Customs Expediter Recruitment – Brunel Energy

Customs Expediter Recruitment


Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 35 offices in 5 continents (Europe, America, Asia, Africa and Australia) we currently second nearly 4,000 Technical Engineering Specialists to the largest multi-national Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors, through well established global supply agreements.


1. Roles (Basic Function and Scope)
 Understanding of Materials Management/Logistics in Supply Chain.
 Understanding of requirements for importing into / exporting out of Nigeria
 Understanding of requirement of Custom processes in Nigeria
– Excellent knowledge of the operations of the Free Trade Zones in Nigeria
– Excellent knowledge of customs duty rebates applicable to certain materials / projects.
 Reporting

2. Responsibilities (Duties Performed)
 Take part in project materials kick-off meetings to understand project materials procurement strategy and provide guidance on importation and logistics plan.
 Ensure that all P.O issued by Procurement for importation have correct INCOTERMS stated on them.
 Provide guidance to overseas manufacturers, Suppliers, Freight Forwarders, etc. on documentation requirements for importation into Nigeria
 Register and manage Forms ‘M’ with Commercial Banks for Company importations
 Processing of Risk Assessment Reports with government appointed Scanning Companies
 Determine Harmonized Systems (H.S) Codes for materials
 Calculate customs duties for imported materials
 Coordinating activities involved in port operations in order to release imported materials.
 Coordinating activities of Customs Agents in clearing Company imports at the ports.
 Provide guidance to Company vendors on all importation & Customs Duty matters
 Resolve cases of Demand Notices issued by Nigeria Customs Authorities on Company materials.
 Liaise with in-house Accounting Department to make funds available and transfer same to affected Commercial Banks for customs duty payment for imported materials.
 Liaise with Commercial Banks to pay customs duties into Federal Government customs duty account.
 Liaise with Procurement Department to effect change orders on POs where required
 Ensure that vendor imports materials in line with the Incoterms stated on the P.O.
 Ensure that vendor imports materials with relevant and complete/correct shipping documentation.
 Ensure timely processing / payment of customs duties for imported materials
 Liaise with Nigeria Customs and any other Government Agency to resolve all queries that may result from importation of Company materials.
 Work with NPOL Receiving Group to verify customs documentation prior to delivery of materials by vendors
 Prepare and publish Customs Duty Status Report to projects on weekly basis.
 Update customs duty process on POs in the Materials Management Tracking System (M+)
 Closeout customs expediting file and issue final reports to projects

3. Work Contacts
 Materials Management Lead / Materials Management Supervisor
 Project Teams
 NPOL Expediting Group
 NPOL Receiving Group
 MPN Procurement
 NPO Business Services

 Vendor/Contractors
 Buying Houses
 Freight Forwarders
 Customs Agents
 Shipping Line Agents
 Commercial Banks
 Scanning Companies
 Nigeria Customs
 Free zone Authority
 Port Terminal Operators e.g. Intels, WACT
 Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON)
 National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
 Manufacturers / Suppliers

4. Supervisory Responsibility
 None
 Will work under the supervision of Lead Customs Expediter.

5. Physical Requirements
 Moderate

6. Key Performance Indicator
 Payment of correct amount of customs duties
 Timely payment of customs duties
 Reduced number of Demand Notices
 Materials arriving with correct / complete shipping / customs documentation
 Adherence to company policy and guidelines
 Understanding of Materials Importation Process / Incoterms
 Good communication skills (verbal & written)


Minimum Requirements:
– Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of hands–on applicable experience in importation and Customs processing.
– Skilled in the use of web-based materials tracking system
Skilled in handling of common e-mail application, Word, Excel and

Higher National Diploma or Equivalent


Oggar, Helen (+234 1 271 4022)


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