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Ocean & Air Import Operator

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    £30000 - £35000 per annum

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    Matt Marsh

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    about 1 month ago

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The Position: Import Account Manager - Air & Sea
Location: Bradford
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 DOE.
Additional Benefits: Company Pension and 25 days holiday + BH

The Company:
Our Client are an international freight forwarder who have been trading in global logistics movements for over a decade. They are a dedicated family orientated business where their staff are our their biggest asset. The staff are the key to the success of the business.

The Role:
Due to growth and expansion plans they currently have a vacancy for an Import Account Manager to join this friendly and dynamic team of freight operators.

You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of your clients. The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of industry experience within the air and sea transport industry and knowledge of HMRC systems and regulations.
Applicants will ensure they have fantastic people skills proving they can communicate with all parties. Excellent communication is essential to customers and suppliers.
Through 2020 and in 2021 the company has grown to provide excellent benefits and employment security to its staff.

Essential Requirements:

Minimum five years of industry experience within the freight forwarding industry. Managing air and
sea freight shipments from start to finish.
Handle FCL and LCL sea freight shipments with good knowledge of all incoterms
HMRC knowledge of all import and export regulations and systems knowledge to achieve clients'
Ability to complete customs entries and have knowledge of CNS, MCP systems. Croft Cargo uses
Sequoia and Boxtop forwarding systems.
Day to day experience in looking after customers' requirements and expectations and managing
queries when required. Handle daily bookings from overseas agents, look after client's delivery
bookings, clearance requirements, invoicing and cost control.
Daily, weekly and monthly reporting to line managers with regards to shipment status.
Work with our sales team to ensure smooth relationships with sea and air carriers and ensure the
best price and service from suppliers.
Maintain supplier relationships but also look for new suppliers to add and provide to the croft cargo
Will provide holiday cover to operations team when required.
Grow the operations by dealing with new potential clients and securing new business wins from the
sales team when required.
Must have excellent Microsoft office skills
Progression opportunities for the right candidate

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