The Customs Clearing Team Leader is responsible for overseeing the work of Import Agents and Entry Clerks. The Team Leader ensures that shipments are custom cleared and transported to destinations according to customers’ requirements.
Supervise the functions of Entry Clerks and Import Agents: prioritizing work, determining schedules, assigning daily tasks, establishing or adjusting work procedures to meet changing demands, ensuring optimum efficiency of all Entry Clerks and Import Agents activities. Carries out supervisory responsibilities according to the organization’s management policies, procedures and any applicable laws. Responsibilities include determining staffing needs , hiring and training, planning and assigning daily work, provide ongoing feedback , conduct performance appraisals, address performance issues and resolve problems
Supervise and assist in daily import activities including auditing files for accurate documentation (customs, operation and accounting), ensuring timely and accurate payment of duty payment(s).
Reports customer complaints and escalated shipping problems (i.e., delayed, missing, or damaged freight; strikes; embargoes, etc.) to management and participates in problem resolution planning.
Executes plans directed by management in resolving complaints, timeliness of work completion, and re-prioritizing of work flow in critical situations. Provides up-to-date freight status and arranges special trucking for specific “hot” freight.
Manage the Stops processes and procedures
Oversees billing processes, coordinates collections and resolves major billing problems;
Matric (Grade 12)
Tertiary Qualification would be added advantage
Must have SDS or GMLS Training or a high level of Quality Control experience
Valid Code 08 Driver’s license and own transport
Express experience a must
MS Office applications (Word, Excel, & Outlook)
Must have minimum 3-5 years import experience
Supervisory experience is essential
Must have knowledge of RIB/RIT and acquittals
Must have knowledge of both import and export procedures and documentation
Must have full knowledge of both domestic and international customs procedures
Knowledge of the clearance systems i.e Compuclearing & ShipShape system essential
Attention to detail
Communication (Verbal & Written)
Planning & Organising
Clear understanding of the full InfoAXIS system procedures and the processing thereof
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