Transports and Customs Supervisor – Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Organisation: Medecins
Sans Frontieres (MSF)
Duty Station: SUKA, Kampala,
About MSF:
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
is an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers
emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural
disasters and exclusion from health care.
Job Summary: The MSF
Transports and Customs Supervisor will be responsible for coordinating
transportations and customs clearing activities
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will guarantee the effectiveness and efficiency of
    transportations and customs clearing activities
  • Perform
    customs declarations (entries) into Asycuda Word for import,
    trans-shipment or export
  • Offer
    operational assistance and support link to transports and customs
  • Ensure
    operational discipline to execute tasks according to the plan and deadline
  • Organize
    the reception or shipment of consignment and assist with the
    loading/offloading of goods Strong customer relationships management with
    the supported missions, service providers and partners (URA, ENHAS, NDA,
    UNBS, relevant ministries, etc.)
  • Ensure
    a proper documentation of goods transported Monitor and record data for
    transports & customs activities
  • Ensure
    proper archiving of transports and customs documents (eg: entries, cargo
    manifest, contracts, invoices, letters, logbook for vehicles, CB10, etc.)
  • Willing
    to travel to other countries linked to transportations and customs issues,
    trainings or support to MSF missions.
  • Send
    the request to NDA and follow the process until obtaining the import
    license for drugs and others medical supplies
  • Mentor
    and supervise a team according to the organisation chart.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Diploma in Logistics, Transports and Freight
  • Possession
    of the East Africa Customs and Freight Forwarding Practicing Certificate
    (EACFFPC) is mandatory
  • At
    least two years’ experience in freight forwarding
    (import/export/trans-shipments), experience in similar roles within MSF is
    a very strong asset
  • Good
    technical knowledge in using Asycuda World (entries for
  • Good
    knowledge of customs law and procedures in Uganda and within East Africa
  • Good
    knowledge of valuation and rules of origin
  • Good
    knowledge of tariff classification
  • Computer
    literacy skills with good knowledge of MS-Office (e.g. Excel, Word).
Personal Competencies: Possess the ability to train, manage and
monitor a team and to delegate; flexibility, resourcefulness. Ability to work
in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment, good communication
skills, initiative, open- minded. Ability to summarise, and to work
independently, good stress management, flexibility, resourcefulness and
negotiation skills.
Language: English
mandatory. French is a plus and local language (Luganda, Swahili, etc…)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are invited to send their application letter and a
detailed CV merged together in a PDF or word document to the HR department of
MSF Switzerland via email to:
Deadline: 17th December, 2014

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