JOB: Imports and Exports Officer


Our client a leading food manufacturing company in East Africa is looking to hire Import and Exports Officer.

Job Purpose:

The candidate will be responsible for Processing relevant internal documents for all imports and exports, confirmation of customs taxes as per systems and procedures of the organization and government



  • Carrying out the departmental strategy through processes and procedures/standard to achieve the institutions objectives
  • Processing purchase orders through SAP.
  • Application of IDF application through single window system of the company by declaring materials intended to import, classifying the materials to appropriate HS codes.
  • Processing import standardization mark sticker application for finished goods imported to KEBS.
  • Responsible for exemption application for imported raw materials and spare parts to KEBS by listing material names and HS codes.
  • Processing marine insurance cover notes.
  • Liaising with clearing agents on goods under clearance by authorizing duty and shipping charges.
  • Receiving goods by endorsing delivery notes.
  • Processing shipping line demurrage invoices by checking their correctness for payment.
  • Benchmarking and implementing best practices in the legal profession & respective areas of work.
  • Implementing product quality, customer & Service Excellence and Change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture
  • Ensuring Application of Duty Remission quota and approval by the EACDS Commission.              
  • Responsible for application of the remission Forms to enable clearance of imported material Duty free.               
  • Responsible for reconciling the imported raw material against the exported goods and submitting files to Kenya Revenue Authority for Auditing.                     
  • Ensuring Bonds cancellation after KRA audit and relevant bodies informed accordingly                
  • Preparing TREO reports                     
  • Processing of East African Community Certificate of Origin and COMESA Certificate of Origin



  • Diploma or Degree in clearing and forwarding.
  • Should have East Africa Customs and Freight Forwarding Practicing Certificate
    • At least 4 years of relevant experience
    • Should have Analytical, SAP, Integrity skills and ability to Work under pressure



All applications should be done on or before close of business 18th February 2019 on link below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted          

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