Import/ Export Administrator

Recruiter
Electrosonic
Location
Kent
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Main Purpose of Position

To be responsible for the Export and Import functions and systems at Electrosonic Ltd.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

* Perform Export/Import functions. Ensure that the administration of export is consistent with the company’s global strategy, policies and programmes.

* Administration and documentation of shipments of goods throughout the World.

* Keep all documentation and records on an organised and efficient filing system, maintaining export records ensuring entries are valid and compliant.

* Issue import clearance instructions and maintain appropriate records.

* Maintain status and validity of any export licenses and ensure the business is compliant with license conditions.

* Develop and maintain internal export control plans.

* Provide advice and guidance on trade controls for existing and future business opportunities.

* Assist in the development and implementation of export policy and procedure.

* Understand, deal with and administer letters of credit.

* Compliance of Intrastat returns.

* Ensuring Company complies with all Export/Import regulations, legislation and ethics.

* Participate in education and awareness activities.

* Liaise with and build a good working relationship with Shippers.

* Develop and dispatch process to co-ordinate shipments with the installation requirements allowing more planning and preparation time in-house.

* Perform other related duties as assigned including purchasing of equipment for delivery.

Person Specification

* At least 1-3 years’ experience of working in an Imports/Exports role.

* Working knowledge of UK Export Controls and Export licensing requirements.

* Working knowledge of International Import/Export legislation and terminology specifically in the Middle East.

* Experience using Microsoft Navision would be advantageous, though not essential.

* Excellent organisation, prioritisation and communication skills with an ability to work under pressure.

* Strong numerical ability with advanced Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word skills.

* Excellent attention to detail.

* A self-starter with the ability to use own initiative.

* Able to demonstrate a high level of dedication and self-motivation to the position and to the Company and be proactive in their approach

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