CUSTOMS COMPLIANCE MANAGER

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Job Family: Logistics
Updated At: 2018-08-07

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The main purpose of the position is to oversee, ensure control of & advise all Weatherford facilities in respect of compliance with HMRC, BEIS and any other statutory regulations as well as company policy.

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Develop & implement logistics, customs and compliance procedures, processes & policies in line with regional and global initiatives
  • Lead on-going efforts for establishing and sustaining continuous process improvement
  • Carry out audits on Freight Forwarder invoices as per the Global Trade Compliance guidelines
  • Monitor Customs compliance in respect of current HMRC legislation within Weatherford and implement corrective actions
  • Facilitate the provision of training to Weatherford facilities on all Logistics, Customs and Compliance functions (Tariff, CPC's, Green Light Process)
  • Support Tendering activities in all customs and compliance matters, including but not limited to duties/exemptions/licenses available.
  • Schedule and conduct internal audits as per the Global Trade Compliance guidelines
  • Carry out annual appraisals for direct report(s) in line with Weatherford policies and procedures
  • Monitor trade compliance activities within the UK, including ensuring proper licensing for all exports while maintaining proper documentation of export licenses and/or license exceptions used by the location
  • Ensure any import/export discrepancies are fully investigated and the appropriate notification is sent to HMRC / any other statutory body
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and attitude
  • Ensure that all monthly statutory reporting requirements are processed in a timely manner
  • Participate in meetings/discussions with various internal departments to ensure suitable arrangements are in place for all Weatherford shipments locally, nationally and internationally
  • Undertaking any required training to a satisfactory level of achievement
  • Any other delegated responsibilities as instructed by Line Management within the timeframe specified in a safe and efficient manner to meet business requirements, provided the instruction is reasonable and you are capable and deemed competent to fulfil these
  • Periodic domestic travel required

Knowledge and Skills:

Essential

  • Previous Oil field, Logistics and/or Trade Compliance experience
  • Trade-related/cross-border experience relating to UK.
  • Able to develop and lead others in a team environment
  • Must have good organization skills, and be able to work within strict deadlines.
  • UK Trade Compliance experience - emphasis on Oil and Gas Service Industry
  • Must be accurate, with an eye for detail and have good communication skills

Preferred

  • Strong Quality Assurance experience - with a focus on Oil and Gas Service Industry
  • Well organized and able to manage multiple concurrent tasks
  • Be product, process and systems technically oriented.
  • Hands-on experience in a leadership role driving a culture of change and continuous improvement

Required Experience

Essential

  • Prior working experience of HMRC Procedures and Regulations
  • Prior working experience of Logistics Processes and Procedures
  • The ability to work in a team environment as well as an ability to work unsupervised
  • The initiative to resolve and advise on Logistics & Trade Compliance related issues
  • Demonstrable previous experience in Trade Compliance or related field

Preferred

  • Engineering/Technical or Logistics experience

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must possess a good level of general education of at least Higher level in Mathematics and English
  • Good keyboard and computer skills
  • Flexibility to suit operational requirements
  • Law degree and/or Customs brokerage license is advantageous

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