Port Clerk Career Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, a world’s leading logistics provider is seeking to recruit a Port Clerk.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Required: Immediately

Category: Experienced

Offer: Neg.

Role Summary: Effectively and efficiently, coordinate all Import and Export shipments Customs clearance and handling at the port of Mombasa, JKIA (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and ICD (Inland Container Depot).

Professionally support the logistics functions in compliance with client, customer, and all regulatory authorities’ requirements

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Certificate in Customs Administration.
  • East Africa Customs Freight Forwarding Practicing Certificate (EACFFPC) ·
  • Clearing and Forwarding working experience – Minimum 2 years
  • Analytical skills, attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Job Specification

1. Regulatory Compliance

  • Compliance with Customs and local authorities’ requirements for imports/exports handling of shipments including but not limited to
  • Ensuring 100% compliance of shipment documents as per regulatory requirements.
  • Typing and lodging of various customs entries and ensuring close follow up until they are passed.

2. Quality Assurance

  • Implement exports / imports SOPs
  • Maintain exports/ imports records
  • Maintain allocated documents as per approved Import / Export SOP

3. Operations Management

  • Collect documents from all handling sheds at the port.
  • Knowledge in IDFs, Imports and Exports entries processing in customs systems.
  • Knowledge in KPA KWATOS & SAP system.
  • Follow up of customs approval and releases of Imports and Export entries.
  • Manage parcels, documents, and letters as per delivery instructions, ensuring signatures are obtained as per receipts and deliveries effected.
  • Dispatch all internal and external imports and exports documentation within scheduled timelines.
  • Engage with inspection authorities to ensure timely inspection
  • Proper handling and accountability of all shipment documents.
  • Liaise with all regulatory authorities at the port to ensure expedited shipment clearance and release.
  • Follow up delivery orders with shipping lines.
  • Communicate with transporters on loading, delivery and return of containers.
  • Follow up on interchange for container deposit refunds.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge, send your Resume and Cover Letter to vacancies@stratostaff.co.ke by 21st April 2023.

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Nb: Stratostaff is an Equal Opportunity Employer