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International Transport/Logistics Expert | ReliefWeb December 2020 - Jobvacan

International Transport/Logistics Expert | ReliefWeb

About the role

Crown Agents is looking for Ghanaian trade experts for a potential USAID trade related programme, focused on developing capacity and trade networks of public institutions and SMEs in the agribusiness sector. A key component of the programme will be to enhance trade andnd customs systems and procedures, resulting in reduced time and costs for domestic and international trade of the agribusiness sector.

We are looking for an experienced Customs Facilitation Expert and Trade Logistics Expert, ideally with significant experience working with relevant stakeholders in Ghana (eg Ministry of Trade, GRA, Ghana Shippers Agency, etc).

Location:

Based in Accra, with travel to key trading ports such as Tema and Takoradi

Duration:

5 years, long term. Part-time considerations apply.

About you

Essential

  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in the cargo transport / logistics sector including 5 years in consultancy
  • Previous employment, at senior level, in the transport and / or freight forwarding sector in Ghana and / or ECOWAS region
  • Experience of cross-stakeholder engagement, such as GRA / Ministry of Transport / Trade Associations
  • Experience of related international organisations, such as FIATA, IMO
  • Knowledge of international transport conventions for road, sea, air, rail freight
  • Experience of multi-modal transport operations and the principles of intermodal connectivity, including infrastructure, legislative, procedural aspects.
  • Practical knowledge of Public Private Partnerships
  • Good report writing skills
  • Ghanaian national

Preferable

  • Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
  • Other freight forwarders qualification
  • Previous related consultancy roles

About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

About what’s on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

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