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Job Vacancy For Cargo and Freight Movement Assistants At United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER)

Posted on: November 27th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Dec-2014};

The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) is seeking qualified candidates for local recruitment to provide support to operations in Ghana.

UNMEER invites interested and qualified candidates of Ghanaian nationality or with a valid Ghanaian work permit and who meet the requirements to submit their applications to UNMEER Office in Accra

For all position listed below, the minimum education requirement is a high school certificate. Additional post-high school training in the required field is desirable.

The position available is: Cargo and Freight Movement Assistants

Responsibilities include:

•   Conducting loading and off-loading of passengers and cargo on UN contracted aircraft/vessels/barges/trucks efficiency, ensuring that cargo is properly packed, labelled and prepared for transportation, operating forklift/K-Loader and other heavy equipment when loading and off-loading of aircraft, compiling and updating daily statistics of flight/vessels arrival and departure, ensuring warehouse is maintained in an orderly fashion, etc.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A minimum of five (5) years of work experience in Transport, Supplies, Passenger and Cargo handling, Shipping or in related field
•   Skill: Fluency in oral and written english. At least two years experience driving a vehicle with stick shift, ability to drive forklift and good computer skills. Knowledge of french will be an advantage

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications by email to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 25 December, 2012

Applicants must clearly indicate in the subject of the email which position they are interested in and include:

•   A short cover note
•   A personal history form (P.11). Copies of the P.11 form may be downloaded at:- http://www.unlb.org/doc/p11.doc
•   Copies of education and employment certificates

Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Vacancy For Movement Control Assistant At United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER)

Posted on: November 27th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Dec-2014};

The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) is seeking qualified candidates for local recruitment to provide support to operations in Ghana.

UNMEER invites interested and qualified candidates of Ghanaian nationality or with a valid Ghanaian work permit and who meet the requirements to submit their applications to UNMEER Office in Accra

For all position listed below, the minimum education requirement is a high school certificate. Additional post-high school training in the required field is desirable.

The position available is: Movement Control Assistant

Responsibilities include:

•   Conducting loading and off-loading of passengers and cargo on UN contracted aircraft/vessels/barges/trucks efficiency, ensuring that cargo is properly packed, labelled and prepared for transportation, operating forklift/K-Loader and other heavy equipment when loading and off-loading of aircraft, compiling and updating daily statistics of flight/vessels arrival and departure, ensuring warehouse is maintained in an orderly fashion, etc.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A minimum of five (5) years of work experience in Transport, Supplies, Passenger and Cargo handling, Shipping or in related field
•   Skill: Fluency in oral and written english. At least two years experience driving a vehicle with stick shift, ability to drive forklift and good computer skills. Knowledge of french will be an advantage

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications by email to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 25 December, 2012

Applicants must clearly indicate in the subject of the email which position they are interested in and include:

•   A short cover note
•   A personal history form (P.11). Copies of the P.11 form may be downloaded at:- http://www.unlb.org/doc/p11.doc
•   Copies of education and employment certificates

Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Vacancy For Clearing Assistant (Tema)

Posted on: March 31st, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Tema,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,29 Apr-2014};

To ensure the smooth clearance of goods from the ports as well as their effective and efficient transportation to the various outlets

Duties and responsibilities

•   Handle custom declaration and clearance of goods at the ports
•   Manage customs documentation
•   Handle the total chain of import documentation activities
•   Liaise with all stakeholders to ensure the smooth clearing of goods at the ports
•   Track, check and identify goods on arrival at the ports
•   Reconcile records
•   Ensure the timely clearance of goods from the ports and their on-ward distribution to our various outlets

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Hold a bachelor degree in shipping/forwarding and clearing management
•   Have at least 2 years working experience in clearing and forwarding job
•   Have complete knowledge of import formalities
•   Have knowledge of government rules and custom procedures relating to clearing
•   Be conversant with the GCNET use
•   Good knowledge of French is desirable

Location: Tema

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons should forward their CV and cover letter (DO NOT send as attachements) to this email address:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 27 April, 2014

Job Vacancy For Compensation & Benefit Officer At Meridian Port Services Limited (Tema)

Posted on: January 31st, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Meridian Port Services Limited,Tema,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,28 Feb-2014};

MPS is the leading Container Terminal Operator in Ghana. Our Vision is to be the ‘Best in Class’ Container Terminal in West Africa and we are seeking to recruit qualified, competent and interested candidates to fill the vacancies in the Company:

Job Summary

The position is responsible for but not limited to, the efficient and effective implementation of Compensation and Benefits systems of the company.

Major Accountabilities

•   Preparation of Payroll and other compensation/benefits and reimbursement of staff expenses.
•   Process Employee loan letter to the bank
•   Continually review and recommend payroll improvements for greater efficiency
•   Maintain all payroll files and data bases and respond to payroll related queries
•   Maintain record of monthly medical bills Maintain and ensure a safe workplace
•   Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum of first Degree in Administration or related subject with at least two years work experience or HND in Management Studies with not less than four years relevant work experience
•   Must possess very good numerical skills and pay attention to details
•   Good knowledge of the Ghanaian Tax law
•   Must have good human relations with the ability to deal with all levels of people
•   Must be willing to work long and odd hours
•   Must be Computer literate, especially skilled in Microsoft Excel
•   Ability to use payroll systems and applications is essential.

Location: Tema

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified and interested persons are to send their applications including CV to the following address:-

The HR Manager
Meridian Port Services Limited
P. O. Box TT240, Tema New Town
Tema.

Closing Date: 14 February, 2014

Job Vacancy For Shipping Assistant / Customs & Clearance Agent At USAID Ghana

Posted on: November 11th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{USAID Ghana ,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Nov-2013};

The U.S. Mission in Accra, Ghana is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Ghanaian for the position of SHIPPING ASSISTANT/CUSTOMS & CLEARANCE AGENT in the Regional Executive Office of USAID/West Africa. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as Customs and Clearance Agent in the Regional Executive Office. The incumbent performs a variety of duties for Implementing Partners (IPs) and Third Country Nationals (TCNs)

This position is located in the Regional Executive Office of USAID/West Africa in Accra, West Africa.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:

The primary purpose of the position is to serve as Customs and Clearance Agent in the Regional Executive Office. The incumbent performs a variety of duties for Implementing Partners (IPs) and Third Country Nationals (TCNs) which include but are not limited to the clearance of incoming shipments, coordinates with government of Ghana (GOG) agencies in the exportation and importation of House Hold effects (HHE), Private Owned Vehicle (POV) and other official commodities/goods. The incumbent acts as the principal liaison between USAID Ghana/West Africa and all of its Implementing Partners (IP) and Third Country Nationals (TCN) on administrative and logistic issues that will aid in their settlement in Ghana as well as other office responsibilities.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Preparation of Tax Exemption Documents for IP and TCN Shipments 70%

Upon receipt of notice of incoming shipments, the incumbent ensures that the USAID Contract Officer’s Representative (COR)/Agreement Officer’s Representative (AOR) prepares a tax exemption request and submits it to the Executive Officer for approval. When approval is granted, the incumbent ensures that the COR/AOR provides him/her with a copy of the Ocean Bill of Lading/Airway Bill and other supporting documents, including the approved request for tax exemption. He/she prepares the tax exemption documents for approval by the Executive Officer. When all documents are approved, the incumbent forwards the signed and approved tax exemption documents to the COR/AOR who forwards the documents to the IPs for coordination with the Ghanaian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Regional Integration and New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) for an exemption certificate and coordination with customs and shipping agents for clearance and delivery of the shipment to the appropriate location. For TCNs, the incumbent forwards a copy of the Ocean Bill of Lading/Airway Bill and other supporting documents, including the approved request for tax exemption to pre-established Clearing Agents who will perform the necessary functions to ensure that TCN incoming household effects are cleared and delivered to their residence. In his/her role as liaison between USAID Ghana/West Africa and all of its IPs and TCNs, the Incumbent will provide the following assistance to all IPs and TCNs:

•   Registration of IPs and TCNs with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for issuance of non-diplomatic ID Cards;
•   VAT exemption for personal purchases and other related issues;
•   Assists with the registration of Official Program and personal vehicles with the Driver Vehicle and Licensing Authorities;
•   Assists IPs and TCNs with actions related to the transfer and sales of POVs prior to their departure;
•   Develops contact with Government officials, especially with Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Customs, Immigration, and DVLA for the coordination of issues affecting IPs and TCN operations in support of the Ghana/West Africa Missions;
•   Develops and maintain data base containing contact information of the Government Officials mentioned above. This information must include the names, addresses, telephone number, Ministry, etc., of the officials. The data base must be updated on a regular basis;
•   Develops and maintains the IP database for USAID/Ghana and USAID/West Africa which must include all relevant contact information.
•   Handles all approved and appropriate Administrative and Logistics support requests from AORs/CORs and TCNs through the Executive Officer in support of IPs and TCNs in-country arrival and departure requirements as dictated by the Ghanaian Laws and USAID policies and guidelines;
•   Acts as a backup to Procurement Assistant and Travel Assistant in their absence.
•   Handles disposal of TCN furniture and equipment
•   Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Deputy/EXO.

Visa Requests and Processing for TCNs, IPs, and Temporary Duty Staff (TDY)

•   Upon notification from the COR/AOR of arrival of expatriates (IP expatriates and non-diplomatic staff of USAID), the incumbent initiates the process that will legitimize the expatriates stay in Ghana.
•   He/she prepares a request for issuance of a multiple re-entry Visa and Permanent Resident Permits through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Immigration Office.  Copied at: ghanacurrentjobs.com
•   The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that any and all issues that arise are resolved, so as to ensure that non-US expatriates working for USAID funded projects adhere to the Ghanaian Immigration Laws.
•   Prepares introduction letters for incoming TDY personnel, IPs, and TCNs to various Embassies and Consulates within Ghana and overseas requesting issuance of entry visas for US Government official business travel.
•   The incumbent will prepare entry Visa requests for incoming Diplomatic staff whom are unable to obtain visas prior to travel to Ghana.
•   Incumbent ensures that visa requests are processed in a timely manner and a copy is forwarded to the incoming individual. •   He/she must confirm that a copy of the entry visa is present at the Kotoka International Airport.
•   The incumbent is also responsible for diligent follow up to ensure that visas are obtained promptly, and resolves any problems that may arise.
•   On rare occasions, incumbent may be called upon to process visa requests after duty hours for emergency entry into Ghana.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Education: Diploma in Shipping/Logistics Management, Business or Public Administration is required.
•   Prior Work Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience in customs and clearance, shipping or transportation field including one year with a USG or other international organization, in an English-language work situation is required.
•   Job Knowledge: A good working knowledge of host government standardized regulations and procedures regarding immigration, shipping and customs clearance is required.
•   Language Proficiency: Level IV (fluent) of English language capability is required. The incumbent should be able to prepare correspondence and standardized reports in English.

Abilities and Skills:

•   Must be able to deal tactfully, yet effectively with host country customs
and immigration government officials and with supervisors, Mission staff, TCNs, IPs and TDY personnel.
•   Must be able to organize work to track actions and ensure proper and timely delivery of paperwork.
•   Must be proficient in word processing programs.

Salary Range: GH¢ 17,869.00 – GH¢26,801.00 p.a. (depending on qualification and experience)

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested individuals should submit cover letter and curriculum vitae with referees to:

Human Resources Office
American Embassy, Accra
P.O. Box GP194, Accra

by Email to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 20 November, 2013

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