• Customs & Clearance Specialist Jobs in Cairo

  • International Flavors & Fragrances India Ltd
  • Cairo

Job Description:

Tracking Code 6228-292 Job Description We are IFF We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday International Flavors & Fragrances Inc is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking what if That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages

Our 7,300 team members globally take advantage of leading consumer insights, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to develop differentiated products

Dreamers and doers, we work tirelessly to discover flavors and fragrances that inspire customers and delight consumers We are fueled by our four corporate values of passion, creativity, expertise and empowerment It is the unique blend of these values that make us IFF These qualities can be seen and felt throughout our amazing 129 year history and will continue to guide us as we explore our limitless possibilities and develop new-to-world solutions that enhance the lives of millions around the globe

Delivery Management

Perform Close follow up with foreign suppliers and monitor shipments dispatch dates to ensure that goods come on time and identical with purchase order and resolve problems related to undelivered/delayed goods
Ensure Full set of required documents for clearances have been correctly prepared by the suppliers and verify their completeness and communicate the Supplier / Buyer in case any clarification/modifications are required
Manage and coordinate with the Clearance agents regularly to monitor the status of goods under clearance to schedule deliveries and update procurement teams
Confirming vessels arrival time and final release from customs to assist RM Buyer and Planner to update the open POs status to coordinate proper production planning
Coordinate the receipt of the goods with the Warehouses to ensure smooth deliveries within required time
Notifying Suppliers on short-shipped, over supplied and rejected material received and taking the necessary action by raising Debit / Credit Notes and follow up to finalize
Tariffs coding system on half-year basis to enable buyers to update the Purchase Orders with the related cost lines, customs and clearance fees (PO Conditions)
Provide inputs and suggestions for the continuous improvement of Customs and Clearance to eliminate waste which demand proactive action plans in line with company objectives
Document Management

Ensure availability of the Bank documents and Shipping documents prior to vessels arrival for clearance activities and payment through
Submit and follow up bank applications for required clearance documents and Forms
Submit stamped customs release copies for finance team and health authorities

Ensure preparing all Health & Storage Letters approvals on the purchased items from Egyptian Authorities and arrange their soft and hard copy tracking
Submit regular performance reports for Bank Documents tracking, Air /Sea Shipment status and Clearance Agencies Performance
Create new opportunities to maximize the performance and generate savings by adding new freight forwarders and managing the current Freight Forwarders for freight quotations and price lists for imported shipments
Payment Management

Ensure the companys Customs and Clearance Account balance position Coverage for cleared shipment and initiate the payment compensation requests on regular basis
Review and authorize the claimed invoices of the clearance agents /freight forwarders to the finance department timely to organize the payments as per quotations and price lists
Keeping records of all demmurrages, detentions, etc and follow up with the concerned buyers for settlements and implements preventive actions to avoid customs penalties
Examining invoices and shipping manifests for conformity to tariff and customs regulations
Performs any other related duties as assigned

Required Skills Very good communication skills (written & verbal)
Ability to work under pressure and team player
Fast learner accurate- punctual- attention to details
Excellent Time-Management skills & ability to meet deadlines
Hard worker willing to accept challenges
Decision making & problem solving abilities
Problem solving capabilities
Good Leadership Skills

Required Experience Education

Bachelor degree from reputable University

Major (Accounting, Logistics, or relevant qualifications)

Scope and years of experience

- Not less than 6 Years experience in a similar post

- SAP Knowledge is an advantage

Language proficiency

Very Good command of English (written and verbal)

Computer skills

Very Good computer skills

Very Good Knowledge of (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Job Location Cairo, Egypt Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consumer Durables/FMCG, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Audit & Risk
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Mar 2020

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