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Shipping

Location: Cyprus, Limassol Reference: GK913240 Date Posted: 11/01/2017

Customs Clearance Officer - Shipping - Limassol - Cyprus

GRS are working with one of largest shipping agencies who are looking for a Customs Clearance Officer. With offices worldwide, the company offers a wide range of shipping and logistics services. This is a great opportunity for a Customs Clearance Officer to join the Limassol office.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To liaise with government authorities and to prepare all documents as required for the prompt and efficient clearance of imported and exported cargo
  • To follow Company policies and procedures.
  • To prepare and process import and export documentation according to customs regulations and laws and keep proper records.
  • To classify goods according to applicable tariff coding system.
  • To calculate, quote and pay, or arrange for payment, of taxes, tariffs and duties on shipments.
  • To know, remain up to date and follow any changes in import and export laws and regulations.
  • To advise customers on import and export restrictions, tariff systems, ways to reduce duties or taxes, or other customs related matters.
  • To advise customers on best methods of packaging or labeling products.
  • To clear goods through customs to their final destination promptly and efficiently.
  • To monitor or trace the location of goods.
  • To liaise with the Company’s associated shipping and logistics departments in order to coordinate all logistics activities including clearance, transportation, warehousing and delivery of imported or exported products.
  • To apply to the authorities for tariff concessions, duty drawbacks or other refunds.
  • To liaise with customs and port authorities to fulfil  special operational requirements and resolve operational difficulties arising in job execution
  • To assist customers with appeals for duty charges by liaising with the authorities and/or preparing necessary paperwork.
  • To provide customers with professional and efficient service.
  • To assist and process any claims for cargo damage with customs authorities.
  • To prepare Intrastat reports on behalf of customers.
  • To report on a monthly basis to Company top management on performance.
  • To remain up to date with market and competition developments.
  • To promote the Company and to act for the Company’s best interest.
  • To maintain good relations with associates, freight forwarders, agents and principals.
  • To do all activities and tasks required by the Company in a professional and proficient manner.

Requirements

  • Bachelors’ university degree.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in related field.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Applications and Power Point
  • Excellent written and verbal Greek and English
  • Very good communication skills and confident in leading group conversations.

Job details:

Job Title: Customs Clearance Officer - Shipping - Limassol - Cyprus
Location: Cyprus, Limassol
Telephone: +357 25 342 720
E-mail: george@grsrecruitment.com
Reference number: GK913240

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If you are interested in the above position please send your CV to George Kimonos at the following email address george@grsrecruitment.com or contact me by phone +357 25 342 720 quoting the above reference number.

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