Waters is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of an Import Analyst.
As an Import Analyst, you will prepare various international shipping documents such as declaration documentation in accordance with a foreign country’s import/export laws, packing lists and shipping invoices.
You will collate figures and statistics, producing reports for management.
You will have regular contact with Freight Forwarders, communicating cargo despatch information.
You will work closely with customers to ensure all deliveries are prepared in accordance with the customer’s requirements and all documentation is prepared correctly.
You will be involve to provide strategic logistics advice internally to ensure the most cost effective modes of transport are being used to meet delivery deadlines.
You will also be required to resolve any issues, which could result in the shipments being delayed as well as manage both internal and external customers if delays do occur.
Customer service is a vital part of the Import Analyst’s role so as to maintain good relationships and to also help develop partnerships on behalf of the company.
You will be expected to maintain both administrative and accounting records on behalf of the company, which should be in accordance with company policy as well as observing import/export laws.
5 years experience as an Import Analyst.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Logistic.
Clear understanding of commercial practices and understand basic accounting procedures.
Possess technical expertise in all aspects of import/export management, including: classification, licensing, route transactions, valuation, landed costs, country of origin and entry documents.
Strong interpersonal skills and be an excellent communicator in both written and verbal format.
Strong leadership and problem solving skills as well as being highly organised, a team player and a motivator are attributes a successful Import Analyst possesses.
Report writing skills
Be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.