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20 Nov 2023

Logistics Assistant (Customs Clearing and Forwarding) at Tabono Consult Limited

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Job Description

Job Title: Logistics Assistant (Customs Clearing and Forwarding)

Location: Dar Es Salaam

Reports T0: Project Supervisor

Start Date: Immediately


We are seeking a detail-oriented and proactive Logistics Assistant with expertise in customs clearing and forwarding to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in coordinating and managing logistics operations, particularly in navigating customs regulations and facilitating the movement of goods efficiently.


Customs Clearance: Handle customs documentation, including preparation and submission of import/export documentation, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
Forwarding Operations: Coordinate and manage the forwarding process for shipments, liaising with carriers, freight forwarders, and other stakeholders to ensure smooth transportation and delivery of goods.
Logistics Coordination: Assist in coordinating logistics activities, including scheduling transportation, tracking shipments, and optimizing delivery routes to maximize efficiency.
Compliance Monitoring: Stay updated with changes in customs regulations, tariffs, and trade agreements to ensure adherence to legal requirements and optimize import/export processes.
Documentation Management: Maintain accurate records of shipments, customs documents, and other logistics-related paperwork to facilitate auditing and reporting as required.
Communication and Collaboration: Work closely with internal teams, external vendors, and customs authorities to resolve logistics issues, communicate shipment statuses, and ensure timely delivery.
Problem Solving: Address and resolve any logistical challenges or delays in the transportation process, seeking solutions to minimize disruptions and maintain on-time deliveries.


Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience in logistics, with a focus on customs clearing and forwarding operations.
Knowledge: Proficient understanding of customs regulations, import/export procedures, documentation lodgings with TICS and documentation requirements. Familiarity with customs software/tools is a plus.
Organizational Skills: Strong organizational and multitasking abilities to manage multiple shipments and tasks simultaneously while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with diverse stakeholders and authorities effectively.
Problem-Solving: Proven ability to identify logistical issues, troubleshoot problems, and implement effective solutions in a timely manner.
Team Player: Capable of working collaboratively within a team environment and independently when required.


Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field is preferred.

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Method of Application

To apply, please submit your CV along with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience in customs clearing, forwarding, and logistics operations to j[email protected] or apply via Deadline for Applications is 30th November 2023

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