Declaration Officer Job in Nairobi

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 careers@flexi-personnel.com on or before close of business 20th November, 2016.
Clearly indicate the position applied for and salary expectation on the subject line
NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement.

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