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Freight Customs Compliance Manager

My client is a market leader in their field of freight and provide logistics services to both household names, FTSE-100 businesses and SME manufacturers. Due to the gaining of a large government grant, they are actively looking to expand their Customs Brokerage team with two new Customs Managers.


As a Freight 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:

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

  • 4+ 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 Coventry.
  • An understanding of the post-Brexit environment
  • Formal qualification in the Customs / Freight arena would be advantageous.
  • AEO Knowledge would be desirable.

Job Offer

  • £65,000-£75,000
  • 25+8 days annual leave
  • 15% management bonus scheme
Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
JN -092020-1229572
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£65000 to £75000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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