Clearing & Forwarding Government Liaison Officer – Tanzania
Dar es Salaam
Alistair Group makes our clients’ businesses work better in Africa by self-delivering integrated logistics solutions.
Hours: Monday to Friday plus alternate Saturdays
A versatile problem solver who likes to work with clients, internal and external, to make their lives easier and their businesses more profitable. A tenacious individual with the ability to communicate with government authorities and suchlike.
What makes you the right person for this role?
Our values resonate with you – Humility, Honesty, Continual Improvement, Customer Focus & Safety.
You enjoy working in an agile team and have the ability to work independently, take initiative and ownership on projects. You are solutions-oriented and keen to build a world-class solution offering the best possible customer experience
Degree in Clearing and Forwarding or any related.
A minimum of 1 year of experience in Clearing & Forwarding for Local Imports, border clearing, and transit goods.
Ability to maintain good working relationships with all stakeholders in the field.
Good interpersonal relations and communication skills.
Flexible in work habits and schedules, ready to work for longer hours when required.
Must have knowledge of government procedures & customs laws relating to imports, exports, and transit goods for air, sea, and road freight cargo.
Possess a high degree of integrity, honesty, and confidentiality.
Fluent English and Kiswahili
To work as part of a team in the clearing & forwarding department and function as a Government Liaison Officer.
Clearing & Forwarding Government Liaison Officer – Tanzania Job Vacancy at Alistair Group
Accountabilities & Responsibility Areas
Tracking shipments, updating our database on arrival information and ensuring correct shipping documentation is in place in advance.
Undertake all declaration procedures for imports and exports
Application of IDFs (Import Declaration Form)
Advice the management on correct and most preferred course of action to overcome technicalities that may arise in declaration or clearing operations
Bonds management and cancellation procedures
Follow up correspondence between various statutory bodies and other parties
Obtain customs release for exports and truck border consignment
Ensure correct use of Tanzania Revenue Authority Tariffs
Ensure that correct values are used during declaration and other related procedures to avoid losses that may accrue as a result of penalties.
Establish and maintain a working relationship with customs office
Perform any other relevant duties that may be assigned by the supervisor within the scope of the position.
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