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Import Specialist

Our client are a global leader within the freight industry. We have a requirement for a full time role which comes with an shift allowance for unsociable hours as the role covers the weekend. We also have a second role which is permanent and Monday to Friday.


In the role of Import Specialist you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Adhere to Customs Compliance procedures and documentation
  • Adhere to the Duty & VAT payment policy
  • Booking in of shipments to the London Branch using Logis
  • Create Customs Entry iterations using the GSC online tool.
  • Create delivery notes for Import Operations-controlled accounts
  • Ensure the Job File is fully and accurately completed reflecting all commercially relevant information and services provided
  • Liaise directly with Carriers and Handling Agents to resolve exceptions and discrepancies as they arise
  • Liaise directly with DGF branches on shipment planning and coordination
  • Liaise directly with DGF Transport & Warehouse teams on shipment planning and coordination
  • Manage allocated customers against agreed SOP
  • Manage Customs Entry exceptions with the Customer Services team
  • Manage iteration exceptions directly with the GSC
  • Manage shipments owned by Import Operations
  • Manage the timely movement of shipment documentation to London Customer Services
  • Review and Transmit Customs Entry records via the Impatex tool
  • Use Logis to create, manage and maintain London Airfreight shipments


The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the Freight Forwarding industry including imports and exports. Experience of HMRC procedures essential as well as knowledge of transport planning. You will have clear and consider communication skills and be able to follow processes clearly. You will contribute towards a culture of continuous improvement and look to develop yourself and the department.

Job Offer

You will receive a competitive salary and benefits. Most importantly you will join a work leading business who can offer career development.

Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
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Job Type
£26000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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