Customs Brokerage Specialist
The Recruitment Agency South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
6d ago
source : Job Placements

OVERVIEW

Position : Customs Brokerage Specialist / Agent

Location : Johannesburg

Salary : R20 000 - R30 000 depending on experience

POSITION SUMMARY

  • 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

    Academic :

    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.
  • Attribute :

  • Problem-solving skill
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and coordinating
  • Hardworking, able to work independently
  • Detail-oriented
  • Good communication skills
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