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International Trade Assistant

Undisclosed Company
£36000 - £48000 per annum + Superb Company Benefits
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Well established Global Company with a portfolio of businesses and commodities is growing their London office - will you be their new International Trade Assistant?

Based at Canary Wharf you be joining a small team with ambitious growth plans - a warm welcome awaits you.

What does the role involve?

Working closely with Traders to oversee operations relating to Contracts, payment, Documents, Coordination of cross-trade shipments with Suppliers/Customers/Ship.

Ensuring that all obligations arising from the contract are carried out, and that any necessary requirements are complied with and ensure adherence to Sanctions compliance and any local regulations.

Acting as the contact point between the operation teams of customers and suppliers during co-ordination and ensure smooth communication and operation of shipments and avoid unnecessary additional shipment costs.

Monitor vessel movements by working closely with the shipping operations team.

Processing Letter of Credit (LC): issuing LCs to suppliers, reviewing the LC from buyers, presenting the LC documents to negotiating bank, and Submitting the LC documents to issuing bank.

Assist Traders to accomplish the KYC procedure for new deals.

Ensure that all Operational Information is saved on company's systems in timely fashion and ensure that adequate records are kept.

Who are you?

Experienced in the above.

Hands-on and diplomatic.

Aware of professional environments and particularly Asian working culture.

Prepared to work to different time zones and travel for extended periods of time to Asia or elsewhere.

Fluent in English listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Graduated with Business management, Accounting or other Business Management related.

Good understanding of international trade.

Strong organisational skills with attention to detail.

Good communication skills, cross-departmental coordination and integration of external resources.

Core Attributes:
Willingness to learn.
Positive attitude, responsible and honest.

Salary: Dependent on experience.

Hours: Monday- Friday 9.00am to 6.00pm. Some out of office hours will be needed in day-to-day role at times and overseas travel is required for the role.

Benefits: Group Health Insurance, Afternoon tea (once a week), snack bar in office, Health Check (once a year), Company Trip, Monthly Team Bonding, Pension Contribution, Sick pay, Performance Bonus and (currently) Badminton!

Start date: June so don't delay in applying. Interviewing this week and potentially Saturday!

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