Import / Export & Team Administrator

Job title: Import / Export & Team Administrator
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Up to GBP 26K per annum
Start date: 05 Nov 2019
Job Reference: 10785
Contact details: Mitsuo Sawai
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Job published: 2 months ago



Import / Export & Team Administrator (Maternity Cover)- 6/7 months




Up to £26,000 per annum


Job profile


A Japanese global trading company is looking for a tam administrator who can work in import / export department.


Role Purpose:


The Import/Export Administrator is responsible for carrying out administrative tasks related to the import and export of produce and managing the shipment of products.


Main Responsibilities:


Import/Export Administration

          Checking shipping documentation.


          Produce commercial export and import documentation.


          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.


Competencies/ Attributes:


         Acts as a team player – Collaborate and support colleagues and peers across the organisation.


         Results oriented and flexible - Be adaptable, able to meet deadlines and to work with all types of individuals based locally or at our overseas branches.


          Self-motivated, commercially oriented and driven individual.


         Communication - Able to build relationships with colleagues across the organisation and provide the support required.


          Able to use own initiative.


         Detail Oriented – Ensure that all information is correct and seek further clarification when information provided is not satisfactory.


          Flexible approach to role responsibilities and able to manage multiple expectations.


          Cross - culturally aware and adaptable.


Key skills and experience required:

          Previous experience in export and imports administration.


          Excellent attention to detail.


          Excellent time management skills and able to work in a fast paced environment.


          Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.


          Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English


          Degree Educated (and/or equivalent level of professional experience)


          Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel).








35 hours per week

Mon – Fri: 09:00am - 05:00pm




Company pension scheme, Medical & Health Insurance, Life Insurance


Starting date


September / October




Eligible to work in the UK without any restriction


About our client


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