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Customs Clearance Coordinator

£27,000 - £35,000 per annum


 Permanent, full-time


An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, sales driven company based in Dover. The main function of the job is to process Import and Export Customs Declarations. Duties of the role will be :

  • You will be involved in calculating and processing duties and taxes to be paid.
  • Liaising with Customers.
  • You will be entering details onto specialised customs software including CHIEF, CNS, Destin8 and CFSP.
  • Allocating the correct licence depending on type of goods being imported.
  • The Customs Clearance Cordinator can be involved in attending meetings with Customs Officials in the application of duty refunds and tariff reclassification as appropriate and will assist with any appeals that are forthcoming.
  • You will be required to be fully conversant with import and export laws and regulations. You will be expected to maintain your understanding and keep up-to-date with changes as they occur, so as to be able to advise customers on import and export restrictions, tariff systems, insurance requirements and all other customs related matters.
  • The Customs Clearance Cordinator will post bonds for the products being imported or assist clients in obtaining bonds. You will also be required to prepare the necessary import documentation such as certificates of origin and cargo control documents.
  • This job also requires you to liaise with officials in various agencies to ensure goods are cleared through customs or quarantine. You will also arrange for transportation, warehousing or product distribution of imported or exported goods and liaise with Freight Forwarders.

Sales and experience needed:

  • To be employed as a Customs Clearance Co-ordinator you will require previous experience working in a similar role.
  • The job of Customs Clearance Co-ordinator demands a thorough understanding of the law, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, political processes and agency rules.
  • Strong communication skills are vital in this role both written and verbally, as you will be required to compile documentation and you must be able to interpret the law on behalf of customers in a clear and simple manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required in the role of Customs Clearance Co-ordinator as you will be dealing with various agencies in the course of your daily work.
  • Complex problem solving and the ability to engage critical thinking skills will be required as well as the ability to actively listen and interpret concisely.
  • Although you will work as part of a team, a Customs Clearance Co-ordinator needs to be self-motivated and be able to organise their work effectively and maintain records.
  • You must be able to operate computer programs such as Windows and any other software that is standard within the industry.
  • DCR 5756
Full Time
£27,000 - £35,000
Zoë Calver or Tracey Di Valentine
01784 450 111 or 0203 2430077

Contact Details

Essex: 0203 2430077
Heathrow: 01784 450 111
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