Custom Declaration Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya


Position: Custom Declaration Officer

Nature of Job: Full time

Location: Nairobi

Salary Range: 30K – 35K

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive declaration / documentation instructions from clients
  • Professionally carry out customs declaration while observing utmost accuracy to avoid customs rejections and punitive measures and co-ordinate processing of customs clearance documentation
  • Eliminate delays and customs offences
  • Continuously monitor operations and guard against fraudulent
  • Attain a seamless flow of all sea freight documentation.
  • To undertake specific Declarations in a Fast and timely input of shipping data for the generation of customs entry declaration for all shipments.
  • Maintain an updated and effective contact with customs on all new regulations as well as reporting to the management on any changes in business procedures.
  • To eliminate delays and avoid customs offences by declaring timely and correct tariffs
  • To ensure proper consultation between client, company and customs

Key Qualifications and Skills

  • Diploma in Clearing and Forwarding or KRATI Training Certificate
  • 2-3 Years’ experience as a Custom Declaration Clerk
  • Conversant with lodging of IDF and C17B
  • Simba systems experience, with Kentrade, Kwatos system in a busy forwarding or logistics firm
  • Conversant with shipping line procedures
  • Knowledge in customs law, tariffs, classifications and valuations method
  • Team player and result oriented
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send their CV’s quoting relevant skills, qualifications and experience to

Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Procurement and Logistics, Transport and Logistics
Updated: April 20, 2019 — 7:37 am