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Trade Compliance & Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   24 June 2020
  • Salary:   £55000 - £75000/annum 25 days leave + matched 5% pension
  • Location:   Gloucestershire
  • County:   Gloucestershire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212143268
  • Company:   CV-Library
Trade Compliance & Logistics Manager

£55,000 - £75,000 depending on experience
25 days leave + matched 5% pension
Full medical cover and life cover

Location: Gloucestershire

Commutable from: Monmouth, Llandog, Walford, Ross-on-Wye, Raglan, Berry Hill, Gloucester, Symonds Yat, Dixton, Clearwell, Coleford, Walford, Lydney, Chepstow, Rockfield area

My client is well established as a major player in the engineering market sector where they design a range of world-class engineered systems. Having successfully recruited for this business for over 3 years and recruited staff from shop-floor to Director level, I can honestly say this is a forward-thinking organisation and a great place to work.

Established for 28 years, this business generates c£60 million annual sales and is bucking the downward trend of the current pandemic. Because of a strategic decision, they are now looking to recruit a Trade Compliance & Logistics Manager to join the team and support the businesses export activities.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email a CV to or call (phone number removed) and from there, I will arrange a time for us to have a confidential call to discuss my client and the role in detail.

The role of the Trade Compliance & Logistics Manager will be as follows:

The role will be brokerage and technical compliance for all exported goods and services as well as inward processing relief
75% of your time will be spent on trade compliance and 25% logistics management
To implement and install all the correct policies & procedures including training with the Sales Teams, Contract Engineers and Despatch Admin Teams
Responsible for managing Incoterms - Responsible for reviewing all imports and exports concerning product classification and tariff codes; the application of appropriate licences, administration and execution of Inward Processing Relief from import notification to export entry; and oversight of attested export documentation such as CoO’s & CoC’s (Certificate of Origin and Certificate of Conformity)
Manage all aspects of Inward Processing including liaising with HRMC
Manage all Intrastat reporting which is a legal monthly obligation for companies who move goods across borders in the EU
Responsible for managing internal controls and external audits thus ensuring the Company meets its obligations concerning Trade Compliance and HMRC reporting
Managing a small team of up to 5 personnel – 1-2-1’s, appraisals, training, development and support/leadership
Manage and review end to end supply chain and the logistics/movement of goods with 3rd party logistics and freight forwarders
Benchmarking and identifying improved contracts/agreements/rates with logistics and freight forwarding companies

The ideal Trade Compliance & Logistics Manager will have the following:

Experienced in Trade & Compliance ideally within engineering, manufacturing or 3PL (3rd party logistics)
You must demonstrate strong working experience in international trade, goods and services and Incoterms
Preferably degree qualified in a business-related discipline, ideally commerce, economics or commercial law
Demonstrable knowledge and application of UK, EU and US import and export controls, global customs regulations and international trade
Operational experience in export/import operations and management of third-party logistics providers
Significant practical experience of ERP systems – ideally SAP

How to Apply:

Please click “apply” or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Recruitment in Leicester on (phone number removed) or please email me an up to date copy of your CV to

ATA Recruitment specialise in technical & engineering positions, so if this particular role is not for you, please do have a look on our website for further potential opportunities which may suit your skills and experience better - If you have the skill, we have the recruitment knowledge and together we can find you your perfect job -

ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and General Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis – for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.

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