Declaration Clerk

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

Our company is a leading distributor of kitchen catering equipment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description


•    Sourcing the right equipment from the supplier list given.
•    Preparation of import documentation such as certificate of origin.
•    Ensure that cargo is handed over to the correct handling agent.
•    Calculating and processing duties and taxes to be paid.
•    Handling Sales team queries in imports and updating them on the shipment status.
•    Tracking shipments estimated time of arrival.
•    Attain a seamless flow of all sea/Air freight documentation.
•    Perform accurate and timely declaration upon receipt of all clearing documents from the forwarding company to eliminate delays and avoid customs offences
•    Liaise with suppliers for timely shipments, follow up for documents to be received and goods cleared well in time to avoid late documentation charges and storage charges.
•    Allocating the correct license depending on type of goods being imported.
•    Data Quality-Ensure accurate declaration to evade customs and other statutory bodies penalties
•    To carry out any other duties that may be assigned by the Management from time to time.

Requirements for the Declaration Clerk Job

  • Degree/Diploma in Logistics, Clearing and Forwarding or Shipping.
  • 2-3 Years’ experience as a Custom Declaration Clerk.
  • This role demands a thorough understanding of the law, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, political processes and agency rules.
  • Strong communication skills are vital in this role both written and verbally.
  • Negotiation skills – Ability to negotiate for better rates with clearing agents.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Team player and result oriented.
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills
  • Knowledge of sage system will be added advantage.

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KSh 105,000 - 150,000