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Headford are delighted to be working with our exclusive client to find the perfect candidates for their upcoming roles.

Please note there is also a Customs Brokerage Supervisor role with this same company.

Job Purpose:

The main purpose of the role is to maintain customs formalities and complete customs entries. We are looking to build a team of both qualified and trainee customs clearance clerks.

Key responsibilities and duties:

• Involved in the day to day customs clearance activities

• Preparation of customs entries to ensure all regulatory and compliance requirements are met

• Preparation of other trade documentation and forms required for certain products by authorities.

• Liaising with importers/exporters and others to obtain mandatory information for import and export entries

• Enter data onto specialist customs software

• Deal with all queries quickly and efficiently relating to customs procedures, tariff classifications, duty rates and any other documentation requirements

• Keep up to date with changes in regulations, laws and customs procedures

• Liaise with Port Health and Customs officials on document checks

Key skills:

• Previous customs clearance experience required

• Interest of the Haulage and customs clearance industry

• Willing to learn the import/export process

• Experience of using customs software preferable

• Excellent administration skills

• Strong organisational skills with attention to detail and a methodical approach

• Strong communication skills essential both written and verbal

• Positive ‘can do’ attitude and willingness to learn

• Ability to solve problems and work under pressure

• Ability to interpret the legal requirements to members and customers in an easy to understand way

• Experience of working in a fast-paced environment

• Excellent numerical skills

• Self-motivated and ability to organise your own work effectively