Air/Ocean Operations Clerk | First Choice Staff

Air/Ocean Operations Clerk

  • £45000 - £55000
  • Surrey
  • Permanent
We are working with a niche organisation, that are recruiting for an Ocean / Air Import/Export Freight Forwarder.

We are looking for a high-performing Freight Forwarder with Ocean/ Air Exports experience, you will be responsible for the coordination of export shipments in accordance with the company and customer guidelines. You will handle shipments independently, on time from AZ, including associated administrative processing of invoices, also knowing which transport documents and certificates are required.
This is a Hybrid role, 3 days in the office, 2 at home. Office is based near Walton on Thames.
Role involves:
· Transportation planning and booking activities for ocean including capacity planning, shipment planning, carrier selection, routing, scheduling, and tendering.
· Complete and review shipping (and customs) documentation.
· Monitor shipments and customs clearance status, resolve shipment exceptions and complications if they arise.
· Track and monitor customer, and organisation logistics KPIs and cost performance.
· Support freight cost payment, management, and timely invoicing.
· Request and check purchase invoices and reimbursements.
· Maintain relationships with logistics providers and government agencies.
· Ensure the company are compliant with all relevant regulatory and compliance policies, both internal and external.
· Support acquisitions of transport mode capacity including spot booking.
· Manage disputes and claims.
· Proactive in the development of Export systems and procedures.

Experience needed:
· 5 years+ of relevant experience.
· Experience with operational, pricing, and financial processes.
· Knowledge of regulatory export policies.
· Excellent communication skills, any European Language additional is advantage.
· Excellent MS office experience.
· Excellent presentation skills.
· A commercial, customer focused mindset.
· Self- Starter and Self-motivated individual.
· Genuine interest in supply chain and logistics.

Monday to Friday.
Salary Depends on experience.
Also amazing benefits.
Please forward CV's to
* If you do not hear from us within 7 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

Sue Stone Senior Recruitment Consultant - Heathrow

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