Senior Customs Affairs Officer

Job Information

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    Category Foreign Jobs
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    Posted On Aug 12 ,2020
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    Qualifications Master's Degree
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    Employer Name Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
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Job Description

A Provide adequate technical assistance and advise in developing/upgrading, adopting, monitoring and promoting the implementation of COMESA Digital FTA instruments that include customs management systems, trade information portal, electronic cargo tracking system, single window system, electronic certificate of origin system (eCO), e-commerce, regional payment and settlement system (REPSS), Regional Customs Bond Guarantee Scheme (RCTG-CARNET), online NTB monitoring, reporting and resolution mechanism and smart coordinated border management systems and technologies with view to improving facilitation and security of trade supply chain in the region;
(B Provide adequate technical support or advice regarding the interpretation and implementation of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and electronic Certificate of Origin as well as uniform application of tariff classification and valuation where this is required by a member State and assisting in the settlement of disputes as and when they arise;
(C Assist in studies to review the COMESA Rules of Origin and its implementation instruments and coordinating in the drafting of the revised Rules of Origin and Regulations as well as Procedures Manual on the implementation of the Protocol;
(D Work closely with member States and consultants as well as World Customs Organization (WCO) in updating the CTN/CET based on the latest edition of the WCO Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) in order to ensure implementation and maintaining of a full-fledged CET;