Operations Intern Job at Express Shipping and Logistics (EA) Ltd

Operations Intern Job at Express Shipping and Logistics (EA) Ltd

Operations Intern Job at Express Shipping and Logistics (EA) Ltd

Job Title: Operations Intern 

We have an excellent and exciting opportunity for an Agency Operations Trainee in Express Chartering & Shipping Limited, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

We seek to give the opportunity to persons who have completed their studies in shipping and Logistics.

The candidate will gain exposure and hands-on work experience in accounts.

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Training & Learning areas:

  • Declaration of ships with TPA and representing the company at port meetings.
  • Submission of manifest copies for lodging to TPA, TRA, and all other relevant authorities.
  • Liaising with TRA Border control, Port Health, Fisheries, plant health, and all statutory bodies as may be required to clear the ship for working once the ship is alongside.
  • Preparing and issuing crew with shore passes.
  • Attending to ships’ needs and giving the crew any help, they may require.
  • Prompt inward and outward clearance of vessels.
  • Ensuring Invoices and cargo documents are received and acknowledged prior to vessel sailing for services rendered.
  • Confirming statement of Facts (SOF), delivery orders, and manual manifest contents
  • Assisting in controlling and facilitating vessel and facilitating vessel boarding by contractors.
  • Booking and facilitating discharge & loading gangs.
  • Overseeing and expediting vessel’s cargo operations.
  • Ensure safe, prompt, and planned to berth.
  • Arranging in advance for fenders if needed, discharge and or loading facilities
  • Assisting in all other office operations when and if called upon to do so.
  • Disembarking & embarking on arms.
  • Arrangement of police escorts and immigration customs.
  • Ship arrival notification to customs and TASAC/TRA.

Key Performance Areas/Indicators

  • Supervise all ship agency operations for allocated ships to achieve distinctive performance and exceed customer expectations.
  • Coordinate the operations communications, progress reports, and updates.
  • Ensure accuracy, completeness, relevance, and timeliness of operations reports.
  • Adhere to set ship operations procedures.
  • Adhere to contracted suppliers on vessels.
  • Conduct all operations with passion, proactively, honesty, and transparency.
  • Implement, conduct, and handle any other operations duties and responsibilities that will be added from time to time.

Key Competencies and Skills


  • Team player & self-motivated.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Honest & of high integrity.
  • Reliable & with good work ethics


  • Knowledge of accounting software applications.
  • Computer proficient in Ms. Word & excel
  • Detail-oriented

Operations Intern Job at Express Shipping and Logistics (EA) Ltd


  • Diploma/Bachelor in Shipping and Logistics Management
  • IT Proficiency (MS-Office Suites)
  • Knowledge of ERP Software is an added advantage
  • Interested candidates to send their application, CVs, testimonials, and academic & professional certificates via email to: career@esl-eastafrica.com, attention to the Human Resource Manager. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Website http://www.esl-eastafrica.com/ke/home/

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