Declaration Executive Job – Fracht Uganda

Job Title:   Declaration Executive – Airfreigh

Organisation: Fracht Uganda

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

About US:

Fracht Uganda is a Swiss International Freight Forwarder that has been in existence since 1955; with its headquarters located in Basel, Switzerland. As a reputable Freight Forwarder, FRACHT has a worldwide network that stretches across all continents. We are in 115 countries worldwide; of which 16 of these are in Africa.

Job Summary:  The Declaration Executive- Airfreight will oversee, analyze and perform all customs declaration duties at the branch office

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Planning and Setting Strategies

  • Oversees, plans, manages, and moderates all custom brokerage activities of Fracht Entebbe office.
  • Provide professional and technical advice/ guidance to other staff and management on issues pertaining to local customs brokerage to avoid mismanagement and flaws which could hinder company operations
  • Periodically review all processes/procedures, identifies areas of improvement and develop ways of improving the services rendered by the branch.
  • Analyses and interprets custom publication, regulations, procedures and recommends action to be taken and ensures proper implementation and execution.

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Supervising declaration processes

  • Supervise other staff who enter information from the declaration forms into the computer
  • Ensure that the other staff attach all the necessary documents to declaration forms and send them to customs for processing/ verification.
  • Ensures that copies of queries of the declarations from customs for corrections are received and appropriately attended to.
  • Liaises and co-ordinates with the customs department regularly to keep abreast with any developments that may impact Fracht operations.
  • Ensures that custom entries are prepared and processes on a timely basis

IT System Update

  • Daily update of the declaration details in the IT system

Budgeting and budget control

  • Participates in development of branch budgets, oversees their implementation and also ensures that the branch adheres to budgetary limits.

Reporting

  • Prepares reports concerning;
  • Performance and growth at the branch
  • Operations requirement at the branch
  • Budgetary needs and performance
  • Staff requirements

Responsibility for assigned adhoc duties

  • Performs any other duties that may from time to time be assigned by the supervisor and management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a diploma or bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
  • Post graduate Diploma in Customs Clearing and Forwarding
  • An East Africa Customs and Freight Forwarding Practicing Certificate
  • At least four years of experience in a customs clearing and forwarding firm
  • The applicant must be a professional Airfreight operator with declaration skills
  • Genuine IATA diploma including dangerous goods cargo
  • Able to run an air freight operation for an international Freight forwarder.
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • High level of experience in dealing with people
  • Must have effective communication skills both written and oral
  • Able to work long and irregular hours
  • Ability to keep deadlines is a must requirement
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks at any time on a continuous basis
  • Demonstrate aptitude for teamwork

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their application letter, CV’S and copies of academic documents merged in one PDF document to recruitment@ug.fracht.com

Applications will be received on a rolling basis

Deadline: 14th December 2022 by 5:00pm

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