Customs Clearance Manager

Customs Clearance Manager – Bradford, UK – Up to £45,000

An exciting opportunity has arisen with one of our clients at their Bradford Office for a Customs Manager to join their team. The role deals with managing a team overseeing the customs clearance of land, air, and ocean shipments into the United Kingdom.

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000

From You:

  • Must have extensive knowledge of CHIEF and CDS, for Sea and Road, primarily specialising in the European market
  • 5 years + experience required with a freight forwarder in a customs clearance-based role.

The Role:

  • Assist the Head of Customs in the execution of their duties in support of the Managing Director’s vision of the company to become more competitive and profitable
  • Ensuring customs formalities are completed and funds are received prior to release of cargo
  • Authorising release of cargo and instructing operations teams accordingly
  • Understand compliance with HMRC regulations and procedures
  • Familiar with Inventory control system records, Destin8, CNS and CCS-UK
  • Coordinating between the Operations, Customs and Finance teams
  • Accounting for demurrage, handling and non-compliance charges
  • Ensuring goods are processed and declared at consignment level via C88 to HMRC
  • Monitoring customs clearances and goods release
  • Ensuring all duties and taxes are charged and paid for in accordance with our agreed terms
  • Assist the line manager delivering a training programme to all new starters in customs when asked to
  • Ensuring goods are not released without HMRC permissions
  • Solid understanding of the new CDS system for Imports and Exports
  • Good understanding of the UK Trade Tariff
  • Familiarity with the preferential rules of origin along with an understanding of Global FTA’s
  • Capable of leading and inspiring a team

WR Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Bradford
Job titleCustoms Clearance Manager
Salary £35000 - £45000
Consultant Jamie Triggs
Consultant Phone 02392816899
Consultant Email
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