Customs Compliance specialist

Hays Office Support
£12.00 - £13.12/hour
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Import/ Export Clerk, £13.21ph Large manufacturing organisation, Darlington, 4 Months cover ongoing.

Your new company
Multi National manufacturing organisation

Your new role
Researches and monitors import/export laws and regulations related to licenses and registrations required to operate and potentially apply Customs benefits in the assigned geography; gathers and prepares license, registration and potential benefits applications and data as well as documentation to support import and export activities within the assigned geography. Prepares documentation to support the importing and exporting of materials and applicable benefits in the country of assignment.

What you'll need to succeed
Monitors import/export activity for all business units in the assigned geography; gathers, enters, and manages import/export data (including classification data) for the assigned geography; drafts management reports on import/export activities.
Gathers all necessary documentation for import/export licenses; drafts applications for licenses and registrations in the country of assignment; submits applications, including those with applicable benefits, upon review by supervisor and monitors approval process with appropriate governmental contacts.
Builds and maintains relationships with appropriate governmental organizations in the country of assignment.
Communicates with brokers to ensure that the organization has appropriate supporting documentation and consistent compliance with import/export regulations.
Builds relationships with vendors, brokers, and other external resources to understand and apply best practices and current data to projects.
Analyzes import/export activities to ensure that organistation does not exceed limits or violate any restrictions on import/export activities.
Executes team processes as directed and provides input into process improvements related to immediate area of influence.

Analyze Issues - Gathers relevant information systematically; considers a broad range of issues or factors; grasps complexities and perceives relationships among problems or issues; seeks input from others; uses accurate logic in analyses.

Manage Execution - Assigns responsibilities; delegates to and empowers others; removes obstacles; allows for and contributes needed resources; coordinates work efforts when necessary; monitors progress.

Customs Items Classification (Including Hs And Export Controls) - Knowing items Customs classifications as well as the applicable implications of a code determination. It includes export controls codes determination

Customs Compliance Continuous Improvement And Control - Knowing compliance improvement and control within Trade Compliance. It includes advisory, auditing, quality control and continuous improvement skills

Customs Procedures & Compliance - Knowing customs regulations, how import codes affect the duties paid, what the value added tax (VAT) is for the countries, and the regulations are in association with the VAT. Know how to expedite and track a shipment through customs Understanding the governmental regulations to maintain compliance and retain trade privileges.

Attention To Details - This skill involves paying attention to all the details of what is communicated, either written, orally, or presented. Double-checks work to verify all steps are completed. Able to break down requirements to task level to enable accomplishment. Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved. Provides accurate, consistent information on all documents. Provides information in a useable form and on a timely basis to others who need to act on it. Maintains a checklist, schedule, calendar, etc. to ensure that small details are not overlooked. Work requires little or no checking. Writes down important details in messages or communications so the details are not lost or forgotten.

What you'll get in return
Equivalent £22,500 salary.

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