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Documentary Credit Clerk

  • To £29k
  • Contract
  • Central London
  • Ref: 19609

Your New Job Title: Documentary Credit Clerk
Your New Salary: To £29k
Location: Docklands, London
Job status: Maternity Cover - Six months initially (Extendible)
Start date: ASAP
Working hours: Monday to Friday 9-5pm 

Who You'll Be Working for:
Highly successful food trader first established over 140 years ago. 

What You'll be Doing Each Day:
 - Preparing, opening and amending import letters of credit.
- Liaise with suppliers overseas in order to negotiate letters of credit terms.
- Communicate with banks regarding any technical issues.
- Acquire an understanding of the documentary requirements of the importing countries.
- Ensure that the goods and documents comply with current local regulations as well as with the  customers’ specific needs.

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:
- The suitable candidate must have sound experience of documentary credits having worked for a bank or in a shipping department.
- You will be self-motivated, dedicated, able to work within a team and be highly literate and accurate.
- Furthermore you will be keen, organised, enthusiastic, able to prioritise your work, numerate and adaptable to the day to day requirements of the work. 

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