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Customs Team Leader - EU Language Speaking

Job Title: Customs Team Leader - EU Language Speaking
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dover
Salary: 30000-40000
REF: 21045
Contact Name: Austin Butterfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Customs Team Leader - Dover -  VR/21045
The Company & Role:
Our client, a leading logistics companies, are currently looking to recruit a Customs Team Leader for their team in Dover. The successful candidate must have customs and supervisory experience.
A EU foreign language is a distinct advantage also.  
Duties of the Customs Team Leader:
· Proactively supervise the customs department effectively 
· Effectively manage the day to day operations of the department in the absence of the Customs Manager 
· Ensuring compliance of standard operating procedures for Customs & AEO processes 
· Responding to requests for customs services providing effective & efficient solutions to facilitate adherence to operational & service deadlines 
· Collaboration with internal customers to maximise synergies & promote cross team, branch interactions & communications 
· Direct liaison with the Customs Manager, customers & Customs authorities such as HMRC & other agencies including, but not limited to, Border Force & DEFRA 
· Support HMRC AEO audits, internal AEO monitoring activities & HMRC assurance events
· Support the department to resolve day to day issues and queries 
· Absence management & recording 
Requirements of the Customs Team Leader:
· Good knowledge of Third country customs regulations
· Good comprehension of Customs procedures & formalities
· Knowledge of & familiarity with UK CHIEF system & proprietary software systems 
· Familiar with Microsoft Office programs & DataFreight - Desirable
· Excellent problem solving & analysis skills 
· Attention to detail & high levels of accuracy 
· Excellent communication skills 
· Supportive & coaching capabilities 
In Return for the role of Customs Team Leader:
You will receive a salary depending on experience & the opportunity to grow in a forward thinking company.