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Shipping/Trade Compliance Supervisor (South-Down)

Northern Ireland (South)
3 months ago


VANRATH are delighted to be recruiting for a Shipping & Trade Compliance Supervisor on behalf of our client a well known manufacturing firm based in County Down. You will manage the day to day activities of the transport department, liaising with freight providers to ensure effective transportation planning


  • Lead departmental operational & admin resource to meet company revenue and customer On Dock commitment’s
  • Coordinate delivery of all orders with appointed freight company’s
  • Manage freight spend against department budgets/forecasts
  • Support management of department suppliers in line with SLA’s
  • Focus on process improvements to drive resource efficiencies and cost reductions
  • Ensure that all department processes and KPI’s are updated
  • Maintenance of Suppliers invoicing process
  • Demonstrate focus on the quality of work produced by Shipping and Trade Compliance teams
  • Maintain an effective internal Trade Compliance audit program including KPI’s
  • Forming and maintaining relationships with appropriate government regulators
  • Ensure 3rd party customs declarations comply with HMRC rules.
  • Completion of internal/external brokerage audits in line with department SOP’s
  • Support all internal/external customs compliance audits.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Support the WAR process in both areas
  • Any other delegated tasks


  • Hold a Third level qualification in Logistics, Supply Chain or Business
  • Have at least 3 years experience in working within global shipping and/or international trade – at least 1 years’ experience in a supervisory role
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Incoterms, Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) and Inward Processing Relief (IPR) regimes.
  • Demonstrate previous experience working with export and import regulations
  • Proficient in use of IT packages, including MS Office


  • Market leading salary
  • Excellent Benefits

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Business Support job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Danielle Toman in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250

Job Reference: DT06042019_1554490812

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