18 Apr 2024

Full Time Ships Agent – Manica Group Namibia (Pty) Ltd

MANICA GROUP – Posted by o4na@ Windhoek

Job Description


Ocean Liner Services a division of Manica Group Namibia (Pty) Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer with offices based in Walvis Bay. The Company currently has an opportunity for a resilient, disciplined, self-confident, experienced, and energetic Ships Agent, based in Walvis Bay. The perfect candidate should possess excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to solve problems; manage competing priorities and thrive working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment; the ability to work effectively, collaboratively, and cross-functionally, and think creatively with intellectual curiosity and a willingness to learn..


Job description

  • Pre-arrival vessel planning and booking of berthing space for vessels.
  • Obtain detailed vessel & operational requirements from stakeholders prior to vessel arrival.
  • Coordinating vessel port calls while attending to vessel inquiries.
  • Preparing and presenting professional vessel D/A quotations and liaison with principals
  • Registration of all vessels with local authorities prior to its arrival (within statutory time frames)
  • Vessel clearance
  • Coordinating efficient cargo operations
  • Cutting and releasing principal Bills of Lading
  • Conducting efficient authority liaison and maintaining regular communication with all stakeholders involved
  • Crew change coordination and facilitation.


  • Namibian citizen
  • Matric Certificate or equivalent
  • Computer Literate (Microsoft Office)
  • Systems Exposure: Acumatica and Bluvelve
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Certificate in Logistics or Basic Shipping
  • Shipping practice course or Bill of Lading
  • 2-3 years minimum Ships Agency experience, with sound knowledge and understanding of Port Agency work.
  • Knowledgeable in the Namibian Ports Authority (NAMPORT), DMA, Immigration and Customs regulations.
  • Own transport will be advantageous.

How to Apply

The company ONLY accept applications vis their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:

Apply online via: Bidvest Career Portal  

Closing Date: 21 April 2024


Only shortlisted candidates with relevant supporting documents attached to their application will be contacted for interviews. Candidates from designated groups defined in the Affirmative Action Act (1998) are encouraged to apply

Job Categories: General Jobs. Job Types: Full Time.


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