Export Manager Job in Christchurch

Our client are a very successful, well established, and team spirited business in Christchurch. Their success has been recognised with various awards for exceptional work in their industry having worked on many projects around the UK and across the world. They are recruiting an exciting new Export Manager role, where you will work closely with sales, contracts, and logistics, as well as assist with many aspects of the export activities which are key to their ongoing success and growth. You will play an integral part in that success. You will have previous experience in a commercial export role, some knowledge or experience of overseas markets, or come from an international trade finance or shipping background. Training and mentoring will be provided to build on strong experience already gained. Educational study support would also be considered for the right candidate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complying with all relevant Company Health, Safety and Environmental policies
  • To be responsible for ensuring the company trades in compliance with regulations affecting international trade, such as: export licencing controls and sanctions
  • Liaising with government departments, agencies, professional bodies, and clients to ensure compliance
  • Keeping up to date with international affairs and events which might impact on export trading strategies
  • Carrying-out due diligence checks on third parties to verify their veracity
  • With use of the Company’s standard forms, negotiating and administering third party agreements, such as sales agency agreements
  • Reviewing and helping negotiate the terms of conditions for export sales contracts
  • Being able to advise and negotiate terms for payment, including instruments such as Letters of Credit
  • Being the source of reference in the Company for international trade related matters
  • Assisting with load planning and programming of export shipments
  • Being able to carry out basic freight cost calculations and being aware of freight forwarding procedures and standard forms of export shipping documentation
  • Occasionally travelling to visit countries, they trade with

Minimum Skills and Experience:

  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent communicator
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good team worker – working well with others to find solutions
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent and beneficial long-term relationships

Salary and Benefits:

  • £DOE per annum
  • 25 days holiday a year, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Opportunity for enrolment into the company shares scheme
  • Working hours of Monday – Friday 8.15 am – 5.00 pm
  • Onsite parking

This Export Manager Job in Christchurch would suit candidates with commercial export and logistics background.

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Suzanne Hayter
Suzanne has been working in commercial recruitment in the Dorset area for almost 12 years. She is very passionate about her work and dedicated about going the extra mile to place the right candidate with the right company.

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