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Job Summary

We are looking to employ an experienced individual with Shipping and Logistics experience. Some knowledge of Export and Imports Customs is required.

The main purpose of the Customs Agent is to complete import and export customs entries on behalf of the companies customers who rely on our skilled team for guidance and advice and to make sure entries are HMRC compliant. 


  • Build relationships and rapport with new and existing customers.
  • Checking of all relevant customs and trade documents.
  • Data administration and validation.
  • Tariff classification.
  • Submission of customs declarations using simplified, summary and standard procedures.
  • Communication with customs authorities such as HMRC.
  • Forwarding of customs release messages to clients and their representatives.
  • Scanning and filing of support documents.
  • Complete customs entries in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Build relationships and rapport with new and existing customers.
  • Deliver a Customs Compliant service that meets HMRC standards.
  • Engage in CPD activity to keep your knowledge on customs policies up to date.
  • Deal with enquiries and help to sell relevant international trade services.
  • From time to time help to deliver on other business and operational objectives.


  • Experience within international trade and customs
  • Commercial awareness to capitalise on opportunities for new business
  • Good IT knowledge (Office 365 or similar)
  • Passion and desire to grow within a busy and exciting sector

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Job Summary

Reference: 11769

Location: Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 02 Feb 2021