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Customs Systems Analyst (VR/20946)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- Kent -- Dover

Job Type

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Customs Systems Analyst - VR/20946

The Company & Role of Customs Systems Analyst:

Our client, a successful, independent freight forwarder is looking for a Customs Systems Analyst to be based in their Dover or Essex offices. 

The main outline of this role is to review, research and implement customs processes, applications and systems.

Main Duties of the Customs Systems Analyst:

  • Ensuring outcomes are aligned with the digital strategy of the Group for current and future Customs services, with the initial focus on Brexit
  • Investigating existing processes, interacting with Uniserve business units and systems to determine business requirements and specify effective business processes, through improvements in information systems, information and document management, practices, procedures, and organisation change
  • Working closely as part of a delivery team
  • Ensuring changes to requirements are investigated, managed and have the necessary approval prior to the development and implementation cycles
  • Contributing to the development of organisational methods and standards
  • Designing and managing tests of new/updated processes
  • Managing selection and creation of relevant scenarios for testing and ensures that tests reflect realistic operational business conditions
  • Ensuring tests and results are documented, reported to stakeholders and are available for specification of user instructions
  • Providing systems guidance and training to users to ensure that the system is used in an appropriate manner
  • Monitoring benefits against what was predicted in the business case to support ROI analysis
  • Identifying and managing risk to delivery of changes
  • Supporting Customs operations by reporting on compliance to processes and data quality and ensure that customer digital expectations are being met
  • Researching of market trends for commercial and Government Customs digital solutions initiates, and offerings are
  • Continually review of internal customs operations processes to streamline and make use of latest technology to reduce manual interaction

Essential Skills and Experience for the role of Customs Systems Analyst:

  • Use and knowledge of customs clearance systems
  • Knowledge of HMRC systems chief and CDS
  • Knowledge of community system providers (CSP)
  • Understanding of customs application set up and integration
  • Database and document management
  • Integration with other systems such as FMS, WWS, TMS and AMS

In Return for the position of Customs Systems Analyst:

You will receive a salary depending on experience.

If you’re interested in the position of Customs Systems Analyst, click apply now, or mail our Shipping Team shipping@redrecruit.com

Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with prominence in the Shipping and Freight industry, covering road, sea and air freight imports and exports as well as other associated sectors.  We provide an expert consultative, ‘project managed’ approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate.  Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruit’s mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression.  We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs.  Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience.  

The types of vacancies within the shipping industry that we specialise in include the following: sea freight, road freight, air freight, deep sea, TIR freight, trailer freight, freight forwarder, FCL, LCL, part load, full load, groupage, customs clearance, customs entries, CNS, Destin8, Impatex, CHIEF, NES, ASM GEMS, MultiFreight, DataFreight, NVO and NVOCC.

If you have current or recent experience within the shipping or freight forwarding industry then please contact us to see if we can assist you finding your next career move.