Friday, July 19, 2013

Logistics and Declaration Officer

A premier Provider of Logistics solutions across the East and central Africa region is seeking to recruit a “Logistics / Declaration Officer

The position holder will be required to work closely with the various departments to provide leadership and ensure laid procedures are well executed to promote a culture of high performance within the organization.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensuring proper and smooth day to day running of all operations
  • Tracking shipments, updating customers on arrival information and prompt customer service
  • Liaising closely with customers, and internal departments to coordinate the import and export of goods
  • Coordination on all shipments including preparation of all documentation, working with shipping lines, airlines, freight forwarders and inland carriers, providing updates, obtaining accurate charges, and performing all necessary data entry
  • Undertake all declaration procedures for imports and exports
  • Experience in Tariffs’ & Customs procedure codes, Simba and Orbus system, custom entry declaration, IDF applications and clearance under bond/exemption. TREO reconciliations will be an added advantage
Qualifications and other requirements
  • Diploma in clearing & forwarding or University degree in Business Administration or related course is required
  • Must possess an east African community freight forwarding and practicing certificate
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in Clearing & Forwarding
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Computer literate
  • Must be flexible in work habits and schedules ,ready to work for longer hours when required
  • Must have knowledge of government procedures relating to imports & exports  and customs laws
If you meet the above requirements, please email your CV and cover letter to, indicating your current and expected remuneration

Applications must be received on or before 26th July 2013

Only successful candidates will be contacted