Trade Compliance Coordinator

Trade Compliance Coordinator – Colnbrook – Up to £30,000

Our client, who are a international freight forwarder are looking for a Trade Compliance Coordinator to join their team in Colnbrook.

As Trade Compliance Coordinator, you would be tasked to support key account trade compliance functions with KPI and product reporting.

Job type: Permenant

Days: Monday to Friday

Salary: Up to £30,000


  • Working closely with line report and operators to ensure smooth movement of items across borders
  • Being able to determine correct tariff classifications for all supported brands within the Key Account function moving from the EU as required
  • Issuing country specific guidance (for the UK) to the business on additional import requirements for stock products predominantly from the EU
  • Maintain close liaison with line reporting and to provide support to the Head of function
  • Providing support on internal projects where input, involvement or expertise from Trade Compliance is needed
  • Auditing and monitoring entries to ensure they are compliant with local import and export legislation, as well as to support brand KPI audit requirements
  • Ensure all operational activities are completed and followed up correctly in accordance with SOP’s and organisational policy.
  • Help facilitate Imports and Exports of non-stock goods, completing and suppling documents and declarations
  • Liaise with HMRC and assist with maintenance on customs procedures.
  • Maintenance of the CITES portal, uploading Import and Re-Export CITES certificates
  • Implement and improve new efficiencies in client workflow in conjunction with line manager
  • Report any sales leads (new clients) to the line manager for distribution to the sales team.
  • Create and maintain written procedures
  • Ensure all reports & KPI’s are generated by given deadlines and handed to line manager for submission to each area of Key Accounts
  • Complete ad-hoc and spot checks on entries and submit reports to line manager and Head of Department weekly


  • Experience within customs/trade compliance within a large business or brokerage firm and an in-depth understanding of UK and EU Customs regulations
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Proficient understanding of international trade, import duties, commodity codes, incoterms, preference, and valuation
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written) essential with expert communication skills across all levels
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well and being confident independently
  • Demonstrate initiative and drive to meet deadlines while working in a busy environment

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

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Location Slough
Job titleTrade Compliance Coordinator
Salary £26000 - £30000
Consultant James Earl
Consultant Phone 02394004766
Consultant Email
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