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Customs Classification Coordinator

Ref: VAC-12458
  • Salary: £26,000 + 36000
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: South West London
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Discipline: Import Entry Clerk
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

Our valued client is currently seeking canidates to join their Customs team and play a vital role in ensuring they remains customs compliant – earn up to £36,000 dependent on experience
Customs Classification Coordinator – based in Wimbledon
They are looking for a confident and motivated Customs Coordinator to join the Classification function within their Customs team. This team is responsible for classifying products against the customs tariff and explanatory notes, identifying and recording relevant preferential trade agreements and performing post-clearance amendments. The role requires knowledge of classifying food and non-food products and a meticulous eye for detail. There will also be an extensive training period when you join the team where you’ll spend time with different areas of the business to understand how systems, documents and processes support your work and in turn, the effect your role has on the wider business.
Your role
Collecting detailed information from various sources to enable your classification
Perform the classification and record the basis for your classification decision
Work with colleagues to review the accuracy of all classifications for our products
Investigate the trade agreements relating to the products and support the buying teams to determine whether the products meet the qualifying requirements
Performing post-clearance amendments to declarations where classification or other errors have resulted in incorrect declarations
Your profile
Knowledge of applying the General Rules of Interpretation (GIR)
Experience working with the Customs Integrated Tariff and Explanatory Notes
Teamwork and collaboration skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to use their own initiative
Highly focused and accurate with an uncompromising eye for detail
Hands-on approach and can-do attitude
Ability to accommodate last minute requests with ease and efficiency
Confident using Microsoft Office packages


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