Customs Clearance Supervisor Vacancy in Nairobi (70K) November 2016

Recruitment position : Customs Clearance Supervisor Work in Kenya Nov 2016

Jobs description : Customs Clearance Supervisor career Post

Job Title: Customs Clearance Supervisor

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 50K – 70K

A global moving, relocation and shipping company is looking to hire a Customs Clearance Supervisor for their offices in Nairobi.

S/he will provide leadership and guidance to clearance clerks and liaise with relevant stakeholders to ensure clients cargo is cleared in a timely fashion and proper documentation is made.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with all stakeholders in planning strategies so as to clear and release the client’s shipment on time
  • Assist in prioritizing shipment which requires immediate clearance with customs and prepare report on shipment released and pending shipment to be cleared on a daily basis
  • Liaise with customs and other relevant authorities for any issues that will arise during clearance of cargo
  • Process customs clearance documentation for the clients and liaise with relevant authorities on a daily basis so as to deliver excellent customer service to all customers
  • Work on assigned key account customers to ensure their needs are met in a timely manner
  • Continually develop knowledge on customs qualifications, ensuring new regulations are understood and implemented where required
  • Handle technical details relating international transportation, such as customs regulations and any necessary documentation
  • To efficiently evaluate the costs of transportation, services and inventory within any budget or distribution strategy
  • Responsible for administrative functions such as budgeting, equipment and liaison to customer service
  • Ensure that all elements of the domestic and international distribution process are coordinated to meet customer requirements in a timely and high quality
  • Develop procedures and key performance indicators to monitor quality and regular measurements to determine effectiveness of procedures implemented
  • Meet or exceed established goals relative to on-time delivery and shipping accuracy performance for customer shipments
  • Improve operational efficiencies to increase ability to process customer orders using both systems and physical improvements
  • Ensure proper compliance and adherence to export /import administration regulations

Skills and Qualifications

  • 5-years experience in Logistics (local and International) 3 of which must be in a supervisory capacity
  • Must be conversant with the KRA clearance procedures and Simba System
  • Relevant qualifications and systems training associated with Logistics Management
  • Must be computer literate with high proficiency in Microsoft office
  • Diploma in Customer Service is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of documentation requirements
  • Must have the ability to clear both sea & air shipments
  • An overall professional and positive attitude

How to Apply

Please only send your CV quoting the job title in the email subject (Customs Clearance Supervisor) to before Tuesday 29th November, 2016.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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