Summit Recruitment & Search Imports Officer - Building and Construction Jobs in Kenya

Summit Recruitment & Search Imports Officer - Building and Construction Jobs in Kenya

Key responsibilities:

  • Analyze import documentation for incoming and outgoing shipments and ensure accuracy of documentation and verify compliance standards.

  • Responsible to have Import 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 the cost of imports.

  • Deal with customs, Shipping agencies and local authorities for day-to-day operational issues.

  • Responsible and accountable to ensure all import duty tariff codes are correctly applied to all incoming shipments.

  • Comply with customs requirements and manage customs duty costs to a minimal exposure; regularly conduct regulatory self-audits / compliance to the latest customs regulations; keep customs documents in the proper filing, maintenance, and retention.

  • Coordinate with finance department and arrange payments for custom duties/levies, and other clearing and forwarding payments as per requirements.

  • Manage the movement of products/equipment/materials in and/or out of the country in accordance with organizational policy and procedure, and to comply with relevant local, country, and international law and process.

  • Liaise with other departments (Finance and Supply Chain) to establish and maintain effective and
    relevant /import activities and support trust in relation to the organization’s sales, purchasing, materials management, production, and overall operating functions.

  • Any other duty assigned by the management.


  • Certificate/diploma in clearing and forwarding.

  • Must have a minimum of 4 years working experience in the Building and Construction sector.

  • Must have extensive knowledge of the local import Industry.

  • Must have Strong analytical skills with good ICMS and Simba, Customs and Excise HS Code knowledge.

  • Knowledge in Safety Management.

  • Must display a high degree of emotional maturity.

  • Must be aggressive with Good networking skills.

  • Flexibility to adapt to change in priorities.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Summit Recruitment & Search Imports Officer - Building and Construction Jobs in Kenya

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