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Import Export Manager
- HCMC, Vietnam


Are you a logistics expert who thrives working in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment? Do you enjoy finding shipping solutions to optimise the customer experience? We have an exciting opportunity at our New Collaboration Centre in HCMC on the 20th floor, overlooking the Saigon River.

Picture the time when you were a child, savouring the tastes that came with eating your favourite food. These recollections are what drives us to be part of creating “Future Memories”, partnering with our clients in developing the finest flavours and product solutions. Established in 1989 in Australia as a family-owned business, Essential Flavours is now into the second generation of management. Our story still has many pages to be written as part of our growth in our international market.

Our Vietnam subsidiary is now seeking a highly motivated and organised Import Export Manager to manage the import and export process of the company for all Asian countries, as well as lead the Administration Team in Vietnam to deliver an outstanding customer experience.

In this role, you will be…

• Providing leadership to the Vietnam Administration Team.
• Ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of imports and exports for products into Vietnam and the broader Asia region.
• Managing the relationship with logistics partners, for both domestic and international, to provide competitive shipping solutions to customers.
• Manage shipping documentation, such as import and export licensing, insurance, product routing, shipping, packing, and customs declarations.
• Overseeing the delivery of customer service in Asia, ensuring delivery timeframes are met.
• Undertaking office and facilities management for Vietnam operations, serving as the building contact person.
• Managing licences, insurances and ensuring compliance with government related requirements.

The role will report to an Australian based manager.


To be a perfect fit for this role you will have:
• Degree in Trade or Logistics, (International) Business, Finance or any other related field
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in an import and export related business or similar role
• Extensive knowledge of customs laws, rules, and regulations for Asian countries
• Knowledge of import and export administration regulations for shipping out of Australia and into Asian ports
• Ability to easily comprehend and organise shipment processes.
• Leadership skills
• Exceptional time management and organisational skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Customer orientation
• High levels of initiative and ability to work autonomously
• Analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to adjust to fast changing business conditions and be results oriented
• Promote a positive and productive team environment
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong English proficiency
• Proficient in computer application skills.

• Full time hours.

• The role is office based in Thao Dien Ward, Thu Duc City on the 20th floor overlooking the Saigon River.

• Bonus.
• Social insurance and premium healthcare.
• Salary reviewed annually.
• Team activities.

To find out more about Essential Flavours, visit our website:

If this sounds like the job for you, apply today! In addition to submitting your resume, please attach a short, two-minute video introducing yourself. Closing date for applications is 19 July 2022.

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