Our Business Units

We act as an agent in shipping, logistics and forwarding representing importers, exporters, ship owners, charterers and ship managers. Therefore our operations comprise of ships operations, customs clearance, consolidation, transportation, warehousing & distribution among others. We strive to make sure our operations are flawless. And we’re always looking for innovative ways to deliver in a timely and efficient manner. To do this we need a world-class team.  We work hand in hand to ensure efficiency in operations and timely reporting in a precise and accurate approach.

ESL’s Sales & Marketing department is made up of various teams that work across different areas of the business. Our all-encompassing purpose is to drive revenue and maximize profit.

When you join our team, you’ll be expected to get to grips with the industry and marketplace quickly so you can forge ahead and make the most of revenue opportunities.

You’ll need to be hands-on and espouse a mix of short and long-term strategies. Because retaining and nurturing existing client relationships and establishing new ones is such a big part of the job, it’s really important that you’re a super sharp communicator and natural at managing relationships.

Sometimes you’ll work independently. Other times, you’ll work as part of a wider team. So a positive, flexible and committed approach and an ability to take on lots of responsibility are really important characteristics.

Finance at ESL is just about numbers. It’s about engaging with colleagues from across the business, helping them to achieve their goals and objectives whilst staying commercially focused. We’re a regional operation within an intensely dynamic and competitive industry. With this in mind, our finance team needs to make sure we challenge effectively, meet targets and understand strategies. With our business partners, our financial experts are responsible for business strategy, growth and, ultimately, the profit and loss of our trading businesses. A role in Finance means you’re delivering decisions that make an impact to our customers, suppliers and partners

Developing your career in our evolving and dynamic business means working alongside some seriously driven individuals. You’ll share our passion for the brand and serving our customers. You’ll be at the heart of our organization, influencing important decisions that could transform the business.

Internal Audit Risk & Compliance function

Our brand has been built and sustained through the implementation and continuous checks of our quality systems as an ISO 9001:2015 certified companies. Our Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Department other than being the driver behind our quality systems has been key in detecting and preventing fraud, testing internal control, and monitoring compliance with company policy, procedures and government regulation. This assures us of continued excellence by boosting internal efficiency and effectiveness.

We achieve our goals by bringing the right people to our business. Our Human Resources Department recruits, retains and rewards our people.

Our HR teams do everything from partnering with our business on transformation projects and giving managers strategic advice to supporting the day-to-day needs of our people. ESL group is made up of such diverse businesses; working in the HR department is exciting, varied and provides you an opportunity grow and succeed with others.

Human Resources

We not only hire but we also retain the best human resource, in a teamwork environment, where every great talent excels. Our HR Department enables us to achieve our objectives through our human capital. This is achieved through the development and implementation of policies for recruitment, retention, learning and development, performance management, reward, and recognition to name a few, with the highest confidentiality. The department also partners in areas of change management, mentorship etc.

Roles in HR Function: Human Resource Manager, Human Resource Assistant, Human Resource Clerk.

Information Technology

Want to be part of the team tasked with maintaining the infrastructure of our communications, networking, and collaborative tools and processes? Well, look no further. You only need to be prepared for plenty of challenges as you team up with your colleagues to not only meet the ICT duties mentioned above but also assist the company drive innovation, enable timely delivery of information to ease decision making and many other challenging tasks which will boost your career in ICT.

Legal Function

Our Legal Department plays a valued strategic business partner role by meeting the following among others: Custodian to all company contracts, legal research and due diligence, employment law advice, overseeing and handling litigation/arbitration and providing legal support to the company.

Administration & Procurement functions

Our Administration function provides the link between our various departments and ensures the smooth flow of information from one part to the other. It ensures that we operate smoothly and professionally. A role in our Administration function requires strong organizational and communication skills giving individuals not only the opportunity to become involved in a number of projects but enabling them to develop key personal skills.
Our procurement function ensures that best quality goods and services are procured within set timelines, at the best price, by ensuring that procurement plans are filled and approved and requests done timely.

We have an internship program is aimed to develop tomorrow maritime industry leaders. We provide challenging opportunities that prepare them for successful careers in maritime, shipping and related industries. We focus on equipping our interns with relevant skills, knowledge and best practices in various roles across our business. This is done through day-to-day work involvement of the operations and also through mentorship and coaching.

The internship program goals are:

  1. 1. To provide a rich learning experience for students and recent graduates.
  2. 2. To create opportunities for recent graduates in disciplines ranging from Finance, Forwarding, HR, Legal in Shipping & Maritime industry.
  3. 3. To assist in bridging the unemployment gap in the Maritime sector.
  4. Develop tomorrows Maritime professionals.

Entry

Entry into the program is on a competitive basis; therefore they are recruited as per company recruitment policy. The program runs for six (6) months.