Customs Compliance Manager

Birmingham Permanent £50,000 - £65,000
  • An exicting opportunity for an expert in air & road freight customs compliance..
  • Excellent potential to progress to a directorship level in Birmingham...

About Our Client

Our client is a £105 million turnover business specialising in intregrated freight solutions based out of their hub in Birmingham. You will be joining the business at a pinnacle time whereby they have just gained an investment of £21 million to grow their operations. Their services focus mainly around the automotive and manufacturing spaces with regular and ad-hoc services across the world!

Job Description

As a Customs Compliance Manager you will report into the Operations Director on a daily basis and be observed as the expert in your field. You will also conduct the following responsibilities:

  • Managing a team of 8x expert customs compliance agents and co-ordinators
  • To ensure full compliance (entering through to audit) of Customs Documentation for Air & Road freight shipments
  • Utilising knowledge of customs tariffs, CPC codes and security declarations to ensure shipment are cleared in a timely manner.
  • Support and advise customers on all international import / export requirements especially with new processes brought upon by Brexit. The ideal candidate will have a customs background in either road, air or sea freight and a good knowledge of customs systems, HMRC regimes and query resolution.
  • To advise the business and generate plans to mitigate the risks and take opportunities from Brexit and other geo political and legislative change.
  • To ensure the business is constantly compliant with all HMRC processes and any changes to legislation are implemented throughout the business.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Customs Compliance Manager will be a leader and expert in the world of customs compliance. You will ideally have the following skills and attributes:

  • 3+ years experience in Customs Compliance
  • Ability to quickly clear both Road & Air Freight Shipments.
  • A strong physical understanding of software such as ASM, an understanding of CPC codes, Customs Tariffs and Security Declarations.
  • Freight forwarding experience would be desirable.
  • Commutable to Birmingham.
  • An understanding of the post-Brexit environment
  • Formal qualification in the Customs / Freight arena would be advantageous.
  • AEO Knowledge would be desirable.

What's on Offer

  • £50,000-£65,000
  • 33 days annual leave
  • 8% matched pension
  • 15% management bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Option of company car allowance
Reece Clarke
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+44 115 934 8692

Job summary

Transport & Distribution
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Consultant name
Reece Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8692
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