Ocean import clerk

Posted 28 December 2021 by Sterling Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Ocean Import Clerk

£22,000 -£29,000

Ocean Import Clerk - Responsibilities

  • To have good knowledge of all aspects of Ocean (LCL & FCL& NES) Imports from point of origin to destination
  • To know and understand, Customs and Excise procedures and regulations
  • Good Knowledge of customs entries and all aspect of Sea import / documentation / bookings/ deliveries/quoting etc
  • To have full knowledge of all INCO terms as appropriate to Imports
  • To work with the customer to provide the best service available within the time constraints provided
  • Provide quotations to customers
  • To create a relationship with Customers and Suppliers
  • To be commercially aware of the cost of the service and ensure profit margins are met
  • Liaise by telephone/email / with shipping lines/customers and other Departments and Suppliers
  • To understand billing and costing procedures and answer invoice queries
  • To operate within the company credit policy at all times
  • General administration duties
  • Other duties that may be deemed the responsibility of the job holder

Ocean Clerk - Requirements

  • Educated to a good standard of English & maths
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience with a freight forwarder
  • Proven experience in managing end to end processes within the shipping industry
  • Ability to be flexible and a willingness to become involved in all aspects of the Department as and when necessary
  • Computer conversant in basic applications incl MS Office/Word & Excel
  • Effective communication skills (verbal & written) with colleagues, clients & suppliers
  • Excellent Commercial awareness and ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Export experience an advantage but not essential

Reference: 41181878

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