Global Import/Export Trade Administrator

  • Salary:
    £27,500 p.a.
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  • Vacancy Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Closing Date:
    19 October 2021

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Joanne Eccles

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Global Trade Import/Export Compliance Administrator

£27,500 p.a.


We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.


We have several opportunities for Import/Export specialists to work on an important project.  The posts are initially offered on a 2 year contract but with the very real possibility of a permanent contract.



The Role


The main purpose of the role is to carry out Customs import and export operational activities in line with recognized International regulations and standards


You will act as primary contact for Global colleagues, Freight Forwarders, Customs Brokers and Suppliers providing support in all matters relating to the end to end operational activities of Customs import/export compliance including, but not limited to:


  • Import and export Customs clearance activities
  • Collection, audit and remediation of Customs documentation
  • Relationships with Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders, Customs Authorities and internal stakeholders


Please refer to the full job description attached.


About you


You will need previous experience working in an import/export environment and you should be familiar with Supply Chain/Logistics processes and International Trade Systems and associated software.


You will possess a good working knowledge of:


  • Customs import/export formalities
  • Application of the Incoterms Rules©
  • HS code classification
  • Country of Origin determination (FTA)


A working knowledge of SAP is preferable


The key to our work is our colleagues, whose shared commitment enables us to have an ever-greater impact. We are a united, vibrant, and respectful global community of people, and we ensure that every individual is recognised, listened to, and cared for. And because our impact is amplified when our people are empowered, we give everyone the opportunity to develop in their own way. Whether you want a career that's linear, or want to follow your own path, we'll support you, and help give you the resources and training you'll need to be bold and take ownership of what you do.


The closing date for application is 19th October and interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible


Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role.




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