Overview

Due to growth, our client is currently recruiting a Customs Clearance Supervisor for an immediate start.

You will be responsible for the timely and accurate production and management of customs declarations for the shipments managed within our client’s HQ.

The ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, dynamic, and results-driven individual with a solid background in customs who will become the ‘go to’ person for all things customs related.

Main duties include:

  • Solely responsible for the compliant production of UK export declarations, IRE import declarations and the preparation and processing of corresponding documentation
  • Troubleshooting, problem solving and proactively managing the compliance of the entire customs process, working with all necessary elements of the business to deliver compliance with the overall objective of achieving 100% compliance for all declarations created
  • Ensuring that customers are customs compliant and that documentation received is correct
  • Checking and producing documentation to ensure Import and Export consignments follow Revenue rules and regulations
  • Consult with Revenue to ease passage of goods through the Import and Export processes, when required
  • Ensuring / applying the correct tariff codes to consignments are being used
  • Contacting shippers / suppliers to obtain relevant paperwork in relation to an import shipment
  • Working with the team daily to ensure all tasks are completed to satisfaction and on time
  • Ensuring the relevant branch personnel are adhering to the prescribed process and are performing the task to the highest level of compliance
  • Speaking to customers proactively, to assist them with their queries, sharing knowledge and expertise and instilling customer confidence

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • 3+ years’ operational customs experience, ideally at supervisory level, in a freight forwarding, customs broker, customs agency or a customs department
  • Excellent practical knowledge of customs processes and regimes at an operational level
  • People person, who can clearly communicate, verbally and in writing
  • Has the ability to demonstrate a detailed understanding of key principles for the role e.g. import/export procedures, tariff classification and duty structures, valuation, origin, export controls and specialist regimes (for example, CFSP, IPR, OPR or similar)
  • Works effectively as part of a team, with a strong ethic to support and help in order to achieve team objectives as well as individual role objectives
  • A strong sense of responsibility and a hands-on approach – always striving to get the job done to satisfaction
  • Good interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and communication skills

If this role of interest to you, please apply with your updated CV for immediate consideration