Licensed Customs Broker Jobs – CJ Smart Cargo

Job Title:   Licensed Customs

Organisation: CJ
Smart Cargo

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

CJ Smart Cargo is a
one-step intelligent logistics solution provider in the world.  Based
on its core businesses, such as EPC project logistics, Heavy Lift, Marine
Engineering, Logistics, Ro-Ro vehicle and innovative businesses, such as
Oversea Warehouse, Factory Relocation, CJ Smart Cargo can provide customized,
integrated and intelligent logistic service.  It is also the general
contractor at the strategy of “One Belt and One Road” and launches the first
platform of EPC supply chain to provide the data service for the relative
companies of “One Belt and One Road” with the support of government and
scientific research institution.

Job Summary:  The Licensed Customs Broker will prepare
customs documentation and ensure that shipments meet all applicable laws to
facilitate the import and export of goods. 
Determine and track duties and taxes payable and process payments on
behalf of client.  Sign documents under a
power of attorney.  Represent clients in
meetings with customs officials and apply for duty refunds and tariff
reclassifications.  Coordinate
transportation and storage of imported goods.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Obtain line releases for frequent shippers of low-risk commodities,
    high-volume entries, or multiple container loads.
  • Sign documents on behalf of clients, using powers of attorney.
  • Provide advice on transportation options, types of carriers, or
    shipping routes.
  • Post bonds for the products being imported or assist clients in
    obtaining bonds.
  • Insure cargo against loss, damage, or pilferage.
  • Contract freight forwarders for destination services.
  • Arrange for transportation, warehousing, or product distribution of
    imported or exported products.
  • Suggest best methods of packaging or labelling products.
  • Request or compile necessary import documentation, such as custom
    invoices, certificates of origin, and cargo control documents.
  • Stay abreast of changes in import and export laws or regulations by
    reading current literature, attending meetings or conferences, or
    conferring with colleagues.
  • Quote duty and tax rates on goods to be imported, based on federal
    tariffs and excise taxes.
  • Prepare papers for shippers to appeal duty charges.
  • Pay, or arrange for payment of, taxes and duties on shipments.
  • Monitor or trace the location of goods.
  • Maintain relationships with customs brokers in other ports to
    expedite clearing of cargo.
  • Inform importers and exporters of steps to reduce duties and taxes.
  • Confer with officials in various agencies to facilitate clearance of
    goods through customs and quarantine.
  • Classify goods according to tariff coding system.
  • Calculate duty and tariff payment owed on shipments.
  • Apply for tariff concessions or for duty drawbacks and other
  • Advise customers on import and export restrictions, tariff systems,
    insurance requirements, quotas, or other custom-related matters.
  • Prepare and process import and export documentation according to
    customs regulations, laws, or procedures.
  • Clear goods through customs and to their destinations for clients.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal applicant for the CJ Smart Cargo Licensed Customs Broker job
    must hold a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related area like business,
    supply chain management or transportation.
  • A Customs Clearance Certificate/ East Africa Customs and Freight
    Forwarding Practicing Certificate is a must.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience in a related field.

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications and updated CVs online to the following email

NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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