Customs Clearance

Date Posted: Oct. 14, 2022, 2:33 p.m.

Brites Management

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review and identify the customs documentation requirements
  • Review and process the different types of customs forms required for re-export and stamping procedures.
  • Act as a consultant in customs, logistics, and warehousing matters.
  • Ensure that all documents called for by authorities are submitted promptly to ensure speedy clearance of goods and orders are correctly recorded in the customs and company’s systems
  • Ensure that all cleared goods are also cleared from the company’s system and are properly recorded for future reference.
  • Verifying that orders are accurately filled by comparing items and quantities of goods gathered for delivery against documents.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant legislation, political situation and other factors that could affect services to customers.
  • Calculating and processing duties and taxes to be paid and may be required to sign documents under a Power of Attorney on behalf of the company.
  • Arrange for payment of taxes and duties.
  • Post bonds for the products being imported or assist the company in obtaining bonds and also prepare the necessary import documentation such as certificates of origin and cargo control documents.
  • Review and match issue documents to the material to ensure the correct item is being delivered to the customer.
  • Liaise with officials in various agencies to ensure goods are cleared through customs or quarantine.
  • Arrange for transportation, warehousing, or product distribution of imported or exported goods and liaise with Freight Forwarders.
  • Advise the company and customers on import and export restrictions, tariff systems, insurance requirements, and all other customs-related matters.
  • Handle good working relationships with customs authorities and other stakeholders in the industry.
  • Provide regular and accurate reports to the company General Exports directors on all cleared cargo and the status of outstanding goods for clearance.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the General Exports Directors

Qualifications/ Requirements/Key Skills

  • 3-5 years of relevant work Experience as a Customs Officer
  • Must hold a diploma or bachelor’s degree in Logistics or related course.
  • Certificate in Computer studies or relevant with high proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Must be conversant with the KRA clearance procedures
  • Knowledge of documentation requirements
  • Must have the ability and be able to clear along borders.
  • An overall professional and positive attitude
  • Punctuality is a must and flexible working hours
  • Good interpersonal relations, and communication skills and possess a high degree of integrity, honesty, and confidentiality.
  • Must have knowledge of government procedures relating to imports & exports as well as knowledge of customs laws pertaining to Kenya as well as the International Community.
  • Knowledge of international trade and taxations
  • Flexible
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Customer service
  • Analytical and Problem Solving skills

How To Apply

Interetsed and qualified candidates should send their applications to [email protected] 

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