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Customs & Clearance Supervisor Job in Nairobi

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.
·         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

·         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:
If this describes you and you are up to task, email your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Customs & Clearance Supervisor) to before Tuesday 31st January 2017.

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