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Customs Officer

  • Location London
  • Job-type Contract
  • Reference BBBH110723

Customs officer role working for an international retail business based in Kensington.

This role will be focused on the on-going compliance and administration for all import activities for the UK and Ireland operations, across our multiple warehouses and stores. Ensuring customs declarations are made at the right time to minimise potential delays to stock and samples.

Customs Officer's main responsibilities:

  • Prepare import and export customs documentation
  • Ensuring we adhere to HMRC regulations
  • Organise customs entries
  • Ensuring quality control of entries and updating any non-conformances
  • Issue import clearance instructions to clearance agents
  • Ensure customs declarations are accurate and submitted as per HMRC schedule and responses actioned as necessary
  • Check all relevant documents are received, filed and archived in accordance with HMRC guidelines
  • Manage duty relief procedures ensuring full compliance within HMRC guidelines
  • Liaising with Border Force, Trading Standards and Port Health on a daily basis
  • Dealing with Border Force when they conduct visit the ETSF to examine goods
  • Working alongside senior management to develop short and long-term strategy
  • Working with our warehouse team when goods are selected for examination and communicating this within the operations team

Key Requirements for the Customs Officer role:

To be considered for the position you must:

  • Previous experience in a role within customs
  • Be fluent in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Have previous administration experience

If you'd like to be considered for the role please apply now or contact me on