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Customs Compliance Administrator

Posted on: 21/10/2021
Ref: VAC-19538
  • Salary: £28,000 + Excellent
  • Start Date: 14/02/2022
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Industry: Commercial Office/Accounts
  • Discipline: Administration Assistant
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Customs Compliance Administrator, Permanent. Montrose, Scotland, UK.

An exciting opportunity to join a new team in a well-established National and International company.

As Customs Compliance Administrator, you will support and guide the UK Business Units that currently have an Inward Processing Authorisation in place to ensure that all elements of the authorisation are managed correctly in accordance with IP Authorisation and HMRC guidelines. The Customs Compliance Administrator will manage the day to day running of the IP Authorisations for the UK Business Units. The Customs Compliance Administrator will work with key stakeholders to develop and execute plans which involve the day to day running of Inward Processing while ensuring that customs compliance requirements are always met. The Customs Compliance Administrator will escalate any customs compliance issues relating to Inward Processing to the Manager Europe Regional Compliance. You will be keen to take on challenges, remain current on relevant customs law and regulations, with respect to products imported by the company operations and policies and procedures related to the import export process.


” Manage current IP Authorisations
” Track imports / exports on excel spreadsheet or through Duty Management System
” Manage throughput period of IP Equipment
” Prepare quarterly bills of discharge into HMRC
” Manage third party approved vendors in line with current IP Authorisation
” Supporting the Manager Europe Regional Compliance in Customs Audits
” Knowledge of commodity codes
” Manage customs clearance for equipment being imported into IP
” Manage customs clearance for equipment being re-exported out of IP
” Recordkeeping in line with HMRC guidance


” Able to understand the business needs and drivers
” Anticipates the impact of change and rises to the challenge, with the ability to accept risk and uncertainty
” Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks
” Will set clear, stretching goals and assign responsibilities that bring out the best work from people
” Able to define, work within and improve business processes based on immediate and future business needs
” Can be counted on to take personal responsibility in challenging situations and be willing to engage in disputes in order to settle them equitably
” Can identify the skills required by the business and hire effectively
Energy and Drive
” Will dependably achieve what he or she sets out to do, and expects others to do likewise

Personal and Interpersonal
” Firm and diplomatic when negotiating
Able to motivate a wide range of individuals, including direct reports, team members, and project members

Qualifications: Customs / Trade related Qualification

Experience: ” Extensive experience in Import/ Export,
” In depth Knowledge of Customs practices
” In depth knowledge of Customs special procedures

Skills, training or special knowledge ” Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Office -Excel, Word, Outlook)
” Working knowledge of ERP systems
” Knowledge of using a duty management system

Direct PAYE Contracts: pay + holidays + pension. Not Umbrella or CIS – NO payroll fees*

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