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Assistant Manager Commercial | AMW | Union Place, Sri Lanka

Date: 04-Nov-2022

Location: Union Place, LK

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Associated Motorways (Pvt) LTD

No two days are the same at AMW, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognizes and rewards quality performance, and what do you get, The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started 70 years ago, popularly known as AMW now a fully-owned subsidiary of Al Futtaim Group (AFG) of United Arab Emirates, is one of the pioneers in the Automotive industry in Sri Lanka.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attending to all issues relating to Supply Chain with the relevant parties
  • Ensuring that the ordering and sourcing process is efficient and ensuring zero stock outs.
  • Effectively manage the commercial department by overseeing the tasks in order to ensure the smooth clearance/delivery of inbound (Imports)/outbound (Exports)
  • Consult with the Customs/ Chamber of Commerce/ Ports Authority / Banks/ Forwarders in order to prepare obtain approvals / credit terms for export / import etc.
  • Negotiate with local / foreign vendors, shipping agents, clearing agents, freight forwarders, in order to obtain the best rates and service levels
  • Coordinate with relevant authorities to ensure the fulfilment of day-to-day operations
  • Follow up with vendors / principles to expedite the Shipments / deliveries


Key Requirements

  • Successfully completed a Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a similar capacity.
  • SAP Knowledge would be most preferred.
  • Knowledge in Supply chain management, Import/Export/Customs Agent Handling.
  • Strong Communication & Coordination Skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.


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