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Customs Specialist

Dubai Logistics & Supply Chain Full Time

Job description

Company description

IKEA Supply (Middle East) DW – LLC (ISME) is a member of the Inter IKEA Group within the core business Range & Supply. ISME’s main task is to supply goods for the sale to specific Middle Eastern IKEA store owned by the franchisee retailers outside the INGKA Group.


Job description

Purpose of Function:

To ensure that import and export business are conducted in compliance with internal and external rules and regulations.

To secure a well-functioning import and export process to support our strategic goal of having products available when customers want it.

Purpose of Job:

Is to secure a compliant, correct and efficient inbound and outbound process into the Dubai Free Trade Zone as well as support the internal and external stakeholders within the Middle East Region with accurate and compliant customs documentation to enable an effective and efficient customs process.

Assignments:

  • Daily Handling of customs relevant information and secure contact and support to-or-from other IKEA units, external service providers and authorities to ensure timely, accurate and compliant inbound and outbound procedures in accordance with applicable to customs rules and regulations.
  • Control and investigate when issues occur to secure compliance in every customs related process according to the applicable legislations.
  • Ensure that our Business Partners in the Middle East countries get all necessary documents in time to ensure a compliant, effective and efficient customs clearance processes.
  • Develop and update Working Methods (EM) and working Routines (WR) to ensure compliance and continuous improvements.
  • Take responsibility in your own development by reaching goals in development plan.
  • Contribute to reach your teams and the department’s goal.
  • Contribute to a good work environment via supporting cross- functionally within the IKEA Supply (Middle East) and other Inter IKEA organizations.

Qualification

Knowledge:

  • Logistics education or at least 3 years of previous experience in import/export operations or logistics.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. Solid Arabic language skills will be an advantage.
  • Good knowledge in MS Office

Motivation:

  • Working in a service minded atmosphere and IKEA vale-based environment with daily contact with internal and external stakeholders- national as well as international.
  • Working in a routine based environment.
  • A work environment characterized by taking responsibility, problem solving, analytical thinking with compliance in focus.
  • A fast changing everyday with focus on prioritizing and structure in a cost efficient way.
  • Willingness to know "why" and take responsibility.
  • Being a part of a team and sharing knowledge/information.

Capabilities:

  • Be able to document and communicate in a clear and respectful way, both within the team and with relevant stakeholders.
  • Be able to create structure, plan and prioritize to deliver assignments with high quality.
  • Be able to analyse with focus on details and follow up on relevant goals and deviations.
  • Be able to drive, implement and live in change to move yourself, your assignments and the business forward.
  • Be able to create an environment where the IKEA fundamental values characterize the everyday life.

More Information

Closing date of application: 15 April 2019