The Oceania Customs Organization (OCO) has 23 independent, self-governing territories and Customs jurisdictions in the Pacific. Established in 1986, its mandate is to promote effectiveness and efficiency of Customs Administrations in the harmonization and simplification of Customs procedures, facilitation of trade, law enforcement and building the capacity of members in meeting the development objectives of their Government. The Secretariat is responsible for delivering the OCO’s work program and current Strategic Plan 2022 – 2027, and details of its activities can be found on the OCO website: www.oco.org.
OCO is partnering with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) through the EDF11 funding to improve trade facilitation through the regions trading potential and enhancing export competitiveness, reduce costs of essential imports and improve transparency.
Expressions of Interest are invited for the below short term consultancy:
Risk Management Advisor
- Review result of surveys conducted and provide a detailed analysis of the PACP members Customs clearance process; To identify gaps, weaknesses, and areas of improvement in our existing risk management practices
- Examine the technical aspects of the clearance process and system with a view of identifying potential risks;
- Assist the members with development of risk management framework that sets a risk-based compliance management approach to business;
- Develop Customs Enforcement templates for assessing risks in relation to the movement of goods, people and conveyance;
- Identify the extent of and areas in which capacity building and human resource development for risk management will be required;
- Conduct an awareness to the PACP members to understand the relevance of risk management to the Customs work and embedding the fundamentals of the RM Framework as developed for the purpose.
- To train our Customs team on effective risk assessment and mitigation techniques
- To establish performance indicators and monitoring mechanisms to evaluate the effectiveness of the new risk management system
The Risk Management Advisor must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies or Customs Administrations or Public Administration or another relevant field and have 10 years of relevant work experience in Risk Management framework in an Organisation.
To apply kindly upload a cover letter responding to the key responsibilities of the position and CV including two referees on the Tender Section of our website www.ocosec.org by 4pm (Fiji time) Friday 15th December 2023
For any clarification, please contact: Mr. Darryl Ikbal on email@example.com