Import and Customs Specialist

Operational Import and Customs Specialist.

Based in the rural outskirts of Tenterden, Kent
Full-time, permanent
Monday – Thursday (8am-4pm / 9am-5.00pm)

KHR Recruitment are working with a specialist customs provider who have an exciting opportunity to join their internationally recognised and expanding team.

Operating from their UK based offices in Tenterden, our client offer critical services for well-known High Street names. Their continued and planned growth means they have a need for an experienced import individual with a solid knowledge of customs systems including:

-CHIEF
-CDS
-NCTS
-All ports inventory systems
-Excise (preferred, not essential)

This role offers a competitive basic salary, and will be offered in accordance with experience.

If you have the above system knowledge and are interested in hearing more about this exciting opportunity then please call KHR Recruitment on 01622822805.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Freight Forwarder / Import Clerk

Freight Forwarder / Import Clerk
Ashford, Kent
£22,000 – £28,000pa + Benefits

KHR is currently working with an established Fresh Produce provider based in Ashford that, due to growth and current Brexit changes, are looking to recruit an experienced Freight Forwarder / Import Clerk.

If you have previous experience in freight forwarding or customs clearance with exposure to import/export then this may be the ideal role for you.

Operating from their site in Ashford, this role offers a competitive basic salary.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities

– Completing day to day DEFRA (PEACH) entries for all air, sea and road freight shipments.
– Telephone and/or written communication with external organisations e.g. HMRC, Port Authorities, Shipping Lines, Hauliers, Suppliers etc
– Obtain necessary Bill of Ladings and correct Tariff Headings
– Obtain payments from customers in line with company policy.
– Liaising with customers, partners, shipping lines and carriers
– Calculating Duty / VAT cost for each consignment
– Keeping up to date with changes in regulations, laws and customs procedures
– Planning and arranging deliveries
– Providing administration support to the logistics and commercial team
– Telephone queries, data input and general admin duties.

Essential Skills/Qualities Required:

– Previous experience within an Import Forwarding role, preferably including Customs experience
– Knowledge of customs declarations ideally within a freight forwarding or logistics business
– Previous experience within an Import Forwarding role, preferably including Customs experience
– Confident in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
– Ability to work under pressure
– Excellent attention to detail
– Exemplary customer service skills with the ability to work flexible hours when require
– Ability to learn and understand existing procedures
– The ability to work independently as well as within a team
– Able to work to deadlines and meet targets
– Driven and self-motivated

To be considered please apply today; alternatively please contact Hannah Collis on 01622822805.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Operations Manager with Customs Clearance Knowledge

Customs Manager

We are working with a leading European business who have been operating for over 150 years. They are seeking an experienced Customs Manager to join them.

As well as a competitive salary the company offer medical cover and a good pension scheme. This post will also give the individual an opportunity to regularly travel to a few locations in Northern France.

Duties
*Overall responsibility for customs services
*Lead and develop customs organisation and people in line with group policies
*Ensure transparency, collaboration and coordination between sales, clerks, local declarants in both UK and Europe, and in the finance shared service centre.
*Support with mapping customer flows, SOP creation for declarants and level 2 support on customs issues
*Support customs experts across the business with training, supervision and mentoring of declarants and clerks
*Follow-up on and improve upon performance, quality, service and company profit from customs services
*Support the launch of new services by identifying new opportunities whilst maintaining and improving existing products and service.
*Sharing best practice to deliver strong customs execution across the entire organisation
*Liaison with HMRC and other relevant UK Government departments
*Define, anchor, and follow up on customs budget as part of global budget
*Monitor compliance state in cooperation with customs experts

Essential Knowledge & Qualifications:
*Leadership skills and ability to organise, direct and supervise respective departments
*Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines
*Ability to build strong relationships with both customs and internal stakeholders
*Strong analytical skills and ability to understand and simplify complex processes
*Excellent IT skills, including word-processing, PowerPoint, and spreadsheets
*Bachelor’s degree
*Degree in relevant subject such as Transport and Logistics, Supply Chain Management, International Business, Business Administration

This is a full-time position, Monday – Friday. Due to location a driver would be preferred.

Please send your CV if you would like to discuss further

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Customs Clearance / Import Clerk

Customs Clearance Clerk
Rochester, Kent
£20,000 – £23,000p + Benefits including on-site free parking

KHR are currently working with an established Freight Forwarding service provider based in Rochester that, due to growth and current Brexit changes, are looking to recruit a number of experienced Customs Clearance Clerks.

If you have previous experience in freight forwarding or customs clearance with exposure to import/export then this may be the ideal role for you.

Operating from their site in Rochester, this role offers a competitive basic salary and progression opportunities.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities

– Support and have input in calculating and processing duties and taxes to be paid; you may also be required to sign documents under a Power of Attorney on behalf of clients
– Make payments, or arrange for payment of taxes and duties
– Liaising with customers and clients
– Entering details onto specialised customs software including CHIEF, CNS, Destin8 and Data Freight
– Allocating the correct licence depending on type of goods being imported
– Attend meetings with Customs Officials in the application of duty refunds and tariff reclassification as appropriate
– Liaise with officials in various agencies to ensure goods are cleared through customs or quarantine
– Arrange for transportation, warehousing or product distribution of imported goods

Candidate Profile

– Previous experience in a similar role
– Some understanding on Brexit compliance – preferred
– Solid communication skills
– Computer literate – customs software preferred
– Previous experience working in freight forwards, transport, logistics environment

Monday to Friday 9am to 17:30pm

£20k – £23k (depending on experience) + Benefits including holiday allowance, pension contribution and on-site free parking.

To be considered please apply today; alternatively please contact Hannah Collis on 01622822805 / .

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…

Customs Clearance / Import Manager

Customs Clearance / Import Manager
Rochester, Kent
£25,000-30,000pa + Benefits including on-site free parking

KHR are currently working with an established Freight Forwarding service provider based in Rochester that, due to growth and current Brexit changes, are looking to recruit a Customs Clearance / Import Manager

If you have previous experience in freight forwarding or customs clearance with exposure to import/export and supervisory experience then this may be the ideal role for you.

Operating from their site in Rochester, this role offers a competitive basic salary and progression opportunities.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities

– Support and train the team. Have input in calculating and processing duties and taxes to be paid; you may also be required to sign documents under a Power of Attorney on behalf of clients
– Make payments, or arrange for payment of taxes and duties
– Liaising with customers and clients
– Entering details onto specialised customs software including CHIEF, CNS, Destin8 and Data Freight
– Allocating the correct licence depending on type of goods being imported
– Attend meetings with Customs Officials in the application of duty refunds and tariff reclassification as appropriate
– Liaise with officials in various agencies to ensure goods are cleared through customs or quarantine
– Arrange for transportation, warehousing or product distribution of imported goods

Candidate Profile

– Previous experience in managing a team, preferably within a customs/freight forwarding environment
– An understanding on Brexit compliance
– Solid communication skills
– Computer literate – customs software preferred
– Previous experience working in freight forwards, transport, logistics environment

Monday to Friday 9am to 17:30pm

£25k – £30k (depending on experience) + Benefits including holiday allowance, pension contribution and on-site free parking.

To be considered please apply today; alternatively please contact Hannah Collis on 01622822805

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…