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    Customs Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Other
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
  • Date posted: 23/06/2020
  • Job reference: 45989_1592923998

My client is seeking an experienced Customs Manager to join them at their office in the heart of Lancashire. Established almost 20 years ago, they cover more than 1000 ferry routes which connect over 50 countries. They also offer a freight forwarding service, and now deliver a unique proposition to service their clients.

Continually investing in their staff, they doubled their staffing over the last four years, boasting a skilled multi-lingual team offering exemplary standards of sales and customer service to their 7000 customers throughout Europe.

As part of their expansion, they now have a Customs Platform which allows them to offer a Customs brokerage services to their clients, and they're now seeking an experienced Customs Manager to be a part of this growing team at this extremely exciting time.

Reporting to the Head of Customs, the successful Customs Manager must have a minimum of 5 years experience of Customs Clearance, coupled with management experience, and be ready for the next step in their career progression.

As a forward thinking company, the role will be one of focusing on the technical aspects of their platform, along with building the wider infrastructure. The position will focus on client out reaching and supporting customers in transferring onto their bespoke CRM.

Responsibilities of the Customs Manager will include:

Working alongside the Head of Customs to agree and implement business strategy

Where required, attending customs and industry seminars to maintain knowledge and for networking purposes

Assisting with the development of a digital platform for customs (no coding experience required)

Support recruitment and team building goals

Developing and delivering training strategy

Sales strategy and implementation process

Customer contact and support

The successful candidate must demonstrate a solid understanding of customs with skills and knowledge that include customs clearance services into the business as required

Have knowledge of Customs software e.g. HMRC CHIEF

Have an excellent standard of communication both written and verbal

Show a strong attention to detail

Have the ability to work within a team and independently

Have a proven standard of excellent work ethic

Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.