Import/Export Clearance Manager

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Company Overview

GEP is a diverse, creative team of people passionate about procurement. We invest ourselves entirely in our client’s success, creating strong collaborative relationships that deliver extraordinary value year after year. Our clients include market global leaders with far-flung international operations, Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises, leading government and public institutions. 

We deliver practical, effective services and software that enable procurement leaders to maximise their impact on business operations, strategy and financial performance. That’s just some of the things that we do in our quest to build a beautiful company, enjoy the journey and make a difference. GEP is a place where individuality is prized, and talent respected. We’re focused on what is real and effective. GEP is where good ideas and great people are recognized, results matter, and ability and hard work drive achievements. We’re a learning organization, actively looking for people to help shape, grow and continually improve us.

Are you one of us?

GEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by law. We are committed to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team.

For more information please visit us on GEP.com or check us out on LinkedIn.com.

What you will do

  • Advises client on trade compliance to ensure that their shipments clear customs with minimum delays and that they are compliant with customs regulations and laws
  • Maximize pre-clearance performance with the accurate and appropriate custom declaration
  • Understand and comply with the regulations and guidelines issued by the customs agency or other government agencies supervising import and export activities
  • Participate and support Customs & other government agencies in their compliance, control/intervention or education programs when appropriate
  • Provide management information and reports as required.
  • Develop a strong relationship with Customs and other government agencies
  • Implement an efficient and compliant clearance procedure in accordance with the regulatory rules/policy
  • Negotiate with customs clearance officials to obtain consistent and transparent decisions on classification of goods, and duty and tax assessments
  • Deal and negotiate with customs officials directly on difficult clearances to ensure that the shipments are released timely and in compliance to the local regulations and policies.
  • Make recommendation on improvements to clearance procedures and/or policies and to streamline these procedures
  • Develop and achieve the appropriate goals and KPI
  • Continuously improve on the clearance process and procedures
  • What you should bring

  • Supply Chain: Knowledge of shipment process, budget management, international trade and taxations
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in international business, finance, or any other related field
  • Experience: 5+ years of experience in handling import/export in the manufacturing industry. Experience of working with customs within transportation, logistics or import/export industry
  • Proficiency in Microsfot Office, ERP/MRP/Replenishment tools
  • Fluency in English language (spoken and written)
  • To apply for this job please visit cz.talent.com.