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C & F Shipping Assistants Jobs in Mombasa Kenya

A Company based in Mombasa is looking for experienced qualified persons to fill the positions of C & F Shipping Assistants.

  • Processing of Export/Import documents in accordance to the laws of the country, the organization’s policies and procedure, and ensure compliance with all relevant local and international laws.
  • Make shipping applications to the shipping lines
  • Accurate confirmation of draft bills of lading with the shipping lines
  • Preparation and sourcing of third party documents, e.g. certificates of origin, phytosanitary certificates, health certificates, e.t.c.

  • Generate shipping reports and sending them to the customers
  • Accurate declaration of customs entries on Simba system for Import and export consignments.
  • Preparation and passing of tea board documents
  • Proper record keeping of all documents prepared
  • Obtain customs release for both export/import consignments.
  • Manage port ledger account and maintain records.
  • Preparation of documents for clearance of trucks at border points.
  • Managing and making optimum use of the Customs Security Bonds that we have.
  • Processing custom bonds and initiating cancellations.
  • Following up on correspondence between various statutory bodies and the company, e.g. KRA, KEBS, KEPHIS, KPA etc.
  • Processing of licensing applications for warehouses and customs agency licence.
  • Processing certification of customs entries and sending them to customers.
  • Resolving customs entry issues.
  • Diploma in International Freight Forwarding and Warehousing.
  • Minimum of 3 years forwarding & operations experience in a busy office.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the maritime industry.
  • Experience in customer relationship management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, particularly telephone skills with both internal and external contacts.
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft applications (Excel/Word).
  • Good analytical and decision making skills.
  • Ability to work long hours especially in the field.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Those with the East African Customs & Freight Forwarding Practice certificate will have an added advantage.
The Candidate:
  • Strong Interpersonal skills, Effective leadership skills, Good team player
  • Must be analytical, accurate and deadline driven individual
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • Passion for excellence and compliance
  • Self-motivated, high energy with strong ability to deliver results.
  • Original, Strategic and Independent thinker
Suitable candidates should submit an up to date CV and their letters of application.

Three referees and personal contacts.

DN/A 893
P O Box 90403-80100,

Not later than Monday 28th February, 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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