Customs Clearance Coordinator

Location: Dover
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £27000 - £35000
Contact: Debbie Gough
Call: Debbie
Reference: J14211
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Customs Clearance Coordinator
Dover
£27000 - £35000
Working 12hr shifts, days, nights and weekends - working across two sites
The Company
A well-established Shipping company who are expanding and needing an experienced Customs Coordinator.
The Role
Mt client is currently looking to strengthen their team by appointing and experienced candidate to work as part of an enthusiastic Customs Clearance department.
We are looking to strengthen our operational teams at both Dover Western Docks and Stop24 with career-minded individuals who have a minimum of one year's experience in processing both import and export customs declarations.
This position is a 12 Hrs Shift position working days, nights and weekends alongside members of our experienced Customs clearance team. An average working week is 38.5 Hours with overtime available. The position offers a company pension scheme, and 21 Shifts holiday a year.
Duties
·As a Customs Clearance Coordinator you will work as part of a team and report to the Department Manager.
·You will be involved in calculating and processing duties and taxes to be paid.
·Liaising with Customers.
·You will be entering details onto specialised customs software including CHIEF, CNS, Destin8 and CFSP.
·Allocating the correct licence depending on type of goods being imported.
·The Customs Clearance Coordinator can be involved in attending meetings with Customs Officials in the application of duty refunds and tariff reclassification as appropriate and will assist with any appeals that are forthcoming.
·You will be required to be fully conversant with import and export laws and regulations. You will be expected to maintain your understanding and keep up-to-date with changes as they occur, so as to be able to advise customers on import and export restrictions, tariff systems, insurance requirements and all other customs related matters.
·The Customs Clearance Coordinator will post bonds for the products being imported or assist clients in obtaining bonds. You will also be required to prepare the necessary import documentation such as certificates of origin and cargo control documents.

This job also requires you to liaise with officials in various agencies to ensure goods are cleared through customs or quarantine. You will also arrange for transportation, warehousing or product distribution of imported or exported goods and liaise with Freight
Skills/Experience
·To be employed as a Customs Clearance Co-ordinator you will require previous experience working in a similar role.
·The job of Customs Clearance Co-ordinator demands a thorough understanding of the law, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, political processes and agency rules.
·Strong communication skills are vital in this role both written and verbally, as you will be required to compile documentation and you must be able to interpret the law on behalf of customers in a clear and simple manner.
·Excellent interpersonal skills are required in the role of Customs Clearance Co-ordinator as you will be dealing with various agencies in the course of your daily work.
·Complex problem solving and the ability to engage critical thinking skills will be required as well as the ability to actively listen and interpret concisely.
·Although you will work as part of a team, a Customs Clearance Co-ordinator needs to be self-motivated and be able to organise their work effectively and maintain records.
·You must be able to operate computer programs such as Windows and any other software that is standard within the industry.




This vacancy is advertised on behalf of gap personnel group (Quattro Recruitment Ltd & Quattro Healthcare Ltd) who operate as an Employment Business. gap personnel group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.  Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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