Several Fresher Customs and Logistics Officer Job Opportunities – International Freight Company

Organisation: FIG
Consult Limited (International Freight Company)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
FIG Consult Limited
is recruiting for a new re-known International Freight Company.
Job Summary:  The Customs and Logistics Officer will will coordinate transportation and customs clearing activities on behalf of the
company within the laid down legal and statutory requirements for the customs
clearance procedure.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Documentation:
·        
Ensure
shipment documents are in order.      
·        
Guide
clients on any other additional documents.      
·        
Ensure
timely follow-ups of shipment payments.      
·        
Tasked
with the preparation of proforma invoices in liaison with accounts department.
·        
Ensure
all closed files have the right documents.  
Declaration:
·        
Timely
lodging of shipment duty entries using the system.     
·        
Timely
lodging of import and export permits.     
·        
Timely
payments of duties
.
·        
Zero
errors on all declarations.     
·        
Zero
penalties on declarations.   
Operations Management:
·        
Tasked
with physical verification of shipments in comparison to the original documents.     
·        
Ensure
timely release of shipments by customs
officer.      
·        
Resolve
any queries from the custom officers      
·        
Adhere
to set verification procedure and requirements for all
shipments      
·        
Cargo
delivery to clients on time as agreed and in good
condition.      
·        
Zero
damages on all shipments.      
·        
Zero
penalties, fines, alterations fees and offences      
·        
Zero
shipment additional costs by clients and
company.      
·        
Proper
management of bonds and cancellation of
same.      
·        
Use of
company system (ERP) in job cards updates.  
Reports:
·        
Submission
of weekly and monthly operations reports      
·        
Perform
any other duty assigned by your supervisor.
Key Performance Indicators:
·        
Timely
management of declarations
·        
Timely
and correct processing of all entries to avoid penalties and cancellations
·        
Timely
bond cancellation.
·        
Submission
of weekly declaration report on all shipments handled and any challenges
encountered.
·        
Timely
submission of weekly reports.
·        
Zero
penalties.
·        
Ensure
all shipments comply with the government regulations.
·        
Ensure
shipments are cleared within the specified time frames.
·        
Execute
high levels of integrity while performing day-to-day duties  


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant should hold a Diploma or Certificate in Clearing & Forwarding.
EACFFPC certification is mandatory. A degree is an added advantage.
·        
At least
two years of relevant experience.
·        
Working
knowledge in shipping & logistics an added advantage.
·        
Conversant
with customs clearance procedures.
·        
IT
skills i.e. proficiency in the use of Customs System is mandatory
·        
Proficient
in Ms. Word & Excel workbooks.
·        
Conversant
with the Customs Procedures
·        
Hold a
clean and valid driving license.
·        
Excellent
communication written and verbal.
·        
Good
team player
.
·        
High
degree of integrity
·        
Ability
to work with minimal supervision    
NB: This is a temporary assignment for a period of 4 months. The applicant should be ready to start work immediately.

How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters
and updated CVs via email to ugandanjobline@gmail.com with the subject line
quoted as “Customs and Logistics Officer – International Freight Company
Deadline: 18th June 2018 by 5.00pm
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