IMI2369 - Trade Compliance Specialist

Job Family: Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Location: Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia
Business Line: Procurement & Supply Chain
Department: Logistics
Closing Date: 30-Nov-2024
Your Future Role

The role of the Trade Compliance Specialist focuses on the import requirements include manage and update the related Saudi customs system such as SABER.

Also, the Trade Compliance Specialist is expected to work with the expediter team to receive the documents, verify and send to the custom clearance broker the documents, manage and monitor custom clearance operation.

Primary Accountabilities

1. Adhere to IMI policies and safety standards.

2. study the requirements of importing the materials according to HS code / type of commodity/ International and Saudi regulations and update the purchasing team with the same.

3. Be up to date with all the International and Saudi regulations and ensure materials import requirements are always aligned with latest International and Saudi regulations.

4. Work with the purchasing team to manage the flow of the required documents for custom clearance.

5. Receive and verify the required documents for custom clearance.

6. Manage the custom clearance operation include sending the required documents to custom broker and follow up with the custom broker to ensure on time clearance for the material.

7. Manage the KPI for the custom broker and report any failure in custom clearance performance.

8. Manage and update the required information in SABER system.

9. Manage the import duty exemption include applying in timely manner ensuring granting the duty emption for the import materials prior to materials arrival.

10. Receive, verify, and process the custom clearance invoices in the ERP system.

11. Coordinate with the logistics team for planning the materials delivery from port/airport to ensure on time delivery of materials.

Who we are looking for


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.


  • Must have good knowledge of International and Saudi regulations for import and export.

  • Keen attention to detail and ability to effectively manage time and records.

  • Maritime knowledge is a plus.

  • Familiar with SABER system.

  • Familiar with custom HS codes.

  • Familiar with the custom clearance import/export process.

  • Ability to have strong focus and close follow up.

  • Ability to plan the operation.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • 3-9 years of experience in related job's role.

  • Having a proof record in handling the import/export custom operation of different type of materials such as container, bulk, break bulk and general cargo.

  • Experience in ERP system.

  • Experience in dealing with custom brokers.

  • Experience in managing third party contract.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Resume