Ocean Import Clerk

Location
Merseyside
Salary
GBP22000 - GBP23000 per annum +
Posted
04 Sep 2017
Closes
04 Oct 2017
Ref
13855962/001
Contact
Kieran Grundy
Specialist Area
Logistics
Job Level
Graduate, Planner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Ocean Import Clerk will provide administrative support in the operations department and provide support in managing all global shipments from their office in Merseyside.

Client Details

A well recognised shipping line with a number of offices in the UK and worldwide.

Description

The role of the Ocean Import Clerk:

  • Primary point of contact for all requirements originating from clients and completing the transactions from start to final delivery and clearing.
  • Organise collection and freight from the country of origin to the destination.
  • Creating new relationships (and maintain/strengthen with existing) suppliers to obtain competitive pricing and improved payment terms.
  • Create and send import documentation according to the requirements of the transaction.
  • Ensure compliance in all elements of shipment, i.e. necessary documents, checks, approvals and certificates.

Profile

The successful Ocean Import Clerk:

  • Previous work experience in international trade (Import experience is desired but not essential)
  • Understand relevant shipping documentation
  • Have a desire to progress and keen to develop
  • Has experience of working for a freight forwarder is highly desirable

Job Offer

Salary: £20k - £23k

Hours: Monday - Friday (09:00 - 17:30)

Location: Merseyside

Opportunity: Excellent opportunity for a well recognised shipping line