IMPORTS CLERK
EHC/1261/19
Kenya

Our client is a leading integrated business solutions provider that commenced its operations in Kenya in 2014. The organization delivers high-end technological solutions for world-class businesses.

The group has multiple business interests across domains like business technology, electronic security systems and digital signage. The Group has a vast presence in Kenya and a proven track record of delivering a diverse range of services to businesses across domains by leveraging synergies across group companies.

The Group offers solutions for Electronic Security Systems, Queue Management Systems, Visitor Management System, Time & Attendance System, and more

THE POSITION

Reporting to the chief accountant, the overall purpose of this role is to manage the logistics and imports & exports of the company on a daily basis.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Obtain quotes and coordinate with the logistics companies for the timely arrival of the cargo at the best possible rates.
  • Prepare all the necessary documents including but not limited to IDF, COC, invoice among others prior to the arrival of shipment for seamless clearing upon arrival.
  • Visit the airport to fast tracking the clearing of shipments as and when required
  • Coordinate and communicate with KRA / customs department to clear any ambiguity with the shipment
  • Undertake the clearing process in conjunction with the clearing agent and ensure timely delivery of the cargo
  • Ensure the goods are cleared in the quickest possible time
  • Verify and the goods upon arrival and match them with the packing list and invoice.
  • Provide landed cost / final cost once the goods have been delivered on site / at the store.
  • Update the status of the good in transit on daily basis to the back-office team
  • Coordinate transport and logistics of the company for local shipments and cargo
  • Provide castings of newly imported items as when requested by the sales team
  • Ensure proper filing of all the import and export documents

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Proven work experience as an imports clerk with minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Candidate should be conversant with Kentrade and Simba system.
  • Candidate should have through knowledge about the imports and export formalities and procedures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel & Word)
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Customer service attitude
  • Degree in clearing and forwarding will be an added advantage.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you meet the requirements as stipulated above, please email your application letter accompanied with a detailed CV clearly indicating your current position, current and expected remuneration to the following email address: recruitment@eaglehr.co.ke   on or before close of business on Tuesday 13th   August 2019.

Eagle HR Consultants DO NOT CHARGE any interview fee(s) to any applicant.