Customs Import Manager – Harwich, United Kingdom

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Job Overview


DSV is looking to recruit a Customs Import Manager based in Harwich. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company committed to providing quality, innovative value and logistics services. The person we are looking for must be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high job quality.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a busy customs team.

We are looking for a person who can add extra quality to our already highly skilled team and be able come up with alternative solutions to challenges and problems whilst at the same time working under pressure.

The Import Customs Manager will be expected to lead the Customs team to deliver department objectives and KPIs. A self-starter who is able to convey and implement their own vision to drive the team. Be able to create a culture that focuses on employees’ strengths through training and development. Have full responsibility for UK Customs processes and declarations.


An excellent understanding of HMRC regulations for international Exports, Imports and Transit

Proven track record and experience in International Operations essential

Lead inspire and develop a dynamic Customs team

Ensure all Customs declarations and processes are completed within a timely manner to avoid delays to international parcels for both exports and imports

Ensure Customs declarations are compliant with HMRC regulations

Deliver key Customs KPI’s on time as required

Lead and assist with the implementation of new operational processes in-line with the development of International services and products

Provide recommendations and implement Customs processes and simplifications

Liaise with and maintain an excellent working relationship with HMRC and Border Force on Customs matters and enquiries


Previous experience in this role.

Relevant qualifications in relation to the position

Computer literate

Excellent communication skills

Must be competent in Word, Excel, PowerPointFlexible to working hours and travel


A role in a successful, dynamic company

Be a part of a strong team of performance driven colleagues

Competitive salary

Great future career prospects for advancement

A professional working environment


Do you want to be part of something 55,000 times bigger than you?

That’s how many colleagues you’ll have on a journey towards connecting the world and making your mark.

We believe that people are able to achieve their potential if they take ownership of their own career. That’s why we’ll give you every opportunity to do just that.

People are at the core of who we are – the drive, talent and devotion they bring to the table every day are what make DSV the exciting place it is. It’s a dynamic and fast-moving environment with rapid decisions at every level – where ambition meets teamwork in an effort to face challenges, succeed, move forward and make a difference. We care about your opportunity to influence the path of your career, whether you want to advance locally or look for adventures abroad. With a massive global reach and offices in more than 80 countries, the opportunities are plenty.

If you have the right drive, the right talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore the reach of your potential.

We are freight forwarders, salespeople, accountants, forklift drivers, IT engineers, specialists and countless others – and we all made the choice to forward our careers.

Join us and forward your career at DSV.

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