Permanent Jobs

Leading employers across the UK come to First Choice to find the best candidates for permanent job opportunities in their organisations.

Every day we take on new vacancies in the freight and logistics, warehouse, driving and transport, office and professional, and manufacturing and industrial sectors – across all levels of business.

We place candidates in jobs in sales, marketing, finance, operations, customer service, IT, engineering as well as all other areas of our client’s businesses. 

Permanent Jobs Jobs

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£30000 - £32000
AOG Export Nights Clerk required to join this busy, established freight agent

This position is working a shift of 4on 4off Nights

Duties to include:

Following up on urgent deliveries
Arranging Shipments, international and domestic, AOG Shipments, On Board Courier Shipments
Direct Drives
Cutting Export Air waybills (Freight)
Booking Shipments direct with Airline
General admin
Invoicing
will have a solid working history in Exports/AOG and be confident to work on their own at times

Please send your CV to kellie.buckley@firstchoiceuk.com

* 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.

OFFICE & PROFESSIONAL
HEATHROW OFFICE

Bookkeeper

£26000 - £30000
This vacancy is based in Sunbury on Thames and our client is looking for an experienced Accounting person to deal with the general accounting work of the company.
This role is a good opportunity for the right individual to establish themselves in an organization where talent is recognised and rewarded.
Key tasks:
General accounting work
Purchase and sales ledger control
Reconcile invoices received with orders and statement and prepare for payment
Process payment of invoices
Make payment runs using BACS and Chaps
Post general, debtor and creditor journals
Prepare CIS monthly returns, on line
Reconcile supplier statements
Process sales and purchase invoices on a weekly basis
Quarterly VAT returns

Candidate profile:
Must have complete working experience with Sage 50 Accounting system - min. 3 years
Demonstrate a successful track record
Results driven, systematic and logical
Strategic, consistent and disciplined approach to work methodology
Challenge the status quo in order to create continuous improvement
Brings a sense of urgency to situations and manages them through to achieve goals
PC literate, including office products and bespoke database solutions
Ability to take on general tasks within the company necessary for its business requirements and well-being.
Salary: Full time, permanent GBP26,000 + gross per annum.
* 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.



FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
HEATHROW OFFICE

Senior Air Export Clerk

£28000 - £32000
Excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced Senior Air Export Clerk to join this very well established and reputable Freight Forwarder based on Colnbrook.

Our client is seeking candidates with a minimum of 3-5 years experience within Air Exports, this will be a senior role within the department assisting the department manager and providing guidance to less experienced members of the Export team.

Operational duties will include:

Accepting new Export bookings
Booking space with airlines
Arranging haulage
Creating Export documentation (HAWB/MAWB etc)
Export customs entries
Pre-alerting overseas agents
File billing
General customer service, providing shipment updates etc

Hours are Monday to Friday 0900-1730

Salary is up to GBP32k dependant on the experience level of the candidate.

Please send C.V's direct to steven.pitt@firstchoiceuk.com

Candidates without experience will unfortunately not be considered for this role.

If you do not hear from us your application has been unsuccessful

FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
MANCHESTER OFFICE

Import Customs Entry Clerk

GBPNegotiable
Import Customs Entry Clerk wanted to join truly friendly, dynamic & supportive freight team who are passionate and well established! This team truly knows how to pick up the pace and need you to compliment then in their new business journeys. In return a rewarding package awaits, great scope and some interesting yearly perks.


What is the role all about?
You will be heavily involved with Freight Customs, from completing entries and associate documents in a timely manner to ensure the smooth movement of consignments through the port environment.

Highlights of the role as follows;
Shipping Documents
Issue of UCNs
Reference Number for Duty Management Systems
Creation of SFDs or Full Customs Entry
SDI Entries
Managing pending clearances are examined, unloading ERTS or ICD
Dealing with queries, Customs post actions
Freight Administration
Supporting the Freight operations team, the best you can!

Requirements:
Customs background*Sea Freight Imports*Freight Forwarding*Great computer skills*Ideally previous use of Impatex or similar customs software. A pro-active attitude & flexible to meet the requirements of this business.

First Choice Staff offers on a daily basis a diverse cross section of Freight forwarding, Shipping and Logistic vacancies; we are just here www.firstchoiceuk.com & www.justfreightjobs.co.uk
Great Jobs! Great Prospects! Great Salaries!

OFFICE & PROFESSIONAL
MANCHESTER OFFICE

Trainee-Freight Forwarding

GBP17,500-GBP18,500
Established Global Freight Forwarder has a superb opportunity and yes, it is available now; First Choice Staff has been appointed to recruit a Trainee Freight Forwarder to join our Clients import and export operations near Manchester Airport based. We would be interested in hearing from applicants who come from a customer service or administrative commercial background who are looking for long term career prospects in Freight Forwarding or candidates who used to be involved in this fast-paced collection, delivery of goods industry and would like to get more involved!!

Overall you will be trained to deal with general Freight Forwarding Cargo, Imports & Exports.
You will be providing general freight administration and customer services.
Assisting your colleagues with additional day to day duties.

Skills-Requirements:
Previous 6-12 months admin or customer services,essential for this role
Previous 6-12 months imports or exports experience, would be considered great advantage
IT Literate & numerate
Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
Attention to detail, organized and flexible
Keen to learn and wanting to progress further
Team player, enthusiastic and self motivated
All Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK
Additional:
Salary Band: GBP17,500-GBP18,500
Hours: 09.00am- 17.30hrs (1 hour lunch)-37.5 hours per week
Permanent opportunity, great prospects for career progression and be part of a very successful organization.

Our business is finding the best opportunities for you! Start a challenging career with us!Weve built our business on trust, capability and results- Welcome to First Choice Staff!
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FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£20000 - £23000
Courier Customer Service Agent required to join busy agent, ideally you will have Express knowledge

Duties
The role will involve working as part of a team supporting Admin, and daily duties will be handling customer requests, running reports and providing a high level of customer services to all clients

Ideal candidate will have worked within the Courier industry

Monday to Friday 9:00am to 17:30pm

Salary: Up to GBP23:000k dependent on skills and experience

Please send your CV to kellie.buckley@firstchoiceuk.com

* 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.

OFFICE & PROFESSIONAL
HEATHROW OFFICE

Food & Beverage Supervisor

£20800 - £20800
Food & Beverage Supervisor

The role:
If you have a passion for providing fantastic service and creating an unforgettable experience for guests, this is a great opportunity for you to continue to learn and develop in an amazing team in a buzzing and challenging environment. This is an amazing fine dining restaurant within a Private Members Club set in Henley on Thames.
You will always consider how we can do it better, more efficiently, and how we can deliver an even better experience for our members & guests. From mouth-watering food, to attentive service, to little touches that make a big difference, your catering know-how and painstaking attention to detail, will ensure that every Member and Guest has an incredible experience.

We believe that the skills you bring to the Club are just a starting point. We want you to have the opportunity to expand your abilities and innovate and develop in areas which both interest you and support your aspirations.
Essentials:
1. Previous relevant experience in a similar role held at management level.
2. Excellent interpersonal skills including influencing and negotiating with the ability to be able to communicate clearly with Members and Colleagues.
3. Experience in enhancing profitability by embracing initiatives in menu development and procedures, working closely with the Chefs.
4. Experience in delivering exceptional customer service and maintaining high standards at all times.
5. WSET level 2
6. Competent user of Microsoft office suite & software or technical confidence with similar software.
7. Use of a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system such as ESP
8. To be able to lead by example

Shifts will vary and include weekends and bank holidays.

Salary - up to GBP20,800 depending on experience

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FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
MANCHESTER OFFICE

Imp/Exp Freight Operator

GBP25,000-GBP30,000
This global supplier of transport and logistics services can offer you a great career opportunity; discover the ultimate by joining the Manchester Team and you will certainly come out with a Win-Win package. Weather you excel in Imports or Exports, it can be tailored.

Overall duties;
Operations, handling worldwide shipments (from inception to completion)
Customer Services-Key Account Management
Negotiation
Customs
Completion of shipping documentation
Consolidation/Cross Trade
Internal/External communications
Increasing revenue at every opportunity
Experience & skills;
Experienced Freight Forwarding background (ops & customer services)
Proven track in any of the modes of Air & Sea
Imports or Exports
Good negotiation skills in order to get the best deals from suppliers
Proactive and focused on quality, details and delivery
Organized and efficient
Positive and Can-Do Attitude

Additional;
Salary Band: GBP25,000-GBP30,000
Company life assurance, pension, holidays25 days plus Bank holidays, depending on performance annual pay review, support by team/management where required and not limited to!

First Choices Staff - See more www.firstchoiceuk.com / www.justfreightjobs.co.uk
*Our portfolio consists a diverse cross section of Freight forwarding, Shipping, Logistic vacancies and many more. Once you tell us the type of temporary or permanent job you want, our job is to make sure you get the fastest and best choice of career options*



FREIGHT & LOGISTICS
£25000 - £28000
Fantastic new small but fast growing company are looking to add to their team

Export Airfreight/Seafreight Clerk

Ideal candidate will have worked in the industry for around 1-2 years

Responsibilities and Duties

The job entails arranging collections right through to the billing process and includes:
Negotiating rates with suppliers.
Preparing quotations.
(Sea Freight Operations) Experience with LCL & FCL,
Prepare, handle, and process documentation.
Freight Operations) Prepare, handle, and process documentation - including house and master air waybills, Dealing Customs clearance, entries / NES.
Raising invoices and billing.
Dealing with all the administration in relation to exports

Qualifications and Skills

The ideal candidate will be happy to work both alone and also as part of a small team.
You will have a minimum of 1 years plus experience in export air and or sea freight.
Experience in import is a bonus but not a requirement
You will be able to use your own initiative.
will be ambitious and interested in contributing towards the companys growth promoting sales wherever possible.

Please send your CV to kellie.buckley@firstchoiceuk.com for immediate interview

* 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.