Assistant Manager, Marine Operations Job, Other Professions,

Assistant Manager – Marine Operations: Southern & Western Region

DEPARTMENT: Customs & Border Control

DIVISION: SECTION/UNIT: Border Control & Enforcement Marine Operations

LOCATION:      Southern & Western Region


This role is responsible for strategies, maintenance and operation plans for Marine enforcement in the Southern Region.


Managerial /Supervisory responsibilities

  • Effectively implement and monitor marine BCE policy guidelines at the Southern Region
  • Oversee implementation of Southern Regions enforcement activities for performance management and as may be guided from HQ
  • Identify, develop and submit risks, work plans, processes and procedures to guide headquarters
  • Establish and maintain liaison and working relationships with government agencies, departments and other stakeholders for effectiveness of BCE at regional level
  • Identify regional marine unit needs in terms of human resources, tools, capital, systems etc and making recommendation on the same
  • Compile routine regional marine enforcement reports on enforcement for southern region to advise senior management.
  • Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of performance and development of staff in the unit
  • Facilitate implementation of the work plans for the following corporate initiatives in the unit: Audit, Integrity, QMS and Risk Management.
  • Drive initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management in the unit

Job Dimensions

Decision making /Job influence

  • Makes managerial and operational decisions.
  • Assigns work to Direct reports
  • Monitors and evaluates work performance of direct reports

Working Conditions

  • Works within the office and in the field


  •  A bachelor’s degree in a business-related field from a recognized institution.
  •   Post Graduate Diploma/Certificate in Customs Administration or equivalent
  •   Minimum of 5 years work experience in similar role

Functional skills/Behavioral competencies /attributes

  • Excellent leadership and people management skills
  • Dealing with operational risk
  • Customs Business Understanding
  • Customs Legislation and Regulation
  • Good knowledge of Customs Legislation, Regulation and Procedures
  • Good awareness of operating environment
  • Results driven and analytical
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical thinking
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict management skills
  • Risk management and analysis
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Taxation of New Emerging Businesses and Digital Economy
  • Understanding of taxpayer compliance

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