Import & Export Manager

Newark Permanent £37,000 - £50,000
  • Growing freight forwarder with links across the EU and USA.
  • Experts in ocean & sea freight shipping need apply!

About Our Client

My client is a local, SME ocean & sea freight shipper with large ideals for expansion and growth. Due to the increase in volume of supply and on-boarding of new contracts, they are seeking a Import & Export Manager to join the business within the Newark office in Nottinghamshire. The business is fully multi-modal and both export & imports the vast majority of their clients goods from the US and Far East.

Job Description

As a Import & Export Manager, you will actively report into the company Managing Director on a daily basis and harbour the following responsibilities:

  • Active daily management of a small team of 4 freight shippers, whilst reporting into the Managing Director.
  • Responsibility for providing all import and export based customs clearances (mainly from the US and Americas).
  • Providing fully multi-modal freight pricing and quotations for a variety of customers across varied industries.
  • Team management responsibilities such as RTW, 1-2-1's, personal development, appraisals, KPI monitoring.
  • Providing support and active development of the current team, mainly around customs compliance requirements.
  • A working knowledge and adaptation surrounding airway bills, seaway bills of laden, EUR1's and ATR1's.

The Successful Applicant

In order to be successful in an application for the Import & Export Manager position, you will ideal have the following experience and qualifications:

  • 3+ year's experience within Freight and Shipping
  • Ideally experience within a Freight Forwarder or an in-house Ocean/Sea Freight Shipper
  • Commutable to the Newark area of Nottinghamshire.
  • Experience managing Customs Compliance such as Import Entries, C88, EUR1's, MAWB, HAWB, Bills of Laden.
  • A desire to manage a small team and grow within the business.
  • Experience providing pricing and quotations to a variety of multi-modal freight customers.

What's on Offer

  • £37,000-£50,000
  • Company car allowance & family healthcare
  • Personal development plan to reach Senior Manager across the following 2 years.
  • Discretionary bonus (Up to 20%)
  • 8% pension contributions via the company.

Reece Clarke
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+44 115 934 8692

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