Import–Export Officer Nairobi job at International Committee of the Red Cross ( ICRC )

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  • Full Time
  • NAIROBI

Website International Committee of the Red Cross ( ICRC )

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About the Job
The Import – Export (IMPEX) Officer is responsible for ensuring that all imported, exported and in-transit goods are shipped accordingly and the stipulated local and global practices and guidelines are adhered to.

This is a grade B2, national/resident position based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Duties and Responsibilities

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  • Receives and facilitates freight/cargo movement out of the country or region of assignment in collaboration with external commercial partners
  • Obtains relevant exemptions from national or regional authorities for goods imported by the ICRC
  • Is responsible for filing and archiving of import-export documents
  • Ensures that records for in and outbound cargo are available and up to date
  • Verifies invoices from customs and freight-forwarders and submits them to the supervisor
  • Highlights any issues and irregularities in import-export activities
  • Supports the Logisticians in handling claims
  • Takes part in selection of external logistics providers (freight forwarders and carriers)
  • Ensures that the prevailing customs regulations are communicated and applied
  • Ensures compliance with established financial procedures especially on authorization of expenditure and approvals
  • Adheres to the reporting and claim procedures in accordance with ICRC guidelines

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

  • Bachelors degree in Purchasing and Supply Management or equivalent qualifications in relevant field of study
  • Certification in clearing and Forwarding
  • 5 years’ experience in clearing and forwarding in a busy environment
  • Proven knowledge of Customs and Import-Export Procedures
  • Valid IATA Dangerous goods regulations certification
  • Highly organized with excellent planning skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent command of English language
  • Ability to work independently and in a multicultural environment
  • Solid experience in data management and familiar with various databases/software

We Offer

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  • A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework

How to apply

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Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address sokrecruitment@icrc.org. Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 20th December 2021. Clearly indicate the position title Import-Export Officer Nairobi in the subject line of your email message.

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