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.
*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
*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
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