9 Dec 2016

Declaration Officer Jobs In Kenya 2016

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Declaration Officer Jobs In Kenya

Our Client is in the logistics industry currently looking for a Declaration Officer. The candidates role is to ensure effective and efficient coordination of all imports and export transactions

Declaration Officer Job Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Tracking shipments, updating customers on arrival information and ensuring correct shipping documentation
  • Undertake all declaration procedures for imports and exports
  • Application of IDFs
  • Advice the management on correct and most preferred course of action to overcome technicalities that may arise in declaration or clearing operations
  • Bonds management and cancellation procedures
  • Follow up correspondence between various statutory bodies and other parties including KRA, KBS, KPA, etc
  • Obtain customs release for exports and truck border consignments
  • Ensure correct use of Kenya Revenue Authority Tariffs
  • Ensure that correct values are used during declaration and other related procedures to avoid losses that may accrue as a result of penalties.
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship with customs office
  • Liaise with suppliers for timely shipments, follow up for documents to be received and goods cleared well in time to avoid late documentation charges, storage charges and demurrages.
  • Perform any other relevant duties that may be assigned by the supervisor within the scope of the position.

Key Result Areas

The accountability areas are as follows;

  • Quality service
  • Proper documentation
  • Attention to detail

Declaration Officer Job Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Diploma in Clearing and Forwarding
  • A Minimum of 3 years experience in the same capacity
  • Highly conversant with KRA Simba system
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with all stakeholders in the field.
  • Good interpersonal relations and communication skills.
  • Flexible in work habits and schedules, ready to work for longer hours when required.
  • Must have knowledge of government procedures relating to imports & amp; exports knowledge of customs laws pertaining to Kenya, east and central Africa.
  • Possess a high degree of integrity, honesty and confidentiality.
  • Ability to generate and write reports


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to [email protected] before COB 16th December 2016. Only qualified candidates should apply. If you don’t hear from us within 2 weeks after application consider yourself unsuccessful.

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