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Shipping & Customs Manager

I am actively looking to engage experienced candidates for an exciting Shipping & Customs Manager opportunity in encompassing fully hybrid working.

Client Details

The successful candidate will be joining a global industrial organisation, shipping export goods across the globe. My client are a market leader in their chosen sector and have numerous key accounts across the aerospace and FMCG sectors. Their operation is located in Derbyshire, but supports fully hybrid working.


On a daily basis the Shipping & Customs Manager will report into the UK Head of Operations and cover the following areas of responsibility:

Responsible for shipping to numerous key global accounts.
Managing all shipping of export based products from the UK and Far East. This involves monitoring, negotiating and pricing with a variety of freight forwarders and freight partners.
Responsible for all customs compliance – Certificates of Origin, Bills of Lading, Commercial Invoices, Packing Lists.
Providing a high level of customer service and with your team – including customer updates and monitoring KPI's
Managing key account management with high profile spend customers (in excess of £1million per annum)Profile

The successful Shipping & Customs Manager will been an experienced member of the shipping and distribution sector. They will either by working in-house for a distributor / manufacturer or be leading a team in the freight forwarding / shipping world. You will also have the following skills & attributes:

2+ year's experience within Import / Export / Shipping / Freight
Experienced in import or export operations ideally to the Far East, Africa, USA
Strong background in multi-modal forwarding (preference towards sea and air freight)
Strong knowledge of customs compliance (Letter of Credit, HAWB, MAWB, Bills of Laden, Chamber of Commerce Documentation)
Ideally degree educated (BA / BSc / BEng)
Fully remote role, with a HQ based in Derbyshire.
Desirable, but certainly not essential, experience of a second language (French, Spanish or German would be advantageous).Job Offer

Car allowance of £6k-£8k
15% bonus scheme
25+8 days annual leave
Comprehensive Company Benefits Scheme

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