Job posted10 JanImport & Export Officer

  • Location: Basildon
  • Salary: £26.54 / Hour
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 10/01/2019
  • Closing Date: 07/02/2019

Job description

Import /Export Control Officer - Defence

Import /Export Control Officer with Freight Agents , imported goods, Export Licences experience is required to work on a nine month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client> based in Basildon

This is a nine month contracts with one of the UKs leading defence companies

Key skills / Duties required for the Import /Export Control Officer

  • Provide import clearance instructions to freight agents in an efficient and timely manner to enable prompt customs clearance and delivery of goods to the business.
  • Provide instructions to Projects to ensure correct processing of imported goods which are subject to Special Procedures in accordance with the terms of the relevant HMRC Customs authorisation.
  • Experience in the Process of internal reports and ensure record keeping is completed to ensure compliance with HMRC regulations.
  • Provide export clearance instructions and/or submit export declaration entry requests under the direction of senior department members or the Trade Compliance lead.
  • Process internal reports and ensure record keeping is completed to ensure compliance with government regulations.
  • Provide the business with accurate export documentation in an efficient and timely manner, by processing export requests and assigning appropriate customs procedures and Export licences within the relevant Business Systems.
  • Provide export clearance documentation and instructions to the relevant Departments Ensure record keeping is in accordance with company procedures to comply with UK Department for International Trade (DIT) export licence conditions and HMRC regulations.
  • Process re-exports of imported goods under Customs control to ensure financial liabilities can be discharged.

  • Qualifications & Knowledge Required
  • An analytical mind-set and attention to detail are essential for this role as data accuracy is essential.
  • Experience of the importance of trade compliance and governance issues is essential
  • Awareness of the company products and internal processes would be beneficial.
  • The successful candidate will have good proven personal and interpersonal, organisational, time management and planning skills, as well as the ability to work within a multi-functional team. The ability to make independent decisions, demonstrate good problem solving, negotiating and mediation skills is essential, as are the drive and determination to achieve targets.
  • Experienced Microsoft Office applications is essential.
  • Previous experience or general familiarity with SAP would be beneficial.

The role is based in < Chelmsford, Essex - commutable from Colchester, Braintree, Witham, Great Dunmow, Bishop's Stortford, Sawbridgeworth, Harlow, Epping, Loughton, Brentwood, Basildon and Southend-on-Sea with excellent access from London>

If you are a Import /Export Control Officer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Defence opportunities please contact Mark Ashurst on or phone 0161 694 9195

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