Monday, 16 June 2014

Clearing and Forwarding Officer Jobs in Tanzania at MOFED Tanzania Limited

Job Title; Clearing and Forwarding Officer

Employer: MOFED Tanzania Limited

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania  

Application Deadline: 27th June 2014

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure that all consignments are cleared through Tanzania Revenue Authority system and the same are properly recorded for future reference.
Ensure that all documents called for by authorities are submitted promptly to ensure speedy clearance of goods. Ensure that all shipping documents related to arrival of materials are made available at the time required.
Ensure that cargo is cleared in a speedy and timely manner to meet the clients' expectations and company's standards. Ensure that Company's interest in financial, materials and equipment are safeguarded during transit thereof.
Ensure that the introduction of new liners and carriers is considered based on the cheapest and most reliable rates offered to our clientele.
Ensure that all orders raised are correctly recorded in the customs and company's systems.
Actively involved in marketing of customs clearance and forwarding of cargo services.
Forster good working relationship with customs authorities and other clearing and forwarding agents in the industry. Managing customs documentation, trucking of advance , license availability, as well as managing data and clearance documentation.
Handle the total logistics chain of export and import activities for the company's clientele.
Provide regular and accurate reports to the Director of Operations on all cleared cargo and status of outstanding customs bonds and the same is reconciled 100% to customs system.
Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the Director of Operations.

Skills Specification To The Post;

Must have high technical skills in customs related matters and logistics
Good analytical, communication and people skills are essential for this position
Must be team player
High ethical standards and diplomacy Good customer service skills
Ability to work in multi disciplinary and multi cultural environment is essential.

Qualifications And Work Experience:

Must have a minimum of an Advanced Diploma in Clearing and Forwarding from a recognized training institution.
In good standing with customs authority.
Must be computer literate.
Good knowledge of Government rules, procedures and customs procedures is a MUST
Must be conversant with Clearing and Forwarding matters Complete knowledge of import and export formalities.
Work experience of at least four (4) years in a reputable' medium sized Company
Must be a self starter and does not need close supervision

How to Apply:

If you possess the required qualification and have necessary work experience, you are encouraged to submit your applications enclosing your detailed CV, academic and professional qualifications together with names of two (2) official referees and their full contact details such as email address and contact telephone { cell number. Applications should be addressed to:

The Administrative Officer,
MOFED Tanzania Limited,
P.O. Box 10563,
Dar es Salaam.

The applications will be deemed to have been delivered if sent by email, by post or by hand.