Customs Broker at Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics

Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited have been practicing Logistics business since year 2004 and was incorporated and registered in Nigeria on the 29th December, 2009 with Corporate Affair Commission.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Customs Broker

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for compliance with Customs regulations in all transactions as well as broker compliance activity within the branch
  • Arranging collection and deliveries of freight for both international air and ocean imports
  • Handling import routing and customer service
  • Monitor all processes and ensure compliance to all Federal regulations and custom duties.
  • Manage air & ocean customs clearance within the branch
  • Prepare customs documentation and ensure that shipments meet all applicable laws to facilitate the import and export of goods.
  • Determine and track duties and taxes payable and process payments on behalf of client.
  • Represent clients in meetings with customs officials and apply for duty refunds and tariff reclassifications.
  • Coordinate transportation and storage of imported goods.
  • Classify goods according to tariff coding system.
  • Examine product information to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Monitor work of all import personnel and increase competency of all employees and ensure optimal level of customer services.
  • Perform audits on transactions and ensure compliance to all customs brokerage transactions.
  • Analyze process and design procedures to reduce operating costs for import businesses and design various improvement activities.
  • Manage current work processes and initiate procedures to reduce downtime and ensure compliance to service measures.
  • Coordinate with various departments and maintain compliance to all import operations.
  • Prepare required documents and procedures according to customer standards and ensure compliance to service requirements.
  • Manage and assist to resolve all customer queries and ensure resolution of all problems.
  • Administer all processes and ensure continuous improvement to all to provide optimal level of services to customer.
  • Gather and collate various commercial data and prepare required reports.
  • Maintain knowledge on all industry rules and regulations and perform all custom duties.
  • Knowledge in entry preparation, classifying and compiling
  • Processing customer shipment billing and invoicing
  • Stay up-to-date on all customs changes
  • Perform other duties as assigned or necessary
  • Other duties as needed
Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in custom brokerage
  • Customs Broker's license preferred, but not required
  • Experience in the freight, air/sea import and export business.
  • Operations experience in the brokerage and freight forwarding industry
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and other industry specific software.
  • Must be a Licensed Customs Broker
  • Customer outcome focused
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to initiate activities independently, learn and achieve results
  • Investigative and problem solving skills Strong analytical skills

Job Location: Lagos

Application Closing Date
31st July, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications via mail to: [email protected]

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