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5x Trader Licensing Posts for youth with experience in Risk/Data environment at SARS

Officer: C&E: Trader Licensing X5 (7317)

Requisition ID 7317 - Posted 08/08/2023 - Region (1) - Location (1)

Position Reports to: Operations Manager: Licensing & Registrations [Customs] Division: Taxpayer Engagement [AEO] Location: Gauteng South [Alberton] Advert Closing Date: 16 August 2023 About the Position The business unit exist to enable taxpayers and traders to meet their obligations in as fair, easy, cost effective and convenient by automating the registration, licensing and accreditation processes for all customs and excise clients and administering any bonds that is required to be lodged as a result of such registration or license. We believe that your skills, commitment and dedication will add value and make a difference to the organisation and country. Job Purpose To verify, evaluate, interpret, validate, integrate and interrogate all C&E Trader and Bond registration and licensing information or lack thereof, in order to facilitate, coordinate, process and/or implement C&E Trader and Bond registrations & licensing applications in accordance with all legislative requirements. Education and Experience Minimum Qualification & Experience Required National Diploma / Advanced Certificate (NQF 6) in Risk/Data environment and 2-3 years' experience in Risk/Data environment, of which 1-2 years ideally at knowledge worker level OR Senior Certificate (NQF 4) AND 5 years' experience in Risk/Data environment of which 1-2 years ideally at knowledge worker level. *Customs knowledge will be an added advantage. Job Outputs: Process

  • Verify, evaluate, interpret, validate, integrate and interrogate all C&E Trader and Bond registration and licensing information

  • Accurately communicate and direct outcomes to relevant stakeholders.

  • Analyse, and integrate all available and applicable relevant information and documentation and legislation to arrive at an informed decision.

  • Analyse, interpret and integrate C&E registration and licensing information to ascertain level of compliance.

  • Contribute to stakeholder engagements as and when required.

  • Draft / issue instructions and/or requests to relevant stakeholders.

  • Evaluate, analyse, interpret and incorporate all account related financial information, reports and feedback from others, to assess validity of applications.

  • Produce and capture accurate, comprehensive and complete C&E registration and licensing documentation.

  • Refer to and request, obtain and/or research additional information from relevant stakeholders.

  • Resolve, respond, follow-up on queries and escalate where necessary.

  • Respond to decision by calculating, approving, declining or referring application.

  • Review and consider all risk and reputational implications and consequences regarding the request.

  • Accumulate information and provide reports with recommendations applicable to area of specialisation.

  • Apply practical and applied knowledge and act authoritatively on methods, systems and procedures to identify trends and potential risks.

  • Communication of situational interpretation and judgement of work outputs and queries in area of specialisation.

  • Correctly apply applicable legislation, including amongst others policies, procedures, and SOPs in the delivery of work outputs.

  • Effectively plan and schedule own activities to continuously improve quality and service delivery in area of specialisation.

  • Execute process and procedural change, implement the change and provide guidelines and support related to new requirements as a result of the change.

  • Use practical and applied knowledge and situational judgement to consider policy implications and to arrive at decisions / conclusions.


  • Comply to set governance and compliance procedures and processes related to an area of specialisation and continuously identify and escalate risks.


  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with peers and team members to achieve predefined objectives.

  • Search for, integrate and share new knowledge attained through formal and informal learning opportunities in the execution of your job.


  • Adhere to organisational policies and procedures to ensure cost effectiveness and reduction of financial costs.


  • Contribute to a culture of service excellence, which builds positive relationships and provides opportunity for feedback and exceptional service.

  • Ensure own understanding and adherence to customer service delivery and provide specialist support to meet or exceed customer expectation.

Behavioural competencies

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Attention to Detail

  • Building Sustainability

  • Commitment to Continuous Learning

  • Fairness and Transparency

  • Accountability

  • Respect

  • Trust

  • Conceptual Ability

  • Honesty and Integrity

  • Organisational Awareness

Technical competencies

  • Customs Knowledge

  • Risk Analysis (Customs EU Framework)

  • Trade Facilitation (EU Framework)

  • Customs Procedure (EU Framework)

  • Border Control and Management

  • Reporting

  • Business Knowledge

  • Efficiency improvement

  • Functional Policies and Procedures

Compliance Competency

  • Security Clearance: GOC Confidential

Employment Equity The Employment Equity policy of SARS will be considered as part of the recruitment and selection process and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an oath of secrecy, pre-employment screening, case study, pre-assessment, psychometric assessment and or vetting, and a declaration of private interest. The appointment is also subject to appropriate reference(s) and security clearance where applicable.


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