EXPERIENCE: At least three years of work experience in the shipping transportation, or customs field. Two years of experience must be with an international organization.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have a working knowledge of procedures and processes related to clearance and tracking of air and sea freight, Cameroonian customs, and local vehicle registration. Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Should have a thorough understanding of local customs regulations, finance laws, and protocol when dealing with official government entities.
LANGUAGE: Good working knowledge (speaking, reading and writing) in English and French are required. This will be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to draft concise documents and reports, work well with colleagues, deal tactfully and respectfully with our customers and government officials. Must demonstrate skill in solving problems and processing large amounts of data. Must be able to analyze bills, invoices, and inventory lists effectively and detect discrepancies. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and have a Class B Driver’s license. This may be tested.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.