Trade Compliance Specialist

Hays Building
Bedfordshire, Luton / Hertfordshire, Watford
£38000.0 - £43000.0 per annum + £38K to £43k plus benefits.
Closing date
14 Dec 2023

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Your new company
You will be joining an outstanding organisation who lead their market sector and have an excellent reputation for first-class products, services and customer support.
Your new role
You will be joining a well established, friendly and professional team who work to common goals and share success. This is an amazing opportunity to join a stable business who have a very loyal customer base and are targeting growth in 2024. Your duties will include: supporting the coordination of import/export shipments with the Corporate Logistics and Compliance departments. Manages Global Trade Services module of SAP, performs SAP Global Trade Services export compliance screening, set up restrictions in SAP GTS for regulatory concerns, and manage shipments with export restrictions. Assigns HTS classifications and country of origin information in GTS. Maintains and assists with implementation of export and import compliance procedures and work instructions. Handles daily information requests from Customs Brokers for import clearance of products and materials. Administers import/export recordkeeping requirements. Supports projects focused on improving business operations and processes. Coordinates with Customer Service and logistics to troubleshoot problem orders/shipments. Is responsible for auditing customs brokerage and shipment transactions and files. Uses data analysis/modelling to create new reports; troubleshoots and modifies existing reports including target KPIs, commodity indices, cost savings opportunities. Partners on initiatives to support the creation of new reports, metrics and dashboards based on business needs. Troubleshoots, reports on and tests new system/tool functionality. Identifies and documents business risks. Has expertise in multiple areas of import and export laws such as HTS Classification, Country of Origin, Free Trade Agreements, Customs Valuation. Is responsible for analysing and interpreting export and import regulations and providing risk assessment and advice related to business activities. Identifies and develops business processes to address compliance risks. Log all Service/Applications related calls on the appropriate Service Management System, checking the contract and warranty status of the reported system and capturing all the contact information and process checks. Forward all logged Service/Application calls to the respective Technical/Applications support teams. Act as a point of contact for the switchboard for general customer-related enquiries, forwarding them to the appropriate areas of the business. Create part and test equipment orders as required by the Customer Service Engineer for planned visits and coordinate their delivery.

What you'll get in return
Our client is looking to recruit an experienced, professional, hard-working and engaging Trade Compliance Specialist. This role is an amazing opportunity to join a market-leading organisation and develop a long-term career. Trade Compliance Specialist, Permanent, Watford Area, £38K to £43k plus benefits.

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