Air Export Freight Forwarder

£22000 - £27000

Job Description

We are looking for an Air Export Freight Forwarder in our Heathrow office.

The position holder will organise export shipments in a busy airfreight environment. They will service a demanding and developing commercial client base with a high level of care, while working to company and industry standards and regulations.

Standard working hours will be 9-5.30 Monday-Friday; every 3-4 weeks the position holder will be required to be on call during weekend to support AOG shipments and alike.

Key responsibilities
1. Operational
a. Prepare and issue Air Export documentation including MAWB/HAWB, Manifests and labels using YUNAS software.
b. Process all types of shipments including Hazardous, Out of Gauge, Pharma, AOG and General Cargo. Process job file from start to finish including invoicing and post flight

2. Customs
a. Completion of Export Customs declarations using ASM Sequoia in accordance with the appropriate regime, instructions and regulations. Licences, Carnets, LoC and Consular Documents

3. Commercial
a. Negotiate carrier rates for specific shipments and create customer pricing using Web Cargo software.
b. Liaise with Customers or overseas network offices using phone/email

4. Customer Service
a. Develop local level relationship with customers to promote Company's service offerings

5. Compliance
a. Work in accordance with company and industry regulations, i.e. AVSEC, H&S, ISO,

Key requirements:
Air Export experience, ideally using Cargowise Software and ASM Sequoia to complete HMRC entries.
AVSEC CO level or higher is preferable
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Ability to prioritise and organise workload
Proactive and flexible approach
MS Word/Excel

The salary is up to GBP27,000

* 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.