International Trade Administrator (Export)

Posted 5 April by Halo Personnel Ltd

International Trade Administrator (Export)

c£18,000.00 per annum DOE

Bradford

The Company:

Our client is based in Bradford and with easy access from Leeds, Halifax, Brighouse and Huddersfield; they work in partnership with businesses of all sizes across the country and internationally. They help businesses develop their overseas presence with international trading by providing support and advice on trade procedures, they also offer relationship management and dispute resolution. They are now looking to recruit an ambitious and driven Administrator to join their International team who will provide export documentation and administration support within the business; in return, they will provide you with an excellent training plan with ongoing support, this will include coaching, feedback and mentoring which will help you progress. This will be an exciting and challenging environment to work in.

Duties:

  • You will be provided with training to become an 'authorised signatory’ for Certificates of Origin where you will be expected to determine origin, closely check and issue certificates under the 'Preference’ and 'Non- preference’ EU Rules of Origin
  • Dealing with all export documentation applications received and liaising with clients to ensure all discrepancies on the documents are resolved in a timely manner to ensure a same day turnaround to meet deadlines
  • Entering data from the export documentation on to the inhouse system
  • Working to courier deadlines you will check, assemble, process and batch-up documents with 100% accuracy
  • Processing 'Certificates of Conformity’ applications and provide administration support to the Field Sales Representative
  • Preparing for exhibitions, seminars, events, receptions and annual dinners and liaising with the events teams and overseeing on the day arrangements
  • Setting up for onsite meetings including arranging refreshments and preparing the rooms
  • Updating and writing Standard Operating Procedures where necessary
  • Maintaining Office systems including hard copies and online filing, purchase order systems
  • Carrying out stock checks and organising new stock where required especially promotional leaflets
  • Creating and maintaining records for accounts, budgeting and contracts
  • Pro-actively carrying out business development telephone calls as a team activity to build relationships with clients and generate new business opportunities (no hard targets, very small part of the position)
  • Maintaining and professional LinkedIn profile and submit weekly material for posting on social media sites

Experience Required:

  • Previous export administration experience is essential, ideally from within manufacturing export, import or logistics
  • International trade related qualifications would be advantageous but not essential

Personal Profile:

  • First-rate time management skills and can prioritise workload
  • It is imperative that you are confident and have excellent communications skills, both verbal and written with experience of presenting to small and large groups of people
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent telephone manner and face to face communication skills
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as and when required
  • Must be a car owner with a full driving licence

Additional Information:

  • One month of Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm followed by one month of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (1 hour for lunch)
  • 25 days holiday
  • Contributory pension
  • Childcare voucher scheme

Required skills

  • Export
  • Export Administration
  • Import Export
  • International Trade

Application question

Do you have experience of export documentation?

Reference: 34831678

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