Customs Manager

Customs Manager – Colnbrook – Up to £50,000

An exciting opportunity has arisen with one of our clients at their Heathrow 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.

Hours: Monday – Friday 08.30h – 17.30h [ 1- hour unpaid lunch]

Salary : Up to £50,000 – Depending on Experience

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

* Ensuring customs formalities are completed and funds are received prior to release of cargo.
* Authorising release of cargo and instructing operations teams accordingly.
* Understanding compliance and the customs bond procedures [desirable].
* Utilising Inventory control system and shipment management system.
* 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 clearance and release.
* Ensuring all duties and taxes are charged and paid for in accordance with our agreed terms.
* Ensuring goods are not released without HMRC.
* Calculating and charging any warehouse rent costs.
* Maintaining warehouse inventory of cleared and non-cleared goods.

Skills & Qualifications:
* Conversant with Customs procedures.
* High organisational skills and ability to manage many projects and team at the same time.
* Ability to prioritise own workload.
* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
* Conversant in IT skills e.g., Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) and CRM systems.
* An administrative background.
* Must have an analytical skill, with a high level of attention to detail.
* Working as part of a team.
* Able to work to deadlines and meet targets.

* After successfully completing six months’ service, Death in Service – three times your annual salary.
* After successfully completing one year’s service employees are eligible to join the Private Medical Scheme (application process required).
* After successfully completing one year’s service company contributions increase to 9% for the Group personal Pension Plan.
* Holiday scheme loyalty days – statutory entitlement 20 days + 8 days public holidays, with additional loyalty days per full year worked = a maximum of 5 days.

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


Location Slough
Job titleCustoms Manager
Salary £45000 - £50000
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