Job Vacancy – Import Export Officer
Import Export Officer
Duma Works is recruiting an Import Export Officer for one of our clients. The hiring firm specialises in the trade of agricultural commodities in East Africa.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Manage documents related to shipments and plan shipping
- Check fiscal prices, custom requirements and clearing fees
- Get the optimal, most efficient and cost effective shipping, transport and clearing method
- Track shipments and follow up with the forwarder regarding arrival dates at the ports
- Send clear instructions to the shipper regarding the clearing documentation as per the requirements
- Follow up closely on the customs clearance and delivery process
- Give overall logistical support to all departments
- Liaising with government bodies and service providers such as shipping lines etc
Key Requirements for Import Export Officer
- A minimum of Diploma in Clearing and Forwarding or a related field
- Basic understanding of clearing and forwarding regulations
- At least 1 year experience in a similar position
Skills and Competencies
- Quick thinker and problem solver
- Analytical skills.
- Ability to work within a team
- Ability to multitask and withstand pressure
- Good interpersonal skills
- Good oral and written communication skills
- High levels of integrity and honesty
- Proficient use of MS office suite of packages.
Cover Letter and a detailed CV are to be sent by email to [email protected] marking the subject as “2528”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 2528, Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through. Applications without a Motivation Letter will not be considered.
Deadline for receiving applications: 23rd November 2016
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If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer. This is to save both you and the employer time and make sure you both find the best match.
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