First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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Officer, Commercial – Logistics

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At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.

Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.

Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description:

Overall Job Purpose

Where possible, real-time examination, approval or rejection of all entries generated by clearing agents in the ZRA ASYCUDA system.

Ensure all customs duties and applicable fees are paid to the ZRA in full and on time.

Specific Job Responsibility

  • Where ASYCUDA online view is available, scrutinise current entries submitted by clearing agents, for correct valuation and customs tariff coding; otherwise constantly update and maintain communications with clearing agents to assess valuations and tariff information.
  • Initiate all customs payments executed by various Clearing agents on the company Bank Portal. Expedite approval of payments by Finance and Logistics seniors to ensure compliance with customs deadlines.
  • Expedite all customs releases at all ports in the country to ensure business continuity and avoid delays.
  • Engage responsible end user department on product specific compliances to ensure the relevant statutory requirements for all imports and exports are met.
  • Reporting all customs activities such as volumes, expenditure, savings and new occurrences to be shared with the team.
  • Assist with document processing and archiving as required: ensure shipping document archiving systems are up to date, comprehensively indexed, and secure but accessible
  • Perform any and all other tasks as required and instructed from time to time

Job Specific Competencies

  • Up to date with ASYCUDA entry management to ensure rapid input to Finance and Pronto Shipment personnel
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Zambian Customs clearing procedures
  • Up to date with all changes to legislation affecting customs operations.

Key Job Attributes

  • Constantly aware of safety issues
  • Hard working, energetic, meticulous and focused
  • Honest, responsible and dependable
  • Flexible, proactive and reactive to rapid change
  • Courteous and patient with co-workers and third party contacts

Experience required to perform in this job

  • At least 3 years’ related experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and PRONTO


  • A university degree or diploma in a Business/Commercial related field is preferred
  • ZCILT certificate
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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Mining enterprises
Drilling & Exploration
Mining processing & refining
Mining engineering
Founded in 1996, this company's operating platform currently consists of seven mines and one copper smelter across six countries: Kansanshi mine in Zambia, Guelb Moghrein in Mauritania, Las Cruces in Spain, Pyhäsalmi in Finland, Ravensthorpe in Australia and Çayeli in Turkey. First Quantum Minerals is uniquely positioned with a successful exploration program, an industry-leading project development track record, tier-one operating assets, an attractive project pipeline and good investment opportunities.