Declaration Clerk in Mombasa at Kuehne + Nagel

On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Kuehne + Nagel Ltd. is one of the world’s leading logistics group with about 63,000 employees stationed at over 1000 locations in over 100 countries worldwide and are skilled in all forms of global transport by sea, air, overland and in providing high quality integrated logistics services. 

Kuehne + Nagel is headquartered in Schindellegi, Switzerland.
Kuehne + Nagel seeks to recruit highly competent and self-driven individuals to fill below position.
Declaration Clerk – Mombasa

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:

  • Secondary education with mean grade of at least C+.
  • Must have a certificate in Clearing & Forwarding.
  • Must have at least 2 years progressive experience in Customs Declaration of inbound goods and general port operations in a busy logistics company.
  • Must possess training in Orbus, Simba System and Eastern African Customs & Freight Forwarders Practising Certificate Course (EACFFPC), or any other relevant training.
  • Excellent Computer skills.
  • Possess initiative, be able to plan and prioritize roles.
  • Team player and have attention to detail.
  • Should have very high level of ethics and integrity
  • Must have good communication skills in both spoken and written
  • Receive declaration/documentation instructions from clients.
  • Professionally carry out customs declaration while observing utmost accuracy to avoid customs rejections and punitive measures and co-ordinate processing of customs clearance documentation with filed clerks.
  • Eliminate delays and customs offences.
  • Constantly liaise with the Operations Manager and other staff to obtain clear instructions from clients and customs for the applicable H.S. Codes.
  • Continuously monitor operations and guard against fraudulent use of KN resources and profile.
  • Attain a seamless flow of ALL Seafreight documentation.
  • To undertake specific Declarations in a Fast and timely input of shipping data for the generation of customs entry declaration (C17B) for all shipments under our KN contract.
  • Maintain an updated and effective contact with customs on all new regulations as well as reporting to the management on any changes in business procedures.
  • To eliminate delays and avoid customs offences by declaring timely and correct tariffs
  • To ensure proper consultation between client, KN team and customs Authorities so as to achieve correct and suitable H.S. Codes.
Qualified candidates should send their applications including a cover letter complete with a detailed updated CV with three referees. 
Applications should be addressed to [email protected] subject clearly marked with the respective position and the minimum salary expectation to reach us on or before 20th November 2013. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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