Vacancy Details

Customs Manager - £53,485

Customs Manager




** Please note interested candidates MUST have a minimum of 3 years management experience.**

Our client an internationally recognised food retailer is looking for an experienced and accomplished Customs Manager to join their business at a huge period of growth and expansion.

An exciting and challenging opportunity awaits the successful candidate who will be tasked with setting up a brand-new Customs and Excise team.

You will be responsible for:

  • In this role, you will be involved in the management for the completion of assorted HMRC Customs & Excise declarations and assisting the business to ensure it is legally compliant with HMRC Customs & Excise regulations
  • You will lead a team whilst keeping focus on key goals and objectives, working collaboratively to deliver success
  • Provide support to the team on difficult HTS code classifications (using GIR's)
  • Be Buying department facing, supporting in Customs & Excise training to internal colleagues, explaining and engaging
  • Be proactive, plan ahead, anticipate and manage risks

What's in it for you?

  • Be part of a leading international retailer
  • A comprehensive training programme
  • High levels of autonomy and responsibility
  • Problem solving of real business challenges
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Lead and manage a highly competent team

Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum 3 years of management experience, preferably in FMCG
  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in any discipline not required, but highly regarded
  • Proven success in leadership roles
  • Effective communication skills
  • Previous experience and strong understanding within the Category sector will be highly regarded

At Inplace Recruitment we believe it is people that make the business succeed, the right people, expertly placed in the correct positions. We offer a thorough, professional service that is evidenced by our placement success rate.

Please note, due to the extensive number of responses we receive, if you have not heard from us within 7 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.