Import/Export Administrator

Centre People
24000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual
13 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Established blue-chip international trading company based in the City seeks an IMPORT/EXPORT ADMINISTRATOR for an initial fixed-term 6-7 month contract.

Salary will be up to GBP26k, depending on experience. Ideally to start September/October 2019.


  • Administrative tasks related to the import/export of food products and managing their shipment
  • Check shipping documents
  • Create invoices
  • Input invoices, purchases and sales on accounting system
  • Ensure the delivery of products to large international retailers on time.
  • Resolve any issues that arise during the export or import of products; work closely with port authorities.
  • Monitor products and ensuring on time delivery.
  • Correspond with suppliers and customers, respond to enquiries.
  • Completion of import and export documentation accurately.
  • Manage the full transaction cycle.
  • Arrange and update internal reports & lists.
  • Other ad hoc duties as required from time to time.


  • Good team player - collaborate and support colleagues and peers across organisation
  • Results-oriented and flexible; adaptable, able to meet deadlines and work with all types of individual based locally or at overseas branches
  • Self-motivated, commercially oriented and driven individual
  • Communication -able to build relationships with colleagues across the organisation and provide support required
  • Detail oriented - ensure all information is correct and seek further clarification when information provided is not satisfactory
  • Cross-culturally aware and adaptable

Key skills and experience required

  • Previous experience in import/export administration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK as the Company is not able to support visa applications