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Supply Chain Job-Imports Specialist

  • up to £254 p/day PAYE or £332 p/day umbrella (inside IR35) *equivalent of up to £66k per annum
  • Temporary
  • Rest of the UK
  • Ref: 20285

Your New Job Title: Imports Specialist

Your New Daily rate: up to £254 p/day PAYE or £332 p/day umbrella (inside IR35) *equivalent of up to £66k per annum

Duration: Long term temporary assignment until 30/07/2021, possibility to go permanent

Location: West London

Start date: ASAP

Working hours: 37.5 hours

Job posting ID: JP84423

Who you'll be working for:

Our client a Major FTSE100 of ours who have fantastic offices in west London are looking for an Imports Specialist.

What you'll be doing each day:

The role requires an understanding of import procedures for the UK and the transactional components that support the clearance of shipments. The roles key function is to provide the nominated Broker with the correct clearance instructions for imports.

A large volume of different products arrive into the UK to customs clear. In order to know what clearance instruction is correct the Imports Specialist must know what the product is and what it is used for. On occasions this requires research and consultation with the relevant subject matter experts to arrive at the correct decision.

The role requires managing large volumes of data and transitions. Queries must be dealt with daily and different challenges may occur because of this. Clear and structured document management is key to support audits that may result.

• Provide Broker instructions
• Manage any queries related to imports process
• Oversight of Duty Override weekly check.
• Accountability for SOP.
• Accountability for Broker CFSP day to day working instructions
• Update data required for R&D SLA e.g. time taken on operational activities
• Update Impatex system managed by the UK broker with product details and suppliers.
• Master file data management
• Check customs data report against broker import data to ensure no discrepancies
• Provide site information for C79 VAT returns
• Trigger requests for classifications from the Duty Management Team
• Conduct business monitoring of processes related to UK Customs

The skills you need to succeed:

• Educated to degree level or experience in a customs, duty management or logistics role
• Documentation management
• Effective communication and people skills
• Data management
• Problem solving and issue resolution
• Operational excellence experience
• Risk analysis experience
• Audit/self-assessment
• Experience of import and export processes
• Effective license management
• HTS classification
• Country of origin determination
• Understanding of incoterms

*Please note this Umbrella rate is the amount payable to Umbrella company - this does not represent what you will actually receive from the Umbrella company

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