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Import, Export & Customs Duty Administrator

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    Supply Chain

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    £14.86 - 22.10 per hour

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    Gayle Britton

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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Import, Export and Customs Duty Administrator

Peterlee (SR8) - Hybrid once trained (3 days in the office/2 days WFH)

Initial 12-month contract - has the potential to keep rolling for the right person!

36.5 hours a week, 07.00 start time daily with a lunchtime finish on a Friday!

Up to £16.45per hour PAYE (depending on experience) / Umbrella rates also available


Have you imported or exported goods in/out of the UK? Are you familiar with the administration that goes with UK imports/exports for Customs purposes? If “yes” and you enjoy working in a busy environment, where every day is different, this could be the opportunity you are looking for you…


We are looking for an Import, Export and Customs Duty Administrator to join our client’s Duty team in Peterlee working hybrid (3 days in the office, 2 days WFH), they are an industry leader, and world-renowned brand who import and export worldwide! This is an initial 12-month contract, which has the potential to keep rolling!


What would the Import, Export and Customs Duty Administrator do?

·         Ensure import and export compliance, making sure all documentation is trade compliant.

·         Issue Clearance instructions and deal with Customs ports and Customs entries.

·         Handle daily import, export, and Customs activity with freight forwarders.

·         Export declarations, duty deferment payments and ensure full HMRC compliance.

·         Review Customs entries completed by brokers to ensure compliance.

·         Liaise with HMRC, freight forwarders and supply chain for bringing goods into the warehouse.

What experience will the Import, Export and Customs Duty Administrator need?

·         Previous experience and understanding of working within a Global Imports/Exports department.

·         Meticulous accuracy and attention to detail.

·         Ability to work and communicate with other departments, and external third parties.

·         Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative work style.

·         The ability to work in an organised, planned manner and manage multiple priorities.

·         Ricardo, CDS or any ERP software (e.g., SAP, NAV etc.) experience would be beneficial.

·         Basic Excel skills/knowledge (v-look up would be an advantage).


To apply, please submit a copy of your up-to-date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.


The above represents a summary of the contract assignment. A full description of this contract assignment is available. A full explanation of this rate and all deductions will be explained in a key information document (KID) supplied to registered candidates.