Senior Customs Clerk

Location Hull
Discipline: Procurement & Supply Chain
Job type: Permanent
Salary: DOE
Contact name: Hannah

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01482 205808
Job ref: 638722
Published: 13 days ago
Expiry date: 29 Jul 2024 00:59
Consortium are pleased to be representing a global business, with family roots, who are looking to hire an experienced Senior Customs Clerk. They are seeking a motivated and experienced individual to lead their Customs Team and ensure the smooth running of all import and export operations.

  • Lead, manage, and develop the Customs Team, including workload allocation, issue resolution, and training needs identification.
  • Oversee all aspects of import and export for the business, ensuring timely deliveries.
  • Possess a strong understanding of Road Freight operations between GB and the EU.
  • Demonstrate expertise in Incoterms.
  • Build strong relationships with European and Deep-Sea Container Carriers to guarantee on-time consignment releases.
  • Proficient in port systems like Destin8, CNS, and familiar with Transit Procedures, NCTS, and Customs Software.
  • Collaborate with hauliers to ensure timely document and information provision.
  • Troubleshoot clearance issues arising with hauliers or ports.
  • Resolve any post-clearance problems.
  • Submit IPAFFS declarations to pre-notify APHA of incoming plant/plant products.
  • Implement and maintain adherence to standard operating procedures, keeping the team updated on new regulations and processes.
  • Monitor and establish KPIs to ensure efficient clearances.
  • Previous management/supervisory experience (preferred).
  • Proven ability to effectively train and develop others.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with a focus on clarity.
  • Team player with a commitment to customer satisfaction and supporting colleagues.
  • In-depth knowledge of customs regulations and the ability to complete CDS import/export declarations.
  • Commercial awareness with a proactive and solution-oriented approach.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with a drive for continuous improvement.
Additional Information:
  • Experience in Freight Forwarding covering European and International import/export markets is a must
  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation is desirable.
  • Understanding of ETSF operations is a benefit

Consortium Professional Recruitment Ltd are a professional level recruitment consultancy specialising in the delivery of high relevance recruitment services on behalf of our clients across the UK. We regularly receive large responses to our advertising which can make providing individual feedback to every applicant challenging. If you haven’t received a reply from us within 14 day of your application, we regret to say your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We have a policy of retaining your details for future vacancies unless you request otherwise.