BIA Zambia
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Logistics Assistant

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BIA Group is active in the sales, rentals and after-sales services of equipment intended for public works, mines, quarries and transport. The Group operates in Europe (Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg) and in more than 20 African countries.

Job Responsibilities

  • Follow up Equipment and parts shipments from the suppliers, clearing agent/forwarder until destination
  • Work closely with the sales team by giving information on the position of shipments
  • Control import documents by creating Cost Files for each shipment
  • Record information for tracking of orders for customers and produce a weekly report
  • Ensure that transporters and freight forwarders adhere to Health, Safety & Environment procedures
  • Coordinate shipping and logistics processes and maintain records, documents e.g., customs documents, freight invoices for costs analysis
  • Reconcile Duties, VAT and any other taxes payable to Zambia Revenue Authority
  • Engage ZRA and clearing agents by travelling to the borders as required
  • Work closely with the warehouse teams, freight forwarders and overseas insurance companies in cases where goods are damaged
  • Any other Logistics and Customs duties as assigned


  • Diploma in logistics or equivalent by experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar function
  • Good knowledge of Incoterms
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office/Excel
  • Good understanding of triangular shipping processes
  • Customs knowledge and familiar with the laws of Zambia CAP 322 – Customs Act
  • Valid member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (ZCILT) with practicing license as prescribed by the law

What is being offered incudes

  • A permanent contract
  • A competitive salary and an interesting package of extra-legal benefits
  • A human sized company with international dimension, encouraging autonomy and team spirit
  • A challenging career opportunity with an extensive training program
  • The possibility to take initiative and further develop the function

Method of Application

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Application deadline
14 Dec 15:00