** Import & Export Manager **

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Birmingham, West Midlands | Ref: BBBH12825

£35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

Import & Export Manager


£35,000 - £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Role Profile

  • Manage the movement of product into and out of the UK, ensuring all statutory Import Export and Duty Regulations are met
  • Lead the business through the process of becoming an "Authorised Economic Operator" and continue to manage this procedure ensuring compliance
  • Be responsible for the management of Shipping and Freight, negotiating with agents and vendors securing the best prices for the business
  • Manage future changes in Export & Import laws and in local territory practices, ensuring compliance in operating procedures
  • Ensure the team maintains Standard Operating Procedures in the sales department
  • Manage a team of two, Export Administrator and Inside Sales Representative
  • Communicate with the Export, Import and Duty relevant authorities, handling queries and enquiries
  • Support other sales team members, answering customer queries and sales enquiries,
  • Management of the IT system, generating reports and information for other departments of the business

Skills & Experience

  • Degree level education or demonstrable experience,
  • Experience of the "Authorised Economic Operator" accreditation
  • Advanced knowledge of Import & Export regulations,
  • Knowledge of HMRC legislation along with European VAT compliance is preferred
  • Experience of management of Shipping and Freight
  • Management of people would be an advantage but not essential
  • Be very well organised, and have excellent time management and prioritising skills,
  • Be a customer orientated team player
  • Be able to work to a high level of accuracy whilst under pressure
  • Have proven communication and negotiation skills across all levels

Client information

Global engineering & manufacturing organisation with operations across the UK.


£35,000 - £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits

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