Trade Compliance Analyst

Randstad CPE
05 Apr 2019
05 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Trade Compliance Analyst to work in Daventry on a short contract. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a successful Manufacturing business!

Due to the current political climate surrounding Customs and Excise in the UK from the Brexit negotiations the Trade Compliance Team is looking for resource to join and support the additional work Brexit is likely to create.

There is a very varied work stream in this role, albeit with well define processes to follow on a day to day basis and training and support will be offered.

This Analyst will need excellent Excel skills - please ensure this has been tested and that your candidate can demonstrate their high level Excel ability.

They will work on Shipments, duty spend and auditing to name the 3 main tasks.


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.

Key Responsibilities

Researches and monitors local laws, regulations, procedures and applicable benefits related to import/export transactions; prepares summaries of new regulations for review by team members; distributes updates and summaries to appropriate supply chain and business unit contacts. 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 organisations in the country of assignment. Manages brokers to ensure that the organisation 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. Analyses import/export activities to ensure that we do 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. Compiles data and updates metrics as requested.

Responsible for managing and maintaining controlled processes including: tariff code classification, record keeping, country of origin and preferential trade calculations. Regular interaction with Customs, Customs brokers and Customs service providers. Work in collaboration with other UK entities to align Customs operational processes. Experienced in performing audits; Management of the trade impact of Brexit; Management of Transitional Simplified procedure; Management of Customs Warehousing and Inward Processing.

Experience Required

Minimal relevant work experience required. Education/qualifications required (classify as essential and optional) - College, university or equivalent degree required.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business

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