An import specialist makes sure that all the commodities are safe and sound and that the functional and operational price measures are adopted for delivering and transferring the same. On the basis of the kind of commodities and requirements of the customers, he/she arranges for delivery means that are of very good quality, effective and that ensure profits. He/she strategizes and organizes the best ways and means of conveyance by conducting intense investigations, in and around his/her organization.

An import specialist executes the following key roles and responsibilities that are mentioned below:

Key Responsibilities of Import Specialist

  • Investigating the specialized and technical needs in the management and administration of commodities and products that are sent for delivery from the organization.
  • Make sure that all the commodities and products are arranged properly and then dispersed.
  • Negotiating documented agreements for the delivery and management of products and commodities.
  • Receiving, formulating, and verifying the required papers needed to make sure that the needs of the federal and practicable administrative units or other organizational bodies are adhered to.
  • Administrating the transfer of commodities and products as per the particularities of the clients and making sure that the targets of the organization are achieved.
  • Coping up and communicating with the third parties indulging in these functional operations and paying and compiling the cash in lieu of the clients.
  • Administrating and supervising the workings and undertakings of the workers in the import section of the organization and handling the interactions with the clients and sellers.
  • Strategizing, planning, and enforcing the import activities as per the providers and requirements of the clients.
  • Supervising the inside transfer of products and commodities and making sure that this is done in agreement with the rules, regulations, and policies of the governing system authorities.
  • Collaborating with the providers and stock list programmers and strategizing and making sure that the global products and commodities get transferred properly within the given time frame.
  • Make sure that the products and commodities arrive within the given time.
  • Ensuring that he/she receives superior quality freight charges per unit on a regular basis.
  • Creating, assessing, and regenerating documented agreements according to the needs.
  • Observing and formulating the records of the activities related to imports
  • Approving and enforcing the application of alterations and modifications, if and when needed.
  • Helping to formulate quotes of trade goods for clients and executing freight and cargo reservation operations with movers or transporters.
  • Supervising, overseeing, and enforcing trade safety for different protection plans, ensuring that all these are done in agreement with the client's methods and processes, and upholding the same.
  • Conducting investigations for different sections of the organization for import and export judicial rules, regulations, and standard policies and upholding his/her familiarity with tariffs and licenses.
  • Working with the associates and members of the fiscal unit of the organization and upholding the stock list of the commodities and trade goods.
  • Studying, examining, and revising debt and security papers and creating and developing programs for the import section of the organization.
  • Make sure that all these import programs are in agreement with the accepted rules and regulations of the organization.
  • Formulating and organizing presentations that are to be referred to the dominant and administrative authorities of the organization.
  • Offering security on consignments and dispatches and creating, developing, and completing disciplinary activities for various import methods and procedures.
  • Working with the unit head of the organization and checking, studying, and examining various methods and procedures of importation.
  • Updating himself/herself about the various rules, policies, and programs of customs alongside upholding compliance with sectional modulations of the organization.
  • Completing all other operational undertakings and workings related to the imports of the organization and ensuring their compliance with the general policies of the same.

Qualifications and Skills Required

  • An import specialist needs to be a graduate in a similar field.
  • He would have to handle many important responsibilities and roles and in such a case, the only sky would be the limit. Possessing some years of expertise in the same field would be an added advantage for the organization that he/she joins.
  • Having some skills apart from the above-mentioned qualifications would also help him/her to perform better like he would need to have good interaction and organization skills. Knowing an additional language would be very useful, and he/she should also have good geographical and focusing skills.
  • Us-based exposure is a plus.


The Candidate must be fluent in spoken English

This is an onsite third shift night job and the timing of this job is from 6:00Pm till 3:00 AM (Mon - Fri)

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
Third Shift (Night)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Abbas Town, Karachi, Pakistan
Minimum Education:
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
2 Years
Apply Before:
Sep 06, 2022
Posting Date:
Aug 06, 2022

Horizon Technologies

Information Technology · 11-50 employees - Karachi

Horizon Technologies is an established IT services company having years of experience providing high-quality and cost-effective web development, IT Support and Surveillance solutions. Our expertise lie in Custom Web, mobile & Software Development, Surveillance (CCTV), Time Attendance and Access Control, IT consultancy & infrastructure, BPO & contact center work along with recruitment & IT Maintenance services. We are an one stop IT & office automation service provider where all your IT & business augmentation requirements are met under one umbrella of Horizon Technologies.

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