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  • Posted: Feb 21, 2023
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    Wärtsilä Eastern Africa Limited was established in August 1997 to market and sell power plants and marine Engines in the Eastern Africa Region. (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Eritrea, Rwanda, Seychelles, Ethiopia, Burundi, Republic of Sudan and Republic of South Sudan). Wärtsilä Eastern Africa Ltd is a member of the worldwide Wärtsil&a...
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    Customs Compliance Coordinator

    Wärtsilä Marine Power, Parts Services, is now looking for a Customs Compliance Coordinator to coordinate customs related operations in Africa. You will support Global Customs Management team by ensuring customs compliance according to applicable laws, rules, and regulations, and serve as a subject matter expert in the area of customs compliance in terms of interpretation, guidance, integration, compliance and assessment. Moreover, you will support efforts to execute a customs compliant supply chain and co-ordinate related supply chain risk assessment and mitigation strategies and ensure proactive monitoring and communicating (incl. training) the impact of customs compliance and changing regulations to all key stakeholders.

    This is a permanent opportunity, and the successful candidate would ideally be located in one of  our business locations in Africa.

    What will you be doing?

    • Being the single point of contact in customs matters locally to internal and external stakeholders (customers)
    • Relationship with authorities such as local customs.
    •  Following up and coordinating customs clearances, incl. brokerage management.
    • Identifying locally value-adding opportunities, minimize compliance risks and minimize (import) duties, the use of simplified entry procedures and local clearance authorisations.
    • Ensuring the integration of necessary customs compliance work activities into other functions' work streams to deliver customs compliance reliability.
    • Inbound transportation

    You will shine in this role when you have.

    • Minimum bachelor’s degree in relevant field /certificate in Supply Chain Management.
    • Good understanding of the global customs compliance environment, rules, and regulations with skills to translate those to clear business requirements and concrete actions.
    • Experience of using SAP/ERP systems
    • Fluent skills of using Microsoft Office tools
    • Work experience working with customs compliance related challenges and proven track record of solving those. 
    • Willingness to solve challenging situations with positive reinforcement to ensure sustainable internal and external stakeholder relationships.
    • Team player with strong customer service attitude with the ability to work also effectively independently.
    • Experience in working within a global and multi-cultural environment.
    • Fluent written and spoken English with good presentation and communication skills.

    Last application date: 07/03/2023

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Wartsila Eastern Africa Ltd on to apply

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