IMPORT–EXPORT OFFICER NAIROBI At International Committee of the Red Cross




About the Job

The Import – Export (IMPEX) Officer is responsible for ensuring that all imported, exported and in-transit goods are shipped accordingly and the stipulated local and global practices and guidelines are adhered to.

This is a grade B2, national/resident position based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Receives and facilitates freight/cargo movement out of the country or region of assignment in collaboration with external commercial partners

· Obtains relevant exemptions from national or regional authorities for goods imported by the ICRC

· Is responsible for filing and archiving of import-export documents

· Ensures that records for in and outbound cargo are available and up to date

· Verifies invoices from customs and freight-forwarders and submits them to the supervisor

· Highlights any issues and irregularities in import-export activities

· Supports the Logisticians in handling claims

· Takes part in selection of external logistics providers (freight forwarders and carriers)

· Ensures that the prevailing customs regulations are communicated and applied

· Ensures compliance with established financial procedures especially on authorization of expenditure and approvals

· Adheres to the reporting and claim procedures in accordance with ICRC guidelines

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

· Bachelors degree in Purchasing and Supply Management or equivalent qualifications in relevant field of study

· Certification in clearing and Forwarding

· 5 years’ experience in clearing and forwarding in a busy environment

· Proven knowledge of Customs and Import-Export Procedures

· Valid IATA Dangerous goods regulations certification

· Highly organized with excellent planning skills

· Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

· Excellent command of English language

· Ability to work independently and in a multicultural environment

· Solid experience in data management and familiar with various databases/software

We Offer

· A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization

· Training and development opportunities

· A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework

How to apply

Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 20th December 2021Clearly indicate the position title Import-Export Officer Nairobi in the subject line of your email message. **


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to ****

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