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IN HOUSE CUSTOMS DIRECTOR, UK based

Permanent
Customs & Global Trade
Commerce & Industry
London, Home Counties England, South-Coast England, West England/Wales, Midlands & East Anglia, Northern England
IT13709
03.01.2024

Description

A new opening has arisen for a Customs Director with this global freight forwarder. They are looking for a senior customs expert to work across the business, manage a team and develop and maintain all Customs policies and procedures. 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing, interpreting, and informing the company of new and pending legal or regulatory changes that could potentially affect business practices.
  • Working with management to develop and implement strategic planning activities ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Subject matter expertise providing practical support and leadership.
  • Key point of contact / responsible with regulatory and governmental bodies.
  • Ensure compliance to all AEO standards and ensuring the business maintains its AEO certification.
  • Own the review and implementation of new customs clearance software solutions.
  • Overall responsibility for the development of best-in-class training programmes.

To apply you will need to be based in the UK and have a strong knowledge and experience of UK and EU customs regulations. You will need experience of working in a multinational customs environment and a proven track record at managing large customs clearance teams. Expert knowledge of UK customs systems, for example CHIEF/CDS, Descartes ICE/E-Customs will be an advantage.  For further details including a full job description please get in contact.