Job Opportunity at Radar Recruitment, Clearing and Forwarding Supervisor

Job Opportunity at Radar Recruitment, Clearing and Forwarding Supervisor
Job title: Clearing and Forwarding Supervisor
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Job published: 29-06-2018

Job Description
JOB TITLE: Clearing & Forwarding Supervisor

DEPARTMENT: Clearing & Forwarding


  • Ensuring clearing takes place as per the time KPIs by closely supervising the current statuses of shipments and prompting the Declaration team to take the next step.
  • Assisting in Responding to client queries (Documents & other clearance related questions)
  • Consistently monitoring the clearance dashboard and supervising the declaration officer’s team to do their tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring documents are checked by Declarations Officer upon receiving pre-alerts
  • Inspections – Setting up and Ensuring SGS inspection is done when needed – Ensuring BV inspections is done when needed
  • Writing letters – Drafting letters for clearance purposes, includes permit needed, ID’S any other special requests depending on what is needed for clearance purposes


Core Competencies:

  • Material Supply
  • Customs Clearance
  • Road Freight
  •  Material Handling
  • Storage and Warehousing
  • Offshore & Onshore Equipment Rental
  • Specialized Inspection Services

Essential Skills

  • Supervisory skills experience, managing team over 10 people
  • Good Interpersonal Relations and ability to communicate well
  • Discipline & Focus, Attention to Detail, Solution Oriented
  • Ability & willingness to learn things fast. (Smart Sheets & TANCIS Basics)
  • Faultless administration skills, ensuring procedures are being followed accurately.
  • Problem solving skills to ensure obstacles to progress are overcome

Qualifications & Experience

  • Possess a high degree of integrity, honesty and confidentiality.
  • Diploma/ Degree in Clearing and Forwarding or any related.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Clearing & Forwarding for Local Imports, border clearing and transit goods (preferable)
  • Flexible in work habits and schedules, ready to work for longer hours when required.
  • Must have knowledge of government procedures & customs laws relating to imports, exports and transit goods for air, sea and road freight cargo (preferable)
  • Fluent English and Kiswahili