Customs Coordinator

Customs Coordinator

Watford

Temporary Long term £14.36 per hour

My client, a European Head Office of a Retail Group, is seeking a Customs Co-odinator to join the team

The successful candidate will assist in all areas of customs activity, directing and supporting multiple third-party brokers in order to ensure the timely customs clearance of goods, with a particular focus on the classification process.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as an escalation point for ad-hoc classification queries from third-party broker and classification team
  • Own and manage classification database and perform ad-hoc classification (including food classification)
  • Coordinate with vendors to drive documentation compliance
  • Conduct audit of classification for completeness and accuracy
  • Monitor broker performance and SLA’s and report on this
  • Build daily work queues for third-party broker for classification
  • Support daily compliance log to retrieve information from vendors where necessary
  • Update broker on standing instructions, trade arrangement and customs regulations
  • Support auto-classification initiative

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of customs requirements and formalities with particular focus on UK & EU imports
  • Classification experience is essential (EU’s Common External Tariff)
  • Familiarity with preferential arrangements and origin requirements is desirable
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel (Pivot, Vlookupetc.)
  • Comfortable using initiative and making decisions to drive improvements in all areas of responsibility
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

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***MUST HAVE CUSTOMS CLASSIFICATION EXP***

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Office based role

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Type: 
temporary
Location: 
Watford
Salary: 
£14.36 per hour
Point of contact: 
John Foley
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Reference: 
JF9854
Status: 
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