HS Code Officer at Reputable Company

A reputable Clearing and Forwarding Company is looking competent person to fill the following vacancy:


Duties and Responsibilities

Customs Consultancy

  • Guides clientele on proper Customs declaration and classification of harmonized codes.
  • Informs/Notifies the clientele on any changes with TRA systems and Customs regulations on Hs codes
  • Advises the clientele on export and import restrictions, tariff systems, letters of credit, insurance requirements and other customs-related matters.
  • Advises on document requirements for clearance of consignments.
  • Informs/Notifies the clientele on any changes with TRA systems and Customs regulations on Hs codes


  • Supervises al HS code in the company for import and exports to ensure effective clearance of consignments in conjunction with following key performance indicators:
  • Establish correct classification of the commodity
  • Assign correct H.S Codes for the commodity
  • Ensure that correct values are used in all declarations to avoid uplifts of value which may lead to delays with a clearance of consignments.
  • Ensures adherence to laid down Customs regulations for both import and exports to avoid possible losses which may arise as a result of penalties.
  • Advises the Management on correct HS codes.


Daily report on Hs code did/pending
Report to Operations Manager on matters concerning HS codes
Periodically gathers and analyses reports for purposes of improving and effectively managing the section Performs any other duties that may from time to time be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Qualification and Other Requirements

  • Diploma/certificate in logistics and clearing and forwarding with knowledge on the new TRA Cargo Risk Management system and Harmonized codes
  • Diploma in Clearing, Forwarding, and Shipping is an added advantage.
  • Must be 25 years and above in age.
  • Minimum 3 years in a reputable clearing and Forwarding firm
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Excellent in problem-solving skills
  • Must demonstrable the ability to maintain good working relations with all the stakeholders in the field
  • Must be flexible in work habits and schedules
  • Effective communication skills, both English & Swahili
  • Knowledge of Computer Programs i.e excel, word, internet, E-mail
  • Candidates meeting the required qualifications and skills should send;
  • Letter of Application
  • Copies of academic qualifications
  • A detailed resume listing contact details of at least 2 referees
  • 2pcs recent passport photos.

Salary and remuneration        

An attractive remuneration package and good long time career prospects are available for the candidate.

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How to Apply
An applicant who considers him/herself competent with above-mentioned position .please send your application to jonas@mes.co.tz before 30th July 2019.

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for an interview, No allowance will be admissible for interview.

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