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On behalf of our client an inspiring well known brand - we’re looking for a Trade and Customs Administrator who will be responsible for supporting a specific project within the Trade and Customs department to review, collate and submit, retrospective import duty reclaims to HMRC.

This is a great opportunity to obtain Trade and Customs experience and a foot in the door with a leading UK business

Please note this role is initially offered on a 6 month fixed term contract paid by the employer with a strong chance that this will be extended

What you can expect:

Hybrid working between home and office
26 days holiday to start plus bank holidays
6 Month Fixed Term Contract Minimum but more likely 12 with access to internal vacancies along the way
Salary of between £31-34k DOE and Qualification
Performance related annual bonus scheme
Half day on a Friday!
Contributory pension and more
Medical cover and health cash plan
The chance to work for one of the UKs leading brands

Role... Purpose:

Working with the Trade & Customs Manager, Procurement and external Suppliers, the administrator will support a project that will involve the reviewing of import data and origin documentation, liaising and communicating with the wider Customs Team, Procurement and Suppliers - ensuring that any documentation received is in line with the relevant legislative provisions.

Key internal interfaces include Finance and Purchasing. Key external interfaces will be with Suppliers and third-party customs agents.

Key Responsibilities:

The candidate must have demonstrable experience of attention to detail, tenacity and of working in a fast-paced environment and preferably experience of working manufacturing environments.
Customs knowledge and experience is desirable but not essential
Develop and deliver regular progress reports / presentations to communicate status of import / export operations and driving actions within functions
Seek out efficiency improvements to optimize Trade and Customs operations
Ensure that the company receives the appropriate proof of origin documentation to enable them to utilise Free Trade Agreement (FTA) provisions upon importation in the UK.
Review documents to ensure that they are in-line with legislative requirements.
Liaise with suppliers if documentation is missing or not in-line with requirements.
Escalate non-responsive / non-compliant suppliers to Purchasing.
Support the T&C Manager to collate and submit reclaim requests to HMRC.
Work with the T&C Manager to develop and deliver regular progress reports / presentations to Senior Management.

Qualification & Experience:

Fluent in English (written and spoken).
Attention to detail.
Ability to operate under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Strong IT skills using office tools (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
Ability to work cross functionally and build effective relationships.
Good communication skills.
Knowledge and experience of automotive, manufacturing, retail or logistics supply chain operations (Desirable)
Technical and operational knowledge and experience of customs and international trade legislation (Desirable)
If you do not have an up to date CV but would like a conversation about this role, please contact Gavin Reynolds for a conversation
London UK


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