Crystal Recruitment Declaration Officer (ICMS) Jobs in Kenya

Crystal Recruitment Declaration Officer (ICMS) Jobs in Kenya


  • Our client in the logistics sector who offers clearing and forwarding services seeks to hire a competent Declaration Officer to join their team.

    Job Purpose:

  • To accurately prepare and process error-free customs entries on behalf of the company within the laid down legal and statutory requirements for the customs clearance procedure.



    Shipment Documentation.

  • Confirmation/verification of received shipment documents.

  • Advising on additional information /documents required.

  • Confirmation of invoices to ensure values tally with customs valuation for similar items.

  • Confirmation and advice on HS Codes to be used for IDF/ entries.

  • Ensure documents in files are correct and in order.

    Shipment Declaration

  • Applying IDF on the KENTRADE System.

  • Registering customs entries for all regimes- Export, Imports, Warehousing, Transit, and Trans shipments.

  • Preparing the required clearance documents for Port Clerks.

  • Follow up with KRA, Kentrade, and other government agencies for approval of entries, IDFs, and other permits respectively.

  • Advising company and clients in respect to declarations.

  • Ensure timely resolving of declaration issues with authorities.

  • Attend meetings and forums especially those related to Customs Documentation.

    Cargo Payments

  • Giving clients estimates of duties and taxes if required.


  • Assist on preparation of bonds registration and cancellation documents.


  • Ensure forwarding clerks have all required documents for clearance of cargo at KPA, CFS & KRA.

  • Assist to sort out any tariff dispute by the customs officers during clearance and clarification
    on declaration in case it's required.

  • Advise the Operations and sales team on the customs procedures, clarifications, duty tariff codes that might be required by the client.

  • Advice management on the correct and most preferred course of action to overcome technicalities that may arise in declaration or clearing operations so as to help realize growth.

    Specialist Training and Certifications

  • EACFFPC/KRATI/KESRA Certification

  • Single Window, TRADEX, and KENTRADE with vide usage of TRADEX and KENTRADE.

  • ICMS Training is mandatory


  • Diploma In Logistics

  • Diploma in logistics

    More Details on Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in handling Diplomatic shipments and Live Animal entries.

  • Experience and full understanding of Air freights and Sea freight clearance procedures.

  • Excellent knowledge of KENTRADE, TRADEX, ASYCUDA and TANCIS, ICMS online systems.

  • Excellent Interpersonal & Communication Skills.

  • Attention to details

  • Ability to work long and strenuous hours

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Crystal Recruitment Declaration Officer (ICMS) Jobs in Kenya

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