Job details

Import Administration Assistant

Job reference: 002997

Closing date: 27/09/2019

Salary: £18,000 per annum

Department: Logistics Operations

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Imports team, within the Buying and Merchandising department, as an Import Admin Assistant. 

Imports work with our Merchandisers, overseas suppliers and freight forwarders to transport in and customs clear more than 13 million items over the course of a year. Speed of delivery to the customer, particularly on big selling lines is highly dependant on the efficient running of this department.

The principle duties for this role include:

  • Creating import files
  • Receiving and classifying supplier documents for Customs
  • Preparing Airfreight clearances
  • Keying in Seafreight clearances
  • General admin duties - photocopying, scanning, filing
  • Assisting with payments
  • Checking shipping websites for vessel arrivals

To succeed in this role, you’ll need the following attributes:

  • Educated to minimum GCSE level.
  • Previous admin experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of formulas, pivot & look up tables using MS Excel.
  • Good communication skills
  • Good team player, self motivator and ability to effectively manage own time in order to meet Import department deadlines.


The closing date for this job has now passed.