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Customs Clearance Manager

Saudi Airlines Catering

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP805-12

Job description / Role

• Managing customs and clearance sections through rigorous follow up of shipment

Main responsibilities:
• Manage Custom Brokers
• Communication with Customs Authorities
• Manage Custom Brokers (Air-Sea)- Import /Export.
• Manage Communications of Different Customs Clearance Offices/Freight Forwarders/Transportation Companies.
• Ensure Fast Release of Shipments from Different Ports, With No Demurrage or Detention.
• Ensure Registration of Items in Customs Related Systems
• Ensure Appropriate Documentation for All Shipments.
• Ensure Appropriate Archiving (Soft & Hard Copies) For Customs Documents.
• Liaison for Freight Forwarding and Transportation Companies
• Liaison with Food & Nonfood Purchasing Divisions.
• Generation of Strong Policies and Procedures Covering Clearance Business.
• Reporting to: Logistic Operations Senior Manager
• Number required: 1
• Duration: One Year Contract
• Desired start date: 01/09/2018
• Probation: 3 Months
• Working Hours: Sunday -Thursday


• University Qualifications: BSC in Logistics/Business Or Related Fields
• Other certifications obtained: APICs CSCP,CPIM
• Nature and length of previous experience: 2-3 Years Managerial Position
• 5-10 Years in Customs & Freight Forwarding Business
• Specialist knowledge: Incoterms & Custom Formalities.
• Soft Skills and Personality traits: Leadership and Communication Skills
• Age Range: 25-40
• Language Fluency: English Arabic
• Current Location: Jeddah

About the Company

Saudi Airlines Catering Company was established in 1981. The 30 years that followed witnessed a drastic expansion in the organization's operations, which spanned both the local and international markets. New catering units were established in King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh (KKIA); King Fahd International Airport, Dammam (KFIA); Prince Mohammed International Airport, Madina (PMIA); and Cairo International Airport.

To leverage the organization's catering expertise, in the raising overall service standards and value delivery to the customers the organization was privatized in 2007 by Royal Decree, from His Royal Highness, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

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