Trade Compliance Coordinator

  • £26000 - £30000
  • Colnbrook
  • Permanent
Our client is looking for a Trade Compliance Coordinator

Due to increased global growth in the business, we are seeking a Trade Compliance Coordinator to be part of our Key Accounts within the London Heathrow office.

To support Key Account Trade Compliance Functions with KPI and Product Reporting

Duties and Responsibilities:

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 SOPs 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 & KPIs 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

Skills, Experience and Competencies:

Experience within customs/trade compliance within a large business or brokerage firm and an in-depth understanding of UK and EU Customs regulations
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

Company Benefits:

Along with 20 days annual leave + public holidays and yearly salary review, we offer the following benefits:

After 3 months service, employees are entitled to become a member of the Group personal Pension Plan
After completing six months service, Death in Service equal to three times your annual salary
After one years service the company offers enhanced Pension contributions of 9% annual salary
After one years service employees are eligible to join the Private Medical Scheme (application process required)
Holiday loyalty days up to a maximum of 5 days (1 per each full year of employment completed).
One Milestone Day per year to take as you wish
Confidential EAP platform for you and your immediate family members as spouse/partners and children aged 16 to 24 in full-time education, living in the same household
Access to our Employee Discounts and Perks, which includes Grocery Shopping, Holidays, Movies, Sports, Wellness and many more

Working Hours: Monday - Friday 08.30 hours - 17.30 hours - one-hour unpaid lunch

Salary: GBP26,000.00 - GBP30,000.00 per annum (Depending on experience)

* We are only able to accept applications from candidates with previous experience for this role.
If you do not hear from us your application has been unsuccessful.
Richard Edwards Operations Manager - Heathrow

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