Regulatory Affairs Advisor (Customs and International Trade)

Employer
SEA FISH INDUSTRY AUTHORITY
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 Aug 2021

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Job Title: Regulatory Affairs Advisor (Customs and International Trade)

Contract: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Edinburgh/Grimsby/home-based (All Seafish staff are currently working from home)

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an international seafood trade professional to join the busy and dynamic Seafish Regulation team. If you have experience in international seafood trade and regulation and want to help business realise the opportunities of the UK as an independent trading nation, then we would love to hear from you.

This new role is ideally suited to a person currently working in seafood import and export role with extensive knowledge and experience of sourcing seafood from and exporting to a variety of international markets. You will understand the opportunities for the sector in emerging international markets and be passionate about streamlining trading procedures to maximise this opportunity for UK seafood.

You will be working as part of team of regulatory professionals tasked with monitoring changes to regulation and official guidance along the entire seafood chain. In this role you will be required to analyse and understand legislative text and develop guidance material to help industry comply with trade related legislation. You will understand the unique characteristics of the seafood industry such as small consignments, high perishability, and any seafood specific regulation.

Key responsibilities:
  • Establish effective and constructive relationships with the seafood sector, enforcement agencies and policy makers to facilitate a smooth trading environment and swift resolution of trade issues as they arise.
  • Develop and maintain contacts with UK and international trade organisations, to share information on wider trading issues, or on proposed changes to logistics and customs procedures.
  • Act as the point of contact for resolving customs issues through our partner international trade consultants.

This is a full-time role and can be based remotely, or in either of our Edinburgh or Grimsby offices. With an attractive benefits package and flexible working environment, this is a fantastic opportunity!

For more information and to apply please visit our website via the button below!

Closing date: 30th July 2021

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