Job vacancy for Export Officer - Ghana Pose


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Job vacancy for Export Officer


Job Summary:

The Import/Export Officer will provide support to the Import/Export Administrator and assist with the preparation of import and export documents in compliance with customs and government regulations.

Job Responsibilities:

-Analyze import and export documentation for incoming and outgoing shipments and ensure accuracy of documentation and verify compliance standard

-Responsible to have Import and export systems updated as needed or locally defined in the country including data and document storage where necessary

-Responsible to analyze customs duty exemptions and free trade agreements where necessary to reduce cost of imports and exports

-Manage day to day customs brokers operations and ensure performances are monitored targeting a lead and cost reductions.

-Deal with customs and local authorities for day to day operational issues

-Responsible and accountable to ensure all import and export duty tariff codes are correctly applied to all incoming and outgoing shipments

-Coordinate with Import department and arrange payments for custom duties/levies, and other clearing and forwarding payments as per requirements

-Interface with Ghanaian Customs brokers, clearing and forwarding agents on compliance issues and continuous process improvement

-Maintain and share with colleagues as appropriate, personal knowledge of all relevant import/export law and procedures; tariffs and duties; licenses and restrictions.

-Anticipate research and report on future changes in import/export laws and in relevant local territory practices, and ensure such knowledge is factored into the planning of the department's own strategy, resources and procedures.

Preferred Skills:

-It is essential that the individual have an extensive knowledge of the Ghanaian Import Industry.

-Strong analytical skills with good Excel knowledge are also so important, as you’ll frequently produce both routine and ad-hoc reports and analysis, making recommendations to ensure the best approach is adopted at all times to satisfy both commercial and operational requirements.

Experience/ Education Required:

-Degree in Supply Chain Management

-Minimum of 3 years experience in a Clearing & Forwarding Company in Ghana.

-Must have Operational knowledge of the ports and government agencies.

-Must have knowledge of proper clearing and haulage documentation for both import and export.

-Must have appropriate Knowledge of Inspection agents, Banks, ---Shipping Companies and Terminals.

-Must have the ability to handle customs and shipping companies for Imports, temporary importation, and Exports.

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