- Region: Littoral
- Ville: Douala
- Nom entreprise ou personne: Melt Group
- Type de contrat: CDI
Offre d’emploi chez Melt Group : CUSTOMS / LIFTING ASSISTANT – DOUALA
Our client, a multinational company, specialize in oil and Gas, is looking for a Customs/Lifting Assistant (M/W), to accompany his activities in Cameroon.
Purpose of the job:
The Customs/ Lifting Assistant is a member of the import/export Team that is responsible for all import/export activity.
Principal Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
Preparing all the required documentation necessary for the importation or exportation of equipment and goods for the account of APCC.
Liaise with Contractors, Vendors, freight forwarders, shipping lines, clearing agents and customs authorities to obtain the required documentation when not available.
Issue Transit Orders to freight forwarders and clearing agents.
Open and maintain auditable files for each import or export shipment in accordance with APCC guidelines.
Coordinate and supervise the packing and crating of expat personal effects out of Cameroon.
Prepare and maintain required data for preparing import/export activity reports for management.
Review and code import/export invoices and submit for payment within the required time.
Assist duringaudits by customs officials by making available import/exports files for the audit period.
Responsible for clearing all shipments sent by air freight or through courier services ( e.g. DHL, UPS, etc.). Such shipment to be delivered to the APCC warehouse within five (05) days of their arrival in Douala.
Perform any other tasks pertaining to import/export as assigned by supervisor.
Able to work safely in and out of the office and is prepared to work long hours when required to do so.
Works with all departments in the company but principally operations and technical.
Interfaces with contractors, forwarding/clearing agents shipping agents, customs and other government agencies.
Understanding customs laws/regulations and procedures in the oil and gas sector.
Understanding the customs requirements for importation of materials by oil companies operating in Cameroon.
Be morally and ethically upright.
Be able to work accurately and timely under minimum supervision.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Experience / Competence Requirements:
Minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, International Trade or Accounting/Finance.
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience working in the area of customs clearing, shipping or freight forwarding.
A good understanding of the roles of the different actors in the customs clearing process.
Ability to read, write and communicate in English and French.
Knowledge of the CEMAC Customs Code, Harmonized System of materials classification and Incoterms 2010 Rules.
Understand how customs duties are calculated and be able to verify the accuracy of the calculations.
Know the different Customs Regimes for import/export operations in Cameroon.
Have credibility and good interpersonal skills.
Have good initiative and ability to work independently.
Ability to learn quickly.