Keep up to date track of various legal requirements, filing of returns and documentation requirements with respect to local Customs, VAT, Excise, Municipality laws, practices and requirements.
Liaison with authorities and customers to address and resolve any compliance related queries.
Regular compliance monitoring and reporting to management.
Prepare and maintain sufficient checklists, KPIs, registers and monitoring reports for Import and Export Operations.
Prepare and manage correspondence, reports, reconciliations and documents as required for various compliance reporting and communications.
Communicate and coordinate with relevant internal and external stakeholders for various requirements and reporting as necessary.
Perform all other duties as assigned by management.
You will assist with the implementation of trade compliance processes, procedures, and tools to ensure compliance with import/export regulations and corporate policies.
You will conduct trade compliance risk assessments for business operations; identify trade compliance issues within the business units; assist with trade compliance audits; conduct root cause analysis and oversee the implementation of corrective actions.
You will monitor and keep track of changes in government policies, export control, sanctions and customs rules and regulations as they relate to company operations.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited University.
Knowledge of international export/import trade documentation requirements, Inco terms, sea/air/land freight forwarding processes, documentation requirements and custom documentation in E-Mirsal 2 in Dubai trade web portal.
Knowledge and working experience in dealing with local customs, municipality, VAT, Excise laws, processes and documentation requirements.
Previous experience of working in customs clearance will be an added advantage.
6 – 8 years of experience in a similar role with at least two years of such experience in UAE market.
Arabic language skills will be an added advantage.
Expertise in MS Office especially advanced Excel knowledge.
Excellent Communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills.
Time-management and multitasking abilities that will contribute to the efficiency of the overall business by ensuring all assigned duties are carried on a timely and efficiently.