Entry Level Transports and Customs Supervisor Job Careers – Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Organisation: Medecins Sans
Frontieres (MSF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Medecins Sans Frontieres Switzerland (MSF-CH) is an international,
independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to
people affected by armed conflict, natural disasters and exclusion from
healthcare.
Job Summary: The Transports
and Customs Supervisor will coordinate transportations and customs clearing
activities for Medecins Sans Frontieres Switzerland (MSF-CH).
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Guarantee the effectiveness and efficiency
    of transportations and customs clearing activities
  • The incumbent performs customs
    declarations (entries) into Asycuda Word for import, transhipment or
    export
  • Provide operational direction and support
    link to transports and customs procedures
  • 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
  • Regularly 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.
  • Submit 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 applicant should preferably hold a
    Diploma in Logistics, Transports and Freight forwarding
  • The East Africa Customs and Freight
    Forwarding Practicing Certificate (EACFFPC) is mandatory
  • At least two years’ experience in freight
    forwarding (import/export/transhipments), experience in similar roles
    within MSF is a very strong asset
  • Good knowledge in using Asycuda World
    (entries for import/export/transhipment)
  • Good knowledge of customs law and
    procedures in Uganda and within East Africa Community
  • Good knowledge of valuation and rules of
    origin
  • Good knowledge of tariff classification
  • Highly Computer literate with good
    knowledge of MS-Office i.e. Excel, Word
  • Ability to train, manage and monitor a
    team and to delegate, flexibility, resourcefulness.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural
    environment,
  • Excellent communication skills,
    initiative, open-minded.
  • Ability to summarize 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 applicants should send their application letters
and detailed CVs merged together as one PDF or word document to the HR
department of MSF Switzerland via email to:
msfch-kampala-recruitment@geneva.msf.org
Deadline: 29th
January 2017

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