Head of Trade Services

Brief Outline:

Salary £ 40-45k

 Assure customs compliance when submitting all types of customs clearance entries according to the correct procedure.

Initiate and support key customs projects. Maintain cost effective work practices.

2. Main Duties

Manage and is responsible for all Customs clearances on behalf of the Company.

Manage customs declarations in relation to customs rules and regulations.

Initiate and support key customs projects ensuring compliance.

Maintain of AEO, MOU, Customs guarantees.

> Review and maintain Work Instructions and SOPs  Seek continuous improvement.

Ensure claims for refund of Duties and taxes are submitted in a timely manner. Have comprehensive knowledge of the Trade Tariff Prepare or any customs audits.


> Calculate and process duties and taxes to be paid

May be required to sign documents under a Power of Attorney/Empowerment Form on behalf of client

Liaise with Customers.

Allocate the correct licence depending on type of goods being imported.

Liaise with officials in various agencies in relation to customs clearance.

Liaise with other departments to arrange for transportation, warehousing or product distribution of imported or exported goods and liaise with Freight Forwarders.

3.Supervisory and managerial responsibilities Have experience of managing a small team.

Develop and motivate members of the team through excellent leadership skills.

Ensure the team are fully aware of customs requirements.

Communicate changes to any procedure, customs rules and regulations.  Undertake staff appraisals.

Requires a minimum of 5 years experience as Import/Export Customs Manager

Intermediate or advanced level in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Viso

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Managerial.