Nov 27, 2018
CUSTOMS SPECIALIST, (PEE: CS) Featured
The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) has adopted a Vision and Mission statement and a new Work Programme for promoting sustainable development and deeper integration within the SACU region. The SACU Secretariat hereby invites suitably qualified and experienced citizens of the SACU Member States to submit their applications for the following positions. JOB TITLE: CUSTOMS SPECIALIST, (PEE: CS) MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: To provide professional and technical expertise on Customs procedures and policies and support the implementation of key Customs initiatives in the Customs Union. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES: • Review customs procedures and processes in the SACU region and make proposals for improvement, in line with modern customs practices. • Assist in the assessment of customs capacity requirements among the SACU Customs Authorities. • Provide support in the training of customs authorities in modern customs procedures and practices. • Assist in the research of modern customs clearance procedures for imports and exports in order to reduce the processing time. • Provide technical assistance and advice to the private sector on key customs procedures for the movement and clearance of goods across the SACU region. • Provide technical assistance and support in the implementation of key customs initiatives adopted by SACU Council. • Assist in the harmonization of customs policies, procedures and documentation to facilitate the speedy clearance of goods at border posts. • Assist in Project Management and coordination of the SACU Customs Modernisation Programme. • Provide technical assistance and support to negotiations and implementation of Trade Agreements signed with third parties • Assist in coordinating and monitoring the implementation of the SACU Council's decisions on trade facilitation. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: • A degree in Finance, Economics, or equivalent, with specialisation in the fields of customs/trade procedures and legislation. RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: • Minimum 5 years relevant experience with strong quantitative skills. • Knowledge of and experience in customs procedures, processes and systems • Experience in working within a trade and customs environment will be an added advantage. • Expertise in databases and spreadsheet programmes • Excellent writing skills, Communication Et presentation skills • Excellent Project Management skills • Good interpersonal skills with ability to work successfully in a multinational environment. Applications must be accompanied by a detailed CV, e-mail and telephone contact details, certified copies of ID, educational qualifications and at least 3 contactable references. Quote the reference number and job title. Applications must be submitted to Human Resources Manager, SACU Secretariat, Private Bag 13285, Windhoek Namibia Windhoek Namibia or send by e mail to: Applications@sacu.int . The closing date for applications is 14 December 2018. For further information, please visit our website at www.sacu.int . Should you have received no response within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful in this instance, as correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
Southern African Customs Union SACU Full time