Customs Clearance Agent Level 3 Apprenticeship at LV Shipping Limited

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Customs Clearance Agent Level 3 Apprenticeship

The ideal candidate will have a passion for logistics and customs.

You will be completing a range of duties and no two days will be the same, some of the tasks you will be completing are listed below:

  • Produce export and import customs clearance preparation and transmission
  • Checking, advising or applying for import/export licences as required
  • Liaison with all Customs departments, including departments with specific responsibility, e.g Port Health etc.
  • Assistance and guidance to customers with tariff classification needs
  • Answering any Customs queries
  • Receive documents and shipment notifications, reference jobs within internal systems
  • Provide correspondence to customers via the appropriate method
  • Provide correspondence to Suppliers via an appropriate method
  • Ensure import Duty/Vat payments are billed out and funds collected within agreed timescales
  • Use Port Community Systems (Destin8 / CNS)
  • Update tracking schedules where necessary/appropriate
  • Provide clearance notifications to customers where necessary/appropriate
  • Carry out any other reasonable task as may be allocated by your line or a senior manager
  • At all times ensure compliance to LV HSSQE systems and procedures. Ensure the safety of yourself and others around you. Be aware of trade compliance regulations, multilateral trade regimes, dual-use requirements, know your customer

Training to be provided

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills maths & English, if required

Desired skills

  • Excellent time keeping skills
  • Good communication and teamwork skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Great customer service

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude and reliable
  • Can work under pressure
  • Attention to detail and customer-focused
  • Exhibits passion and enthusiasm over work
  • Interested in logistics 

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths and English A*-C / 9-4 or equivalent

Future prospects

  • This is a 18-month contract with the opportunity to progress within the company

About LV Shipping Limited

The LV Shipping & Transport Group was established in 1921 in the Netherlands under the name J. Lensveld & Zonen B.V. The family company started with horse and carriage and traded in transport, road building, sand and rubbish skips. The head office is still located in Vlaardingen, the Netherlands.

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