Job Summary

We are partnering with a Global Freight Forwarder who are looking for a Customs Clearance Supervisor based in Heathrow.

The main responsibilities for this role is to supervise the Customs department and develop the team of Customs Declarants.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Work as part of a team with Customs Declarants
  • Submit and process customs entries
  • Coordination of processing of customs data to ensure it is delivered smoothly and seamlessly.
  • Daily task coordination and team management.
  • Timely follow up of open issues
  • Ensure all shipments meet applicable laws
  • Facilitate the Import and Exports of goods on Air Freight, Sea Freight and Road Freight
  • Maintain AEO status by ensuring that customs procedures managed by team are documented and follows.
  • Apply for customs authorisations
  • Support senior and junior Customs declarants
  • Maintain current knowledge of customs legislation, political/commercial documentation and the HMRC tariff.
  • Training of client and broker personnel involved with customs operations.

Skills Required;

  • Strong knowledge of Import and Export customs procedures
  • Full knowledge of customs procedures and principles on Imports, Exports and all Transport modes
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and to be able to work under pressure.
  • In depth knowledge of tariff classification.
  • CFSP and NCTS experience
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data
  • VAT knowledge
  • Trade Qualification (BIFA) in Customs Procedures an advantage.
  • Experience using Destin8/CNS Compass.

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Job Summary


Reference: 10462

Sector: Logistics, Procurement, Distribution and Supply Chain

Location: Ashford, Surrey, England

Salary: Market related

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 04 Dec 2019