Purpose of the job:

The Deputy Commissioner – Trade Facilitation will provide strategic leadership as well as formulating and implementing policies/strategies in the Trade Facilitation Division in accordance with the relevant legislative laws, regulations and operating procedures.

Key Responsibilities of the job:

  • Oversee Trade Facilitation programmes and initiatives i.e. Authorized Economic Operator, Pre- Arrival Clearance program, Implementation of Mombasa Community Port Charter.
  • Oversee management of Duty remission for the investment schemes and management of exemptions for qualifying importers.
  • Oversee Monitoring and Evaluation of the schemes to prevent abuses.
  • Oversee management of Execution and cancellation of Customs bonds.
  • Oversee Taxpayer Education and stakeholders’ engagement function.
  • Liaison with external stakeholders on matters relating to the Department in conjunction with Marketing and Communication Dept.

The job holder should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a business-related field from a recognized institution.
  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field such as business administration or economics from a recognized university.
  • Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in Customs Administration
  • At least ten (10) years of relevant work experience with at least five (5) years in a Senior Managerial role.

In addition, candidates should demonstrate the following personal traits and competencies:

  • Strong managerial, administrative and leadership skills;
  • Excellent decision making capabilities;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to convey conceptual and complex ideas and information;
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to make evaluative judgment;
  • Computer proficiency in the standard packages (word processing, e-mail and internet use);
  • Demonstrate capability to drive performance and achievement;
  • Effective interpersonal skills and delivery techniques to interact with, engage and inspire his/her team;
  • Proactive and self-driven with a capability of building teams.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 25 July, 2020