Customs Administrator Assistant

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Tilbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jan 2021
Closes
10 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to expansion our client is looking for a candidate who has previous Import/Export/Airfreight experience, ideally with two to three years experience, someone who has the confidence and experience to complete a job from start to finish and able to cope with the demanding timescales regarding moving freight.
Our ideal Freight Forwarding candidate must have strong organisational management, knowledge of Freight Forwarding database, Destin8 or similar
Within this exciting role duties will include arranging declarations, customs entries, managing all aspects of import, export & airfreight. Training will be given regarding any areas that may need extra guidance.
Duties:
* Import Customs Clearance preparation and transmission.
* Checking, advising or applying for import licences as required.
* Liaison with all Customs departments, including departments with specific responsibility, e.g Port Health etc.
* Assistance and guidance to Customers with tariff classification needs.
* Answering any Customs queries.
* Receive documents and shipment notifications, reference jobs within forwarding system (ie. Multifreight)
* Provide correspondence to Customers via appropriate method.
* Provide correspondence to Suppliers via appropriate method.
* Collection of Duty/VAT funds for non-account customers.
* Use Port Community Systems (Destin8 / CNS).
* Update tracking schedules where necessary / appropriate.
* Provide clearance notifications to customers where necessary / appropriate.
* Any other task which is reasonable within an office environment.
This is a full time opportunity, offering an immediate start. Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, offering a salary in the region of GBP24,000.
Due to the location of our clients office (no public transport) own transport will be required

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