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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Sciencescope Limited Customs Clearance & Documentation Clerk Job in Kenya
Sciencescope Limited is expanding and evolving.
Our culture is one that empowers you to embrace new challenges and influence change.
Join a fresh and collaborative working environment that encourages contribution, innovation, and growth.
We are aiming to further expand our team and are looking for candidates to fill in the following position:
Customs Clearance & Documentation Clerk
Review and identify the customs documentation requirements
Liaising and advising suppliers on the various import regulations and requirements
Ensure that all documents called for by authorities are submitted promptly to ensure speedy clearance of goods and orders are correctly recorded in the customs and company’s systems
Ensure that all cleared goods are also cleared from the company’s system as well as Kenya’s Simba System/ KENTRADE and the same are properly recorded for future reference
Verifying that orders are accurately filled by comparing items and quantities of goods gathered for delivery against documents
Calculating and processing duties and taxes to be paid
Arrange for payment of taxes and duties
Review and match issue documents to material to ensure correct item is being delivered to the warehouse
Liaise with officials in various agencies to ensure goods are cleared through customs
Arrange for transportation, warehousing or product distribution of imported or exported goods and liaise with Freight Forwarders
Should have good knowledge on import and export restrictions, tariff systems, insurance requirements and all other customs related matters
Handle good working relationship with customs authorities and other stakeholders in the industry
Provide regular and accurate reports on all cleared cargo and status of outstanding goods for clearance
Apart from customs clearance the candidate should be able to carry out other secretarial work such as and not limited to preparation/typing of various office documentation, keeping records and managing renewal of permits / licenses, providing various report to the management e.t.c
Must hold a diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or related course
3-5 years relevant work Experience
Certificate in Computer studies or relevant with high proficiency in Microsoft office
Must be conversant with the KRA clearance procedures and Simba System and KENTRADE as well
Knowledge of documentation requirements and preparation Must have the ability to able to clear both Sea & Air shipments at the port as well as borders
An overall professional and positive attitude
Punctuality is must and flexible working hours
Good interpersonal relations, communication skills and possess a high degree of integrity, honesty and confidentiality
Must have knowledge of government procedures relating to imports & exports as well as knowledge of customs laws pertaining to Kenya as well as East and Central African countries
How to Apply
Applications should be sent to our email: firstname.lastname@example.org and should include your resume and cover letter addressing the position of interest quoting the job title as well as details of your current and expected salary, current position, email address and telephone contact.
Applications close: Friday 31st March, 2017
Sciencescope will only process applications submitted through the above mentioned email and only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
To be eligible to apply for this position you must have the appropriate right to work in Kenya.