20 Mar 2017

ICRC Import-Export Officer Job Vacancy

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance.

It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian
Law and universal humanitarian principles.

The ICRC Logistic Support Centre in Nairobi (Industrial Area) is seeking an experienced & highly motivated individual to fill the position of Import-Export Officer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and processing of Customs documents, shipping documents for import/export and transit cargo;
  • Liaising with clearing agents and suppliers on customs cargo clearance/documentation matters;
  • Maintain a close relationship with stakeholders/local authorities to ensure that customs clearance is completed efficiently and ensure that new import/export regulations are well anticipated;
  • Ensure correct classification and declaration of all Dangerous goods being shipped out of Logistics Support Centre(LSC) in accordance with DGR regulations;
  • Expediting/route follow up of transit documents to ensure quick discharge of transit bond once goods exit the country;
  • Giving greenlight instructions to the field and arranging for tax exemption application,IDF KEBS certificates;
  • Establish weekly progress reports on status of shipments and distribute them according to requirements;


  • Holder of a Degree in Logistics or its equivalent from a recognized university;
  • East African Customs Freight Forwarding practicing certificate (KRATI);
  • KRA Simba Trade X training;
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in a similar field;
  • Advanced Computer Skills;
  • Excellent command of English;
  • Valid driving license;
  • High sense of integrity;
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and make decisions;
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Good negotiation and communications skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work in a team;

How to Apply
Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to Human Resources Office on the address or e-mail below, on or before 27thMarch 2017.

Please include a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

International Committee of the Red Cross, Logistics Centre,
P.O. Box 34071, Nairobi, 00100(GPO), Kenya:

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