Our client in the Logistics industry is recruiting for a National Customs Manager for their Johannesburg branch.
You will be responsible for the smooth running and overseeing of the Customs Department on a national scale and ensuring that the company follows the Codes of Good Practice and is in line with our Customs Accreditation.
Duties & Responsibilities
Main responsibility to ensure that the day to day Customs Clearances for both Import and Export are carried out timeously and correctly to avoid any penalties from the Department of Customs and Excise as well as third party suppliers
To assist and train the Junior Staff in Clearing Formalities
To set up procedures for the Operational Staff and the Customs Affairs staff to work on a more streamlined fashion
To assist and advise correct tariff classifications
Attend to clients / network customs queries
To follow up all customs refund applications to finality
To ensure that all RIT and Road Bond Acquittals take place
To organise all statutory Customs related matters
To assist with Permit, customs code and ITAC permit applications
To ensure that the junior staff gain an all-round knowledge of the Customs Tariff and Procedures
Regular meetings with SARS on various related changes within the industry and advise feedback
Offer to view current client shipments and correct tariff
Need to ensure the Warehouse Bond Books are up to date weekly
Any other delegated tasks deemed as reasonable as assigned by the reporting manager
Desired Experience & Qualification
Requirements: NOT Negotiable
Freight and Logistics Diploma or Degree
Thorough knowledge of all aspects of customs procedures, laws and associated governmental requirements as well as a good knowledge of the Jacobson’s Tariff
Proven experience at Management level
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