CUSTOMS COMPLIANCE MANAGER

Recruiter
Weatherford
Location
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 May 2019
Closes
17 May 2019
Ref
3524785
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Purpose
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
QHSE Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment
  • Apply Weatherford, and where appropriate Client Company's, Quality, Health, Safety & Environment Policy and Safety Management Systems
QUALIFICATIONS
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
  • Hands-on experience in a leadership role driving a culture of change and continuous improvement
  • Be product, process and systems technically oriented
  • Well organized and able to manage multiple concurrent tasks
Required Education :
Essential
  • Must possess a good level of general education of at least Higher level in Mathematics and English
  • Good keyboard and computer skills
  • Clean Driving License
  • Flexibility to suit operational requirements
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
  • Law degree and/or Customs brokerage license
Personal Qualities:
  • Ability to work as part of a team towards achieving shared objectives.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload.
  • Adaptable and Flexible to accommodate operational requirements.
  • Able to work under time constraints and meet deadlines in a professional manner.
  • Capable of using own initiative and working at times unsupervised

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