Urgent Cargo Handling Ltd Declaration Officer Jobs in Kenya

Urgent Cargo Handling Ltd Declaration Officer Jobs in Kenya

Role 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.


  • Ensure that all the customs documentation in the clients file are all in place and correct for entry processing.

  • Creation of KEBs CDs and application of permits where necessary.

  • Processing of Entries via new ICMS system and KRA Tradex.

  • Following up to ensure that lodged entries are passed by complying with Customs requirements through the online messaging system.

  • Ensure that the received shipment documents are verified and advice on additional information documents required.

  • Ensure that shipments meet all applicable laws to facilitate the import and export of goods.

  • Determine and track duties and taxes payable and process payments on behalf of client.

  • Ensure that bonds for the products being imported are posted or assist clients in obtaining bonds.

  • Giving advice on customs matters in regard to imports and exports

  • Perfecting entries once received approved exemptions from Customer Service and putting up bond cancellation vouchers.

  • Ensure correct use of Kenya Revenue Authority Tariffs

  • Ensure that correct values are used during declaration and other related procedures to avoid losses that may accrue as a result
    of penalties.

  • Participating in any other duties that shall be reasonably assigned by Management from time to time.


  • Diploma in Clearing & Forwarding/ Logistics or related field

  • EACFFPC / KRATI/ KESRA Certification

  • Single Window, TRADEX and KENTRADE with wide usage of TRADEX and KENTRADE

  • Excellent knowledge of KENTRADE, TRADEX, ASYCUDA and TANCIS online system


  • 3 years’ experience in similar position in a busy organization.

  • Experience and full understanding of Airfreight and Sea freight clearance procedures

  • Strong organizational and planning skills

  • Possess product and operations technical knowledge.

  • Knowledge of administration and clerical processes.

    Key Skills:

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Decision–making, problem-solving, creativity

  • Ability to work in a team environment

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to:

  • hr@urgentcargo.com using the position as subject of email.

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