
  • Monitor product import processes to ensure compliance with NAFDAC and SON regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure the validation and regularization of SONCAP Certificates for all products being imported.
  • Opening and processing FORM M and other critical documents required for importing goods.
  • Ensuring that all import and duty tariff codes are correctly applied to all incoming shipments.
  • Working with Shipping Companies, Banks, Insurance Companies and Relevant Governmental Regulatory to facilitate the delivery of products.
  • Recommending efficient shipping companies to management and new suppliers.
  • Working closely with Clearing Agents to enable a smooth and fast clearing of consignments with Customs to avoid unnecessary demurrage charges.
  • Preparing Marine Insurance Covers and Claims
  • Staying updated on all governmental and regulatory legislation on importation.
  • Tracking the entire shipment process.
  • Processing of PAAR (Pre-Arrival Assessment Report).
  • Verify assessment report for FGN Custom Duty Payment and prepare Protest Letters wherever necessary.
  • Directly resolve all issues raised by Customs during the clearing process.
  • Staying abreast of the domestic and international rules and regulations that govern the shipments of products (especially chemical-based products) so as to guide management
  • Other duties assigned.


  • HND / BSc in Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain or related fields
  • Minimun of 6years’ experience in Import Logistics Operations
  • Must have Operational knowledge of the ports and government agencies.
  • Understanding of Logistics network management
  • Must have knowledge of the Customs and Excise HS Code and Explanatory notes

Deadline: 31st March, 2021

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the Job title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Please do not apply if you don’t have the above requirements.


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