Senior Declarations Officer at TAHA Fresh Handling Ltd February, 2024

Position         : Senior Declarations Officer

Reporting to    : Sea Freight Manager

Location        : Arusha (1)

Introduction

TAHAFresh Handling Ltd is premier logistics service provider in Tanzania. Established in 2008, TAHAFresh has become a one stop center for logistics service which are tailored to its customer’s needs. The company has evolved from horticulture cargo handling to integrated logistics services covering airfreight and sea/ocean freight forwarding, trucking, customs clearing and forwarding as well as insurance. TAHAFresh is looking for a highly motivated and talented young personnel from all over Tanzania to join our team of experienced and motivated professionals in Arusha for the Senior Declarations Officer position. The incumbent candidate will be based in Arusha and will be responsible for the following;

  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Receive inquiries from customers and advise on document requirements for clearing consignments both, imports and exports. Informs / notifies the client of any changes with TRA systems and customs regulations.
  • Overseeing Clearing and Forwarding process to ensure the clients goods get to them in a timely manner and communicate any obstacles in the clearing process to the client.
  • Ensure that Accounts Department advice clients on the correct amount as per consignment by declaring and registering export entries on time.
  • Ensure that there is close follow up of documentation for both import and export, to avoid late documentation charges or storage charges.
  • Assist in negotiating rates and providing quotations to clients.
  • Ensuring proper handling and storage of customers and company’s documents such as certificates, PVoC, customs bonds and others.
  • Follow up on correspondences between various statutory bodies and other bodies including TRA. Make sure that all taxes are payable to TRA.
  • Ensure there is development of relationships with other industry players, customers and Government bodies.
  • Provide leadership and supervision to the declarations, documentations, and clearing and forwarding team both in Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar. Foster a collaborative and high-performance work environment, ensuring team

members are well-trained and motivated to meet objectives.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement within customs declarations, client documentation, and clearing and forwarding operations by implementing efficient workflows and best practices.
  • Identify training needs within the team, stay informed bout industry trends/advancements and facilitate continuous professional development for the team
  • Prepare daily progress report and submit to supervisor and theGM.
  • Any other duty as assigned by supervisor.
  • Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Degree or Diploma in Clearing & Forwarding from reputable training institution.
  • Strong, attention to details, good analytical skills, ability to multi-task and high level of integrity, self-driven, innovative, problem solvers, willing to learn, good timekeeper.
  • Computer literacy with excellent knowledge of MS Office.
  • Excellent communication skills, Proficiency in spoken and written English and Swahili.
  • Working experience (minimum 5years) in a similar assignment is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge on TANCIS/SINGLE WINDOW is required. An understanding of ASCUDA is an added advantage.
  • Good experience in Harmonized Commodity Descriptions and Coding system, as well as a strong ability to understand and align declarations with appropriate tariffs is required.
  • An ability to respond to customs quarries and advise the clients proper commercial terms to meet the customs value is required.
  • Good knowledge of handling clearances procedures at all customs areas including EPZA and Transit cargoes.
  • How to Apply

Please submit your Cover letter describing your interest, CV with names and telephone contacts of at least three referees and copies of relevant certificates by EMAIL to;

Human Resource Manager,

TAHAFresh Handling Limited,

Kanisa Road, House No. 5,

P 0. Box 16520, Arusha.

Submission Email: admin@tahafresh.co.tz

The application deadline is 02nd March,2024 and ONLY

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