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Trade Compliance Officer

Department:  Finance
City:  Shanghai
Location:  CN

INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

To assist in the delivery of the Trade Compliance Strategy and ensure day to day compliance with cross border requirements 

RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Product classification – assist preparing the business for a separate UK customs tariff. 
•    Assist with Trade Compliance IT projects to help mitigate against the impact of Brexit. 
•    Reviewing and updating SOPs. 
•    Processing data on certification for ME and Russia Countries
•    Liaising with internal teams - Sourcing and Global Logistics to ensure consistent and accurate flow of information.
•    Keeping our document repository update for audit purposes
•    Liaise with third parties including DC operator, customs agent and carriers to improve data accuracy and resolve customs compliance issues. 
•    Prepare reports to assist with customs compliance and the swift flow of goods.
•    Oversee courier imports (UPS, Fedex, DHL) and provide clearance instructions including commodity codes, CPCs, and other import restrictions.
•    Troubleshoot ad-hoc customs clearance issues for the EMIEA region and any other admin tasks assigned.
•    Helping the Trade Compliance co-ordinators and specialists with Special shipments to leave in a timely manner  
•    To assist the team in other admin tasks and new projects where needed

PERSONAL PROFILE

Good academic qualifications    

•    Basic understanding of international trade, import duties, commodity codes, incoterms, customs warehousing preferred
•    Some experience of logistics preferred 
•    Good administrative skills
•    Basic use of SAP preferred
•    Intermediate excel skills
•    Good standard of English 
•    Ability to work in a team as well as being confident to work independently
•    Strong communication skills
•    Strong attention to detail
•    Demonstrates initiative and drive to meet deadlines and work in a diverse environment
•    Basic Italian language preferred 
 


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