Clearing & Forwarding Declaration Officer Job Opportunity at ALISTAIR Tanzania | June 2018

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Clearing & Forwarding Declaration Officer Job Opportunity at ALISTAIR Tanzania | June 2018
Location: Kurasini, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Clearing & Forwarding
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Experienced

1. Essential Skills:
  • Good Interpersonal Relations Clear communication skills ensuring clear and candid information is used
  • Fully conversant in using TANCIS to make entries for all Imports, Exports and border clearances.
  • Computer Literacy to effectively operate core Microsoft office programs and other online management systems
  • Faultless administration skills ensuring procedures are being followed accurately.
  • Problem solving skills to ensure obstacles to progress are overcome
  • Attention to Detail ensuring the right information is captured and communicated in a timely manner.
2. Qualifications:
  • Diploma/ Degree in Clearing and Forwarding or any related.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Clearing & Forwarding for Local Imports, border clearing and transit goods.
  • Comprehensive HS code knowledge and a high degree of accuracy in identifying and using the correct ones.
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with all stakeholders in the field.
  • Good interpersonal relations and communication skills.
  • Flexible in work habits and schedules, ready to work for longer hours when required.
  • Must have knowledge of government procedures & customs laws relating to imports, exports and transit goods for air, sea and road freight cargo.  
  • Possess a high degree of integrity, honesty and confidentiality.
  • Fluent English and Kiswahili
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3. Overall Purpose
  • To work as part of a team in the clearing & forwarding department and function as a Declaration Officer.
4. Accountabilities & Responsibility Areas
  • Tracking shipments, updating our database on arrival information and ensuring correct shipping documentation is in place in advance.
  • Undertake all declaration procedures for imports and exports
  • Application of IDFs (Import Declaration Form)
  • Advice the management on correct and most preferred course of action to overcome technicalities that may arise in declaration or clearing operations
  • Bonds management and cancellation procedures
  • Follow up correspondence between various statutory bodies and other parties
  • Obtain customs release for exports and truck border consignment
  • Ensure correct use of Tanzania Revenue Authority Tariffs
  • Ensure that correct values are used during declaration and other related procedures to avoid losses that may accrue as a result of penalties.
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship with customs office
  • Perform any other relevant duties that may be assigned by the supervisor within the scope of the position.