Ocean Import Administrator

Posted 31 March by Adecco
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Ocean Import Administrator

Full Time

Up to £28,000 per annum dependent upon experience


Adecco have a fantastic opportunity for an ocean import operator/ administrator to work for our well-established client who specialises in high quality service across the transport and logistics sector. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to advance their skillset.

The successful candidate will be responsible for liaising between customers, suppliers and transport companies to ensure efficient deliveries. This will focus on handling ocean import forwarding operations efficiently from start to finish.


  • Managing all aspects of the Ocean freight import or export process
  • Obtaining and communicating (both internally and externally) all necessary information to ensure correct measures are in place and customer needs are met
  • Liaising between suppliers, forwarders and agents to obtain up to date shipment information
  • Ensuring customers are fully informed of the progress of their shipments
  • Providing transport companies with the relevant information to ensure customer delivery requirements are met
  • Ensuring correct documentation is on file and act accordingly as set out in the instructions
  • Maintaining all files ensuring they are costed and billed correctly in accordance with procedures provided by management
  • Covering the export operations when required

Desirable Skills:

  • Forwarding or relevant trade qualification
  • IT Literate & Numerate
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Dangerous Goods (Air & Ocean)

If the above role is of interest, please apply directly or for further questions please call the Adecco team

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Required skills

  • admin
  • supply chain
  • transport
  • customs
  • administration
  • logistics
  • import
  • freight
  • coordinator
  • ocean

Reference: 42374591

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