Imports Assistant

Posted 9 March by OliverMak Associates LIMITED Featured

Imports Assistant


About Our Client:

Our client is looking for a candidate for the role as an Imports Assistant to join a friendly and busy team. Working as part of a small team in our client`s Port Office the Import Assistant will be answering customer queries, providing delivery notices and processing invoices. This is an excellent opportunity for a bright and motivated individual to gain office experience and to work in the Shipping industry.

Principal accountabilities of the Imports Assistant:

  • Sending arrival and release PIN notices to import customers
  • Processing and providing invoices for delivery, freight and demurrage
  • Using in-house computer systems to manage bookings and to ensure bookings are transferred correctly
  • Liaise with suppliers as required
  • Answering customer queries by phone and e-mail swiftly and appropriately principally
  • Administration related import business including the update of vessel voyage files and computer systems
  • Releasing delivery orders
  • Ensuring that all charges are assessed and invoicing including lift on/ lift off, freight and demurrage
  • Ensuring monies from customers and third parties are collected for all charges billed

Minimum requirements for the Imports Assistant role

  • MS Office experience
  • Confident communication skills
  • Ability to retain information and learn quickly
  • Must be a team player
  • Problem solving skills
  • Previous office experience is desirable

Compensation & Benefits of working for Our Client:

  • A competitive market rate salary and pension
  • Gym subsidiary, income protection, childcare vouchers, income protection and financial planning for pensions
  • Regular social events

Working hours; Monday – Friday 7 hours per day, 1 hour for lunch

If you would like to be considered for the role of Imports Assistant, please click ‘APPLY’ below.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of: Imports, Shipping, Container, Administration, Customer Service, Assistant, Delivery, Bookings will also be considered for this role.

Reference: 34652856

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