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Project Imports Coordinator Job in Kenya

Project Imports Coordinator

H.Young & Co. (E.A) Ltd is the leading Engineering and Construction Company and has its headquarters in Nairobi Kenya. 

The Company’s design, Manufacturing and Construction activities relate to all sectors including Infrastructure, Telecommunications, Mining, Power Generation, Petroleum Industry, Cement among others. 
H.Young & CO. (E.A) Ltd recognizes that is success depends on its employees and therefore has a highly qualified mix of both local and International staff that provides quality services and products to consistently meet key objectives and deadlines.

H. Young does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

Overall Objective:
 The Project Imports Coordinator will be expected to handle all importation documentation of a project including Duty/VAT exemption process and coordination with clearing and forwarding service providers.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for managing commercial terms of freight.
  • Responsible to arrange Duty and VAT exemption through the owner of project
  • Daily liaison with Ministry of Energy, Finance and others in relation with Imports Exemption documentation
  • Responsible for arranging and managing Customs Bonds.
  • Daily management and coordination of import shipments.
  • Ensure compliance with all import industry regulations.
  • Managing an import tracking system.
  • Tracking of imports orders from the source to the ports of destination and ensuring on time clearance.
  • Provide report on stock levels.
  • Identify and monitor key quality metrics (on time shipments) to drive improvement.
  • Co-ordinate efficient clearing and forwarding of all imports by sea or by air.
  • Managing inbound freight strategy.
  • Daily communication with customer on relevant issues and resolutions.
  • Ability to provide 24 hour response.
  • Prepare and publish daily, weekly reports.
  • Evaluate shipments, consolidate loads, and select most cost effective method of delivery.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing & Supplies
  • 15 – 20 years of experience working in imports/exports, logistics/supply chain.
  • Hands on Experience in duty/VAT exemption procedure including coordination with Energy and Finance ministry/treasury.
  • Candidates with previous work experience with C&F agents and EPC Contractors will be preferred
  • End to end imports Duty and VAT exemption import process experience is essential
  • Must have working knowledge of Cisco ERP.
  • Experience working in a construction firm will be advantageous.
  • Must have excellent customer focus, ability to work under pressure
Send your application to before 14th January 2017.

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