Position : Customs Brokerage Specialist / Agent
Location : Johannesburg
Salary : R20 000 - R30 000 depending on experience
To articulate, control all aspects of customs brokerage services within responsible area
To handle day-to-day shipment arrangement and documentation collection, preparation and distribution, pertaining to the Customs brokerage function.
Assist in service improvements & development around customs brokerage services, exceed service commitments & customer satisfaction, generate revenues and achieve long-term profitability.
Have a good relationship with Department of Port Health, State Vet
Have an excellent relationship with SARS (South African Revenue Services) Customs.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Follow standard customs brokerage procedures established by management.
Align and coordinate with operations (Air / Ocean) on pre-clearances, (MAWB / HAWB / MBL / HBL / suppliers invoices / packing lists / EUR1s / permits / MCCs, etc..).
Track Air arrivals on Track-and-Trace, confirming arrival date.
Ensure receipt on ANF s from Operations for Ocean arrivals.
Ensure Ocean clearances 72 hours prior to vessel arrival.
Ensure Air clearances 24 hours to prior to flight arrival
Ensure RCG manifest to Customs prior to Carrier / Flight arrival
Ensure tariff classification on products / goods for clearance purposes.
Liaze with client on product description confirmation tariff classification
Process DP / GR / IR entries
Verify clearings instructions obtained for Ocean Imports.
VOC ( Voucher of Corrections)
Refunds ( process for return on percentage of duties)
Submit documentation to Department Port Health and State Vet obtain Embargo releases.
EDI of clearances (batches), to customs.
Uploading of documents for query by Customs into CCloud.
Monitoring of Customs Brokerage system for receipt of Release.
Copy of Bill of Entry, worksheets, consolidation worksheet, and SARS release to Operations post clearance.
Copy of Bill of Entry to Finance
Process Cargo dues for 20 / 40 container arrivals, through TNPA system.
Other duties as assigned to the position (NRCS interface)
Attend SAAFF Stakeholders meeting feedback to management.
Provide support for resolution of complex custom brokerage services issues, review customers feedback & initiate improvement measures.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE
Matric Certificate , or, Diploma holder in Logistics and Custom Brokerage is preferable
Experience & knowledge :
At least 5 years professional experience in customs brokerage services,
Well versed with customs declaration practice, import and export, air and ocean, for JNB / JHB / DBN / DUR / PLZ / ELS / CPT / DFM
Proficient in Compu-Clearing / WTG (Wisetech Global) operating system.
Proficiency in English
Engage clients for trade / tariff / classification - mediation.
Ensure compliance, compliance, compliance, with SARS Customs.
Planning and coordinating
Hardworking, able to work independently
Good communication skills