Customs/Exports Clerk

Job Title: Customs/Exports Clerk
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth
Reference: 1027653
Contact Name: Fran Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 01, 2021 15:15

Job Description

Customs Import/Exports Clerk
Location: Portsmouth
Salary :£30000 -£40000 dependant on experience (Pro Rata )
Hours of work : Full time Monday to Friday core working hours – 40 hours per week
Duration: This is a permanent role to start immediately 
Dynamite recruitment is currently working in partnership with a very well established family ran business . Due to changes in legislation and due to the nature of their business our client is looking to recruit an Import / Export / Customs Officer to join the business on a temporary basis initially for 6 months  
As an Import / Export  Clerk, you will be reporting to Operations Managers, and your duties will  include:-
  • Working as part of the Import and export department of the business to manage the import and export of Goods
  • Ensuring that all import and export goods meet legislation and compliance
  • Managing tax schemes which will be related to distribution and manufacturing in the Uk and worldwide
  • Partnering with senior management to assist in planning and managing workflows across the business
  • Ensuring all customs clearance documents are obtained for compliance purposes
  • Develop and manage a trade compliance reporting process for the business
  • Maintain all customs paperwork, insuring the documentation is accurate and complete to ensure smooth operations
  • Manage all operations queries regarding import/export
  • Partner with third parties, managing the relationship and monitoring performance to ensure accuracy and compliance
  • Take ownership in internal and external compliance audits, liaising with partners to ensure compliance is maintained
  • Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for the Finance Director, Operations Director and senior leadership team
The successful candidate will have the following attributes:-
  • Experience in a warehousing/distribution within the FMCG sector is essential
  • Previous expertise in customs warehousing requirements within international FMCG
  • Experience working in freight forwarding/import/export
  • Attention to detail essential
  • Understanding of Customs Commodity Codes
  • Customs clearance  and external customs audits
  • Confident communication skills essential
  • Experience with International freight - Air, Sea and Land and their regulations/compliance
  • Excellent IT skills and familiar with all standard office software packages
  • Will be adaptable to change
  • Have strong communication skills
To be considered please submit your CV Immediately

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