Job Details

Location:

Stevenage

Salary:

£40000 - £45000 per annum

Type:

Permanent

Job Details

The Executive Network Group’s Logistics & Transport division has a fantastic opportunity to join our truly one of a kind client's, fast-moving Logistics department as a Customs Officer a full-time basis for a fixed 18 Months, with a view to become permanent in Stevenage
Customs Officer – Stevenage 
• Salary Circa £40/45,000 Negotiable
• Clear career progression
• Great bonus scheme
• Comprehensive & Enhanced pension scheme
• Annual salary review
• Fantastic working environment and site facilities
• Social, charitable and sporting activities
The day to day
• To provide a full range of proactive Customs services – including Customs entries, import and exports, IPR Customs warehousing.
• Organise and prioritise own workload to achieve customs related activities and to enable product to be shipped
• Develop, implement and maintain effective delivery of processes and practices and contribute to process improvements where appropriate in relation to movement of goods being able to follow instructions effectively.
• Plan, control and deliver customs monitoring in an efficient and cost effective manner, and contribute support to shipping and warehousing ensuring requirements are delivered to plan.
• Support other department’s key deliverables by ensuring effective planning and delivery of imports/exports.
• Prepare paperwork and distribute to the correct departments and service providers.
• Respond to requests from internal customers for advice to facilitate the resolution of issues and problems.
• Support, and participate in, appropriate employee communication processes.
• Build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to achieve objectives.
• Support management in determining/gaining customs clearance, aiding smooth movement of the shipments implementing SC&Q activities and projects which will maximise the achievement of business objectives.
• Review, maintain and ensure adherence to appropriate measurement and audit systems to confirm that key processes are being used effectively within the business.
• Keep up to date in area(s) of expertise in order that the company is aware of and able to take account or advantage of new developments.
• Act as the main point of contact with customers (internal and external) and/or suppliers and partners on quality matters, to resolve a full range of problems and issues and to maintain awareness in both parties of priorities and objectives.
• Monitor, evaluate and review the effectiveness of existing processes and their value in achieving business goals.
• Recommend and manage changes and participate in developing processes in response to agreed UK/Group objectives
You must have
• Demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of customs related environment
• Good understanding of current and emerging Customs and Departmental policies, processes, and procedures
• Relevant vocational qualification or equivalent experience
• Understands internal and external customer requirements
• Customs knowledge
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Good Listening skills
• Proficient in the use of all relevant support tools, and systems, including IT skills
• Good analytical, reporting and problem-solving skills
• Able to contribute to the development of new ideas and appropriate solutions for implementation
• Previously working to deadlines, timetables, multi-tasking and priorities
• Able to support achievement of significant milestones, targets and outputs

Andrew Swann

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