Customs Compliance Manager – Import / Export

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South East
£999,999 per annum
Holt Recruitment Ltd
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Customs Compliance Manager – Import / Export

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a leading global Aviation technology provider who are currently looking for a Customs Compliance Manager – Import / export to manage a small team and be Responsible for import/export activities to ensure business division is meeting 98% or greater compliance rating with local Customs and Gov’t agencies.

Our partner is a leading in providing entertainment and connectivity solutions to Airlines globally and offers great benefits and career opportunities to their employees.

Key Responsibilities for the Customs Compliance Manager – Import / Export:


* The Customs Compliance Manager must maintain, update and implement documented controls and risk management procedures in order to minimize non-compliance
* Control of IPR applications, ensuring all process and procedures are followed in accordance with the policy and procedures set by HMRC
* The Customs Compliance Manager will prepare and submit IPR returns to HMRC
* Proactively identify areas of compliance risk & present risk assessment & improvement plans.
* Transmitting customs clearance data to HMRC for import shipments via Grovesnor Ricardo System and ensuring delivery of product to specified locations in the UK, and Europe area if required
* Being the focal point for the day to day tasks related to Importing and Exporting products
* The Customs Compliance Manager will ensuring Imports/Exports meet all UK and EU authorisation & legislative requirements
* Working with all internal logistic departments and (overseas) offices to ensure timely clearance of product shipments through HMRC
* Manage export licensing applications, decrements and activities for export controlled items.
* Undertake any other duties in line with the basic objectives of the post and as directed by the Line Manager.
* Able to deputise for manager in his absence

Key Skills and experience required for the Customs Compliance Manager – Import / Export:

* Must have strong knowledge and understanding of import/export laws in order to provide
* recommendations and research analysis.
* Good understanding of the full JIT supply process.
* Good Knowledge of Import and export laws as related to our U.K. operation, Inward Processing Relief Suspension, Export Licence and ECCN and Export Control, Freight Forwarding, Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task activities involving numerous details, CHIEF, CFSP and NES, Intrastat
* Recognised qualification in Import / Export Management or relevant college degree and/or certificated evidence of attendance at relevant professional courses
* Possess excellent communication skills and is able to interact with a diverse multi-level organization and global customer base.
* Works well with people under pressure including people from adverse cultural and political backgrounds.
* Outgoing, self motivated, well organized and detailed oriented.
* Creative problem solver and able to resolve conflicts and filter conflicting agendas to determine path forward.Intermediate working knowledge of computers and the use of software packages (Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) with emphasis on Excel and Access.
* Oracle or ERP system experience highly desired.
* Ability to work independently and make decisions as required with minimum supervision.

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Contact Details:
Holt Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 0845 8338 007
Fax: 0845 8338 006
Contact: Holt Recruitment

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