GB Foreign Trade Co-ordinator

Vacancy ID: 1026210
Created Date: 22.03.2019
Job Title: GB Foreign Trade Co-ordinator
Salary £30000 per hour
Temp or Perm: Contract Role
Region: Scotland
Sector: Manufacturing
Consultant: Shaun Lamb
Consultant Phone: 0141 226 8156

Job Description:

NRL’s client based in Glenrothes is looking to recruit a GB Foreign Trade Co-ordinator for an immediate start for a an initial 6 month contract with the possibility of extension.

About the role:

  • To ensure compliance with relevant legislation as well as application and full alignment with the company Central Directive "Customs"
  • to develop and maintain cost efficient foreign trade processes as well as to achieve savings
  • to apply for beneficial customs procedures and authorization (AEO etc.)
  • to secure the fulfilment of authorisations’ obligations (performing internal controls, invoice verification, etc.)
  • to process, monitor and control (KPI) customs clearance in the UK
  • to coordinate all brokers or customs authorities requests with the relevant company functions
  • to perform audits and evaluation of external service providers
  • to attend and assist in customs audits and ensure all documentation is available for the customs auditors
  • to consult on foreign trade questions
  • to support the on-boarding of the nominated brokers following the tender completion to ensure the specific business requirements of the individual GB’s are represented fully
  • to support CP/LOF-GB with the continual development of business processes to support the UK businesses with their customs procedures
  • to provide day-to-day feedback to the nominated brokers when dealing with queries relating to the processing of customs declarations:
  • Tariff Classification
  • Valuation of Goods (Import & Export)
  • Declaration of origin of the goods
  • to provide day-to-day feedback to the nominated brokers/carriers when dealing with typical delivery related queries (bookings, late arrivals etc)
  • to support CP/LOF-GB when attending monthly business review meetings with the Brokers to ensure the requirements of the business are being met

Internal Control System

  • to ensure compliance with relevant legislation as well as application and full alignment with the company Central Directive "Customs"
  • to develop monthly sample checks to ensure all Import declarations were correctly cleared from the previous month
  • to develop monthly sample checks to ensure Import and Export declarations have been made with the correct information (Customs Value, Origin, HS Codes etc)
  • to ensure the storage of all checks are aligned to audit recommendations i.e. digitally signed PDF’s
  • to continue to develop processes in line with the new regulations/requirements
  • for those GB’s who have AEO Certification, there is additional responsibility to ensure there is continual high focus for the maintenance of this certification along with the necessary process improvements


  • To ensure any manual Export Declarations are carried out correctly including the collation and archiving of Proof of Export
  • to ensure any Export Declarations carried out using SAP GTS are checked correctly prior to submission

What you will need?

  • Strong desire for personal development
  • Ideal to have theoretical knowledge of logistics and customs processes
  • An understanding with regards to classification, valuation and origin
  • Ability to communication at all levels within the organisation and with external service providers
  • Experience working in a Customer Service environment

What’s in it for you?

  • Negotiable salary
  • 6-12 month contract

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