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Customs Co-Ordinator – Basildon

Closing Date: 4th February 2023

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment in the search for a Customs Co-Ordinator on behalf of a rapidly growing logistics business.

Our client has engaged with Vidu VIP to carry out the initial search.

Our team of dedicated consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.

Scope of the role:

As Customs Co-Ordinator you will support our clients business ensuring all Customs entries both import and Export are entered accurately and in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities:

Claiming UCN’s for Customs Entries.

Completing Customs Entries.

Sending Clearance instruction Requests where applicable.

Send out reports to customers.

Data entering on spreadsheets.

Interacting with customers, colleagues and visitors alike in a positive and quality service manner.

Working as a sole player and/or team player as and when required.

Any other ad hoc tasks as and when required and instructed by the Line Manager and/or Managing Director etc.

Skills and experience required

Previous experience as a Customs Co-Ordinator is essential.

A solid understanding of UK Trade Tariff Import/Export.

Experience of using customs software.

Previous experience in Customs Documentation.

Intermediate understanding of the law and regulations surrounding customs clearance requirements.

Experience in road transport, logistics or haulage would be desirable.

A customer centric work ethic.

Excellent telephone manner.

Strong communication skills.

A keen eye for detail.

Motivational: Focused and self-motivated.

The ability to work autonomously and also within a team.

Confident negotiation skills to manage difficult situations and timescales.

Intermediate Microsoft skills both Word and Excel.

The role also involves being able to manage deadlines and sometimes difficult situations, therefore an element of negotiation is required to be able to meet timescales.