Customs Manager - Development

West Midlands, Birmingham
£45000 - £50000 per annum + dependant on experience
Closing date
19 Apr 2021

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Customs Manager - Development

12 Months Temporary

£40,000 - £45, 000 dependant on experience

Birmingham / WFH

We have an immediate temporary position for a Customs Development Manager to lead, review and enhance the processing of UK-EU import export processes for our clients business units. You will oversee day to day execution of customs processes and developing / implementing in collaboration an enhanced future state.

What you will need to do:

  • Lead day to day execution of UK import / export processes for customers, suppliers and intercompany flows between UK & EU, across 5 business units and 4 SAP EPR systems.
  • Account manage contracted customs brokers, establish service level agreements, drive, monitor and report performance KPIs.
  • Develop and implement post Brexit European customs strategy with colleagues from central logistics team and EU counterparts.
  • Review current set up, recommend and implement improvements that enhance compliance, service and cost.

What we need for you:

  • Experience of gaining and maintaining AEO accreditation.
  • Previous knowledge of SAP EPR systems.
  • Experience of Inward processing / Bonded warehouse process / Return Goods.
  • Team Player - Ability to work remotely / office but bring together a number of sites across many locations and different ERP systems.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of key aspects within the Logistics industry.
  • Excel and PowerPoint presentation skills - to advanced level.
  • Must hold a Full UK Driving Licence


This is your chance to join AkzoNobel - a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals.

Home to well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka; AkzoNobel supplies industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and sustainable technologies that are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, over 47,000 people work for AkzoNobel across 80 countries worldwide – and this is your chance to join them. Take a look at the roles we're currently recruiting for on their behalf below.

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