International Trade Administrator (Import/Export) - Bradford

Sector: Logistics and transport
Region: Yorkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 12/10/2017
End Date: 11/11/2017

International Trade Administrator


Salary: £16k to £18k (Dependent on skills and experience)

Hours: 8am to 4pm/9am to 5pm (additional hours, as and when required) alternate months

Holiday: 25 days

Pension: Contributory

Main job function: To provide documentation and administration support to the International Department.

Essential Experience Required:

* Experience of either: working in manufacturing export, import, logistics, documentary credits section within a bank or international department of a Chamber of Commerce.
* Knowledge of international trade.
* Export processes and procedures.

(Desirable) Qualifications :

* International trade related qualifications.
* NVQ Business Administration or GNVQ in related subject.
* Institute of Export Certificate.
* BCC Authorised Signatory.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

* To be trained to become an 'authorised signatory' for certificates of origin. To be able to determine origin, closely check and issue certificates under the 'Preference' and 'Non- preference' EU Rules of Origin and give advice to exporters.
* Constantly checking for applications for export documents received by email and print.
* Telephoning applicants to ensure all discrepancies on documents are resolved to ensure a same day turnaround and in time to meet the postal deadline.
* Data inputting details of documentation issued to deadlines.
* Checking, assembling, processing and batching-up documents with 100% accuracy to meet courier deadlines.
* Process Certificate of Conformity applications and provide admin support to the field sales representative.
* Prepare for meetings on site including setting-up meeting rooms and prepare refreshments. Meet and greet visitors at all levels of seniority.
* Write and update Standard Operating Procedures where necessary. Devise and maintain office systems, including hard copy and online filing, purchase order system, stocktakes, stocks of promotional leaflets and organise new stock when needed. Create and maintain records for accounts, budgeting and contract purposes.
* Prepare for exhibitions, seminars, events, receptions and annual dinners. Liaison with events teams, overseeing on the day arrangements, quality checking all materials.
* Carry out a minimum of 20 business development phone calls each week, as a team activity to build relationships with clients and generate new business.
* Create and maintain a professional LinkedIn profile.
* Submit weekly material suitable for posting on Twitter.

Training and CPD requirements:

* Successful completion of online certification training programme within 60 days. (Attend the first available residential 2-day certification assessment).
* Becoming an authorised signatory for ATA Carnets, International Import Certificates, Health Certificates, Foreign & Commonwealth documents within 6 months.
* Workshop attendance, on the job coaching and 1:1 tuition in: Incoterms; HMRC Tariff Classification and other relevant areas to provide underpinning knowledge for the role.
* Online certification and document platforms including edge, e-zCert and Astra.
* Undertake appropriate social media training.

If you have the relevant skills and experience required and could be interested in this superb opportunity, please apply ASAP to discuss further.

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