Shipping Export Officer

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  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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  • Salary:

    £15.50 - £17.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Critch

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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To liaise and work closely with our export control team, local customs officers and freight forwarders. To deliver a benchmark shipping service to the business

Role requirements:

  • Timely delivery of products in line with project demands
  • Creation, completion and management of documentation required to effect export deliveries, to include, transport documents, hazardous goods notes, customs formalities etc
  • Topicality of Import, Export and Transport Registers
  • Liaise with transport both UK and International
  • Undertake Imports and report Intrastats as required
  • Promotion of functional excellence
  • Maintain topicality with all transport legislation up to and including prohibited weapons level
  • Identify process improvements to create an efficient and cost-effective service
  • Day to day knowledge of all movements from site

Key Skills:


  • Detailed knowledge of Shipping legislation
  • Export Control business expertise
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness of approach, and good record keeping
  • Capable of liaising with Engineers, Supply Chain, Management and the Export Control Regulators
  • Ability to adapt style of communication to ensure effective delivery of service


  • Familiar with Export Control Licence Application within the UK and US
  • Good communication skills
  • Builds relationships with stakeholders to gain trust and mutual respect
  • Clear communication skills
  • Good time management, planning and organisational skills
  • Collaborative skills, team player
  • Strength of character not to deviate from process when other demands conflict.