Import Clerk

Manpower UK Ltd
30000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
20 Nov 2023
18 Dec 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Position: Import Clerk
Location: Liverpool
30,000 per annum
Job Type: Full-time / Perm

My client is a dynamic and rapidly growing freight/logistics company. As they expand their logistical reach in other countries, they are seeking a detail-oriented and organised Import Clerk to join the team.

This role is crucial in ensuring the efficient and compliant movement of goods across borders.


Customs Documentation

  • Prepare and review all necessary import documentation, including commercial invoices, packing lists, and certificates of origin, ensuring accuracy and compliance with customs regulations.

Customs Clearance

  • Coordinate with customs brokers to facilitate the smooth clearance of goods through customs, resolving any issues that may arise during the process.

Regulatory Compliance

  • Stay informed about changes in import regulations, tariffs, and customs laws, and ensure that the company remains in compliance with all applicable rules.


  • Maintain effective communication with suppliers, freight forwarders, and other relevant parties to ensure timely and accurate information flow regarding shipment status and documentation.

Record Keeping

  • Maintain organised and up-to-date records of all import transactions, including customs clearance documents, shipping records, and correspondence.

Problem Resolution

  • Proactively identify and address any issues related to import processes, collaborating with internal teams and external partners to find effective solutions.

Cost Management

  • Work closely with the finance department to monitor and control import-related costs, ensuring that budgets are adhered to, and cost-saving opportunities are identified.


- Minimum of 5 years of experience in import/export operations or a related field.
- Strong understanding of customs regulations and import/export procedures.
- Proficiency in using relevant software and tools for customs documentation and tracking.
- Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

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