Administration Assistant

Rate of pay: £10.76 PH.

Job type: initially a 3 month placement however it has the potential to be extended to a 6 month role.

As Administration Assistant you will be responsible for updating and maintaining import / export logs daily with customs information for the UK Business Units.  You will be liaising on a daily basis with our clients approved Customs Brokers to chase up any outstanding customs declaration for import and export shipments in a timely manner.


  • Manage import / export logs for the UK Business Units
  • Liaise with our clients approved customs broker in a timely manor
  • Chase outstanding import / export customs declarations



Able to understand the business needs and drivers

Anticipates the impact of change and rises to the challenge, with the ability to accept risk and uncertainty


Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks

Will set clear, stretching goals and assign responsibilities that bring out the best work from people

Able to define, work within and improve business processes based on immediate and future business needs


Can be counted on to take personal responsibility in challenging situations and be willing to engage in disputes in order to settle them equitably

Can identify the skills required by the business and hire effectively

Energy and Drive

Will dependably achieve what he or she sets out to do, and expects others to do likewise

Personal and Interpersonal

Firm and diplomatic when negotiating

Able to motivate a wide range of individuals, including direct reports, team members, and project members




Knowledge of import invoices and the elements within the invoice

Knowledge of Customs practices

Knowledge of Imports and Exports

Skills, training or special knowledge

Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Office -Excel, Word, Outlook)

Working knowledge of ERP systems



Customs / Trade related Qualifications

Quality Assurance Carry out all duties in accordance with the Quality Assurance procedures and department/area work instructions.

Contribute to general improvements in the quality and key activities of the department/area.

Training Participate in training where required.
Health, Safety and Environment Carry out all duties safely and in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy, Employee Handbook, procedures, training and instruction.

To be safety conscious and report any safety hazards to the HSE representative.

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