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Ocean Import Coordinator

Ref: VAC-1004944
  • Salary: Up to £24000 p/a
  • Location: Ipswich
  • Industry: Shipping Agent
  • Discipline: Import Clerk
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

The role will involve:
• Daily communication with our clients from booking stage to final delivery including close cooperation with the team to understand requirements and to provide second to none logistics solutions.
• Expertly handling day to day import ocean freight operations.
• Import Customs processes and formalities.
• Building and maintaining client relations for continued business with customers.
• Confirming delivery requirements and arranging with our Transport Team.
• Supporting customers with general customs advice.
• Identifying clients who will benefit from using Compass (online tracking portal).
• Creation of customs and import ocean documents.
• Working with HMRC and other customs authorities.

Experience / Skills Required:
Current experience in customs clearances and knowledge of will give any applicant an advantage. Our client is looking to grow a team with varied experience and skills, some of what they are looking for is:
• Performing Import Customs clearances.
• Competence in handling/submitting additional customs documentation, certificates or licences.
• Knowledge of Tariffs.
• Bonded customs, Special/Simplified Customs Procedures.
• Understanding of AEO Procedures.
• General Customs Compliance.
• Understanding of Inco Terms.
• Additional declarations for specific destinations and origins.
• Strong organisational and communication skills.
• Ability to work as part of a team.
• Good problem-solving skills.
Additional aspects may be included depending on an applicant’s skill set and experience.
Salary up to £28,000 depending on experience


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