Import-Export Officer

at International Committee of the Red Cross
Published June 12, 2022
Location Budapest, Hungary
Category Procurement  
Job Type Full Time  


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.


The ICRC Regional Delegation in Budapest is announcing a vacant full-time position of “Import-Export Officer” based in Budapest.


Main responsibilities:


Obtains exemptions from national or regional authorities for goods that the ICRC imports.

Receives and expedites freight out of the country or region of assignment in collaboration with external commercial partners.

Is responsible for following up on, filing and archiving import-export documents.

Ensures that records on bond data are available and up to date.

Verifies invoices (from customs, freight-forwarders, etc.) and submits them to supervisors and/or department staff.

Reports problems and irregularities in import-export activities; reports security issues.

Works with logisticians to handle claims.

Takes part in selecting external logistics providers (freight forwarders and carriers).

Ensures that the latest customs regulations are communicated and applied.



University degree.

Three years' experience working in a clearing and forwarding organization.

Excellent command (spoken and written) of English and Hungarian.

Computer skills (especially in logistics software).

Certification in clearing and forwarding.

Valid IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations certification.

Proven knowledge of customs and import-export procedures.


How to apply

In case your skills and background correspond to the mentioned requirements, please send your CV in English, a motivation letter in English and copies of diplomas/certificates to the e-mail with the subject line indicating “Import-Export Officer”.

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