Customs Platform Product Development Lead

Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
Customs Platform Product Development Lead

£40,000 - £50,000 (Flexible DOE)

Preston. Lancashire (Remote Work Available)

Monday - Friday 08:30 - 17:00

What does the job entail?

No day will be the same as you dive into the detail of UK customs formalities, working as product lead to provide technical support for the development team to ensure the product performs. You will be leading the testing and product UX teams, to ensure the SaaS updates can be rolled out to live production. Continued supporting the CHIEF > CDS service upgrade will be a considerable part of the first phase of this exciting new role. As the SaaS develops we have ambitious plans to leverage market growth from the wider StenaLine group of businesses.


* Strong knowledge of CDS
* Have a background within the customs and excise of goods via road, air &/or sea
* Have knowledge of Customs software HMRC Chief & experience of using software packages such as Destin8, ASM, CargoWise, Sequoia, MiC, Spire, Data Freight &/or SAP
* Have an in-depth knowledge of the working regulations of HMRC
* Have experience of processing customs declarations and clearances
* You are a strong communicator with attention to detail
* You have excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage and prioritise workloads
* You are solution and results driven with hands on approach and can-do attitude
* You have flexible approach to your work and can work under the pressure to a tight deadline
* You are ready to take the next step in your career development.

Company Benefits

* 40 hours per week (with 1 hour for lunch)
* Hybrid working
* Life insurance - Death in Service (following successful probationary period)
* Employee Assistance Programme - because everyone needs little support now and then (covering financial, mental health, and physical wellbeing)
* Staff discounted ferry ticket scheme - 6 free crossings per year on selected routes - for
* that relaxing time off - travel and explore
* Birthday Day off - so you can celebrate in style
* Free annual flu vaccination - so you can stay on the top of the game and fight off the germs
* A range of discounts and deals with our company perks scheme
* Training and personal development
* Support with professional qualifications - to help you achieve your career goals
* Home office working arrangements - all equipment provided (laptop, monitor chair and even a desk if needed) - we need you to be comfortable and healthy so you can be happy and productive
* Cycle to work scheme - should the bike be your thing
* Smart casual dress code - no suits in sight
* Social events - trips to the pub, summer BBQs, hiking trips etc - we enjoy social time together away from the desk

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