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Date Added: Sat 06/02/2021

Import Clerk

Birkenhead, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £26000 - £31000 / annually

Import Clerk - Wirral

Salary - £26,000 - £31,000

I'm currently recruiting for an experienced professional who has a background within shipping/ logistics with a good understanding of Customs Clearance. You'll being joining a reputable business with a well-established team who are leaders in their industry.

Applicants MUST have experience and an understanding of Customs Clearance and general Imports of goods.

Key skills:

  • Knowledge of Customs regimes, customs warehousing, CFSP, AEO, TSF
  • Knowledge of Customs legislation, international trade compliance
  • Classifying goods
  • Valuation and duty reliefs, preferences
  • Experience of using Data Freight is an advantage
  • A positive attitude with an approachable professional nature
  • Excellent time and task management with the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office applications, in particular Excel


  • Obtaining, checking and preparing documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements, packing specifications;
  • Entering cargo to Customs using software (Datafreight) which is linked to HMRCs CHIEF system;
  • Liaising with third parties to move goods in accordance with customer requirements;
  • Arranging payment of freight and other charges;
  • Producing sales invoices and processing purchase invoices;
  • Utilising e-commerce, internet technology and satellite systems to enable real-time tracking of goods;
  • Working closely with customers, colleagues and third parties to ensure smooth operations to deadlines;
  • Maintaining communication and control through all phases of the journey, including the production of management reports and statistical and unit cost analysis;
  • Research Customs rules and regulations to support team and customer enquires
  • Assist with keeping Customs approvals up to date, liaising with Customs directly
  • Assist with CFSP & AEO requirements
  • Any other activities to meet the needs of the business.

If you would like to be considered for the role and have the relevant experience, please apply via the link.


Victoria Riley

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