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

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