Clearing and Forwarding Jobs – Declaration Officer at HRM Connection Ltd

Job Title:    Declaration Officer
Organization: HRM Connection
Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
HRM Connection Ltd has been serving a wide variety of industries as a
human resource advisor, consultant, and on-site human resources department
since 2010. They are recruiting for a valuable client. 
Job Summary: The Declaration
Officer will accurately prepare and process error free customs entries on
behalf of the company within the laid down legal and statutory requirements for
the customs clearance procedure.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
  • Promptly procure customers’ manifests from
    the airline handling centers for airfreight and the shipping lines for sea
    freight through the Client Services department, Mombasa Operations Team or
    any other source as applicable.
  • Compare and ensure manifested details
    tally with the shipping documents
  • Ensure stock of bonds are managed and
    tallied effectively and cancellation monitored daily.
  • Ensure the Customs entries are prepared
    with Zero errors
  • Prepare and make declarations of customs
    entries within agreed service levels
  • Promptly communicate discrepancies/ issues
    to Operations Manager when necessary
  • Ensure data has been entered accurately
    into the Asycuda system
  • Ensure taxes payables have been captured
    correctly
  • Follow up and ensure taxes have been
    prompt paid
  • Monitor and ensure entries have been
    processed at the Document Processing Centre once payment has been made
  • Perform quality assurance on work
    processed
  • Identify and escalate recurring or
    consistent problems with systems functionality
  • Regularly provide advice to Clients,
    Client Services team on Tax estimates as per the KPIs
  • Effectively handle all issues arising from
    disputes over tariff and valuation at any stage of clearance
  • Maintain professional working relationship
    with internal and external customers and colleagues.
  • Ensure departmental and individual
    objectives are achieved
  • Plan, schedule and actively participate in
    departmental meetings
  • Establish, prioritize and present
    departmental action plans for meeting
  • Effectively liaise with Stakeholders,
    Clients, Customs, URA, Shipping lines and staff from same and other
    departments to ensure accurate entry and procedures
  • Effectively handle customer queries and
    disputes and proactively follow through to resolution
  • Promptly investigate and resolve
    customers’ complaints and escalate if appropriate to the Operations
    Manager.
  • Establish and process the required permits
    as required
  • Provide advice to clients on the required
    permits and processes
  • Any other duty as assigned.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The applicant must hold a Certificate or
    Diploma in clearing and forwarding
  • Training and certification in the Asycuda
    System
  • A minimum of two to three years’
    experience with Ugandan customs clearance process and requirements.
  • Experience in Transit clearance and
    forwarding
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Information management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be Ugandan
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their
updated CVs to careers@hrmconnection.com.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 6th October 2017 

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