Declaration Officer Job in Nairobi at a leading manufacturer of wire products

Our client, a leading manufacturer of wire products is seeking to recruit a Declaration Officer.

Location: Nairobi

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Preparing export documents.
  • Sending the above to the clearing agent for lodgments on the same day.
  • Tracking shipments, updating on arrival information and ensuring correct shipping documentation.
  • Following up on the verification of all exports with the customs offices.
  • Undertake all declaration procedures for imports and exports.
  • Application of Import Declaration Forms for all shipment.
  • Making sure bond returns are done on time
  • Receive incoming materials for the bond
  • Maintaining a proper record of all shipments in the bonded warehouse
  • Sending required import documents for clearance on time
  • Bonds management and cancellation procedures
  • Application of standardization stickers where applicable
  • Make sure that all the records are up to date with respective office of the customs department
  • Following up with the warehousing approval.
  • 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.
  • Follow up correspondence between various statutory bodies and other parties including KRA, KBS, KPA, etc.
  • 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 because of penalties.
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship with customs office.
  • Making sure inspections and speed governors are renewed on time
  • Applying for KEBS exemption for raw materials, spares and machines
  • Following up with KEBS standardization permits
  • Applying marine cover notes

Qualification and Experience

  • Diploma in Clearing and Forwarding
  • A Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the same capacity
  • Highly conversant with KRA Simba system and Orgus (will be an added advantage)
  • Must have knowledge of government procedures relating to imports and exports knowledge of customs laws pertaining to Kenya, east and central Africa.
  • Possess a high degree of integrity, honesty and confidentiality

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to on or before close of business 20th November, 2016.

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Updated: November 10, 2016 — 3:20 pm