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  • Posted:
    12 months ago
  • Category:
    Distribution, Engineering, Transport & Logistics
  • Deadline:
    May 9, 2022


The organization is a Tanzanian based company operating within the industrial chemical import field.
The required personnel will be Responsible for all transactions related to imports and exports of all divisions and product lines of the company.

What You Will Do

1. Co-ordinates clearing and forwarding of all imports & exports for the company.

2. Performs costing of all import shipments for goods in transit in the consignment data base.
Liaises with Finance Department for opening Letters of Credit, transfers, and Bank Delivery Order for shipment covered by L/C.

3 Authorises our Freight forwarders to clear the goods in case of direct shipments.

4. Co-ordinates for inspection and necessary survey in case shipments arrive in open/torn/wet/damaged condition.

5. Attends inspection of damaged goods during transit at airport/seaport along with the Insurance company’s representative.

6. Obtain short lading certificate from Customs Authority.
Files Insurance claims and follows up for payments/credit note with the insurance company.

7. Obtains all attested legal documents necessary for imports from Tanzania Chamber of commerce and industry.

8. Checks and verifies Freight Forwarder’s invoices for both imports & exports, obtain approval from respective department Head and forwards these to Finance for payment.


Minimum 3-4 Years experience in handling clearing & forwarding, product costing and dealings with insurance company and customs.

• Good fluency in English
• Knowledge of prevailing customs rules and regulations.
• Knowledge of imports & exports procedures, customs/ bank/insurance documentations and formalities.
• Knowledge of costing and pricing methodology.
• Knowledge of warehousing procedures & inventory management.
• Knowledge of logistics and freight industry.
• Knowledge of procurement rules and regulations.
• Knowledge of packaging products for shipping/delivery.
• Knowledge of warehousing methodology.
• Knowledge of inventory management practices.