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Location: Johannesburg, State Not Specified, South Africa
Date Posted: Feb 12, 2019
Scope: Oversight of all South African import/export activity – including parts; consumables and other; remanufacturing - regardless of mode or nature of transport (air; sea; road – regular or express) or transaction type.
· Monitoring South African customs regulatory changes, identifying implications of changes, updating processes and communicating these internally.
· Identifying and addressing training needs for facility staff
· Documenting; maintaining and testing local customs processes and performance metrics
· Responsible for meeting all requirements of the GCC program and coordination of inputs for required reporting, including the completion of the annual Risk Evaluation
· Communication with Facility Manager; Public Officer and GCC Regional Manager
· Act as the single point of contact for SARS on day to day customs matters – agreed working protocol with Public Officer on any other customs matters which Public Officer may be contacted on by SARS
· Oversight of broker activity – with processes and monthly reviews of performance against customs services SLA and KPIs
· Manage and provide oversight for daily custom clearance activities
· Liaise with GCC and other corporate services teams – LSD; Product Regulatory; Global Tax etc.
· Coordination of Dealer queries for additional documentation or information in respect of goods exported from the facility to the Dealer (especially, any requests for copy export entries).
· Monitoring duty spend to regularly evaluate the viability and desirability of duty minimization mechanisms (incl. preferential origin (FTA), duty suspension and duty drawback)
· Lead automation initiatives and special projects to improve process efficiency and risk management
· Coordinating with GCC & other corporate service teams; facility contacts and Public Officer on any application for Accredited Client Status (across taxes). Note that this status will be introduced under forthcoming legislative changes.
· Bachelor degree in business, supply chain, or related field
· Minimum of 5 years of experience in import/export administration including classification, free trade agreements, duty drawback, and auditing.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to collaborate across multiple organizations