Declaration Clerk

Your Role

The success factors in this role will be the facilitation of effective declaration, guidance to relevant business units, customers, and sales team in all customs matters. Covering a period of 4 months of maternity leave and annual leave.

Your Responsibilities

To attain a seamless flow of all customs documentation and procedures. Also, to undertake specific customs declarations in the customs system accurately and in a timely manner for all shipments under Kuehne + Nagel contract.
To undertake correct and timely Import declaration form (IDF) applications and follow up on approvals through the customs systems and ensure same are sent to the customers or customer service as appropriate.
Generate Other Government Agencies (OGA) consignment documents (CD’s), Port Health Permits through Ken trade as appropriate, Kenya Bureau of standards (KEBS) exemption, Unique consignment reference number (UCR’s) for Export Procession zones (EPZ) and UCR from Mother Import declaration form (IDF).
Constant follow up of delayed passing of entries and IDF approvals and ensure customers and or customer service are updated accordingly.
Ensure up to date with the customs act and regulations for proper solutions and guidance.
Conversant with all Harmonized system (HS) codes and customs regimes.
Maintain updated, effective contact with customs on all new regulations and ensuring that all relevant parties are updated accordingly.
Ensure that all preceding entries are active in the customs systems.
Your Skills And Experiences

Familiar with the East African Customs Act & Harmonized System code
Excellent customer service
East African customs training & computer literate
Detail-oriented, highly organized, team player
Problem Solving, ability to work effectively in a team environment
A flexible approach to work and the ability to work under pressure
Fluent written and verbal communication in English and Kiswahili
Good Reasons to Join

We offer an employee-friendly environment for you to develop and grow to become a skilled transportation logistics professional in a challenging and fast-developing company with a competitive salary and opportunities for further development within the Kuehne + Nagel Group. If like us, you put customers at the heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business. req80830


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About Kuehne + Nagel

With approximately 69,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions.