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Import/Export Administratorref: HM42896
Sector Shipping / Logistics
Type Full-time, Temp/Contract/Project
Location London - City
Salary £24000 - 26000 / Year
Established blue-chip international trading company based in the City seeks an IMPORT/EXPORT ADMINISTRATOR for an initial fixed-term 6-7 month contract.
Salary will be up to £26k, depending on experience. Ideally to start September/October 2019.


• Administrative tasks related to the import/export of food products and managing their shipment
• Check shipping documents
• Create invoices
• Input invoices, purchases and sales on accounting system
• Ensure the delivery of products to large international retailers on time.
• Resolve any issues that arise during the export or import of products; work closely with port authorities.
• Monitor products and ensuring on time delivery.
• Correspond with suppliers and customers, respond to enquiries.
• Completion of import and export documentation accurately.
• Manage the full transaction cycle.
• Arrange and update internal reports & lists.
• Other ad hoc duties as required from time to time.


• Good team player – collaborate and support colleagues and peers across organisation
• Results-oriented and flexible; adaptable, able to meet deadlines and work with all types of individual based locally or at overseas branches
• Self-motivated, commercially oriented and driven individual
• Communication –able to build relationships with colleagues across the organisation and provide support required
• Detail oriented – ensure all information is correct and seek further clarification when information provided is not satisfactory
• Cross-culturally aware and adaptable

Key skills and experience required

• Previous experience in import/export administration
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK as the Company is not able to support visa applications