Export Shipping Administrator

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Published 3 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Katie Doyle
Job Ref XSADCR_1550857732

Job Description

Export Shipping Administrator



Salary DOE

Grafton Recruitment is currently recruiting for an Export Shipping Administrator on a MAT cover contract.

This role is located in Belfast as part of a Global Shipping Company offering export and import container shipping services worldwide.

Working within a busy shipping office the role will involve managing shipments for Northern Ireland Export Companies to the EU and Global destinations.

This is a challenging role that will require excellent skills in multi-tasking, high levels customer service and attention to detail ensuring shipments are processed on time in accordance with the Company procedures.

The Role:

  • Managing client export bookings
  • Processing various types of export documentation
  • Communicating with direct clients, freight forwarders and suppliers
  • Providing vessel schedules, transits and routing's
  • Working as part of the export team ensuring export shipments processed on time
  • Ongoing customer service and strong communications skills
  • Creating, inputting and updating exports shipments via internal I.T. systems
  • Communicating within our global network of offices using Outlook, Skype

Essential Criteria:

  • 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) at grade C or above to include Maths and English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Customer service experience gained within the business sector.
  • Confident and the ability to work under pressure with excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent I.T. skills Office365, Outlook, Skype, Excel, Word etc
  • Good time management, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience within shipping industry and / or Freight forwarding.
  • Experience in a similar export documentation role
  • Good general knowledge of global shipping trade routes - destinations.
  • Experience of deep-sea container

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If you meet the essential criteria for this role please attach your CV for the attention of Katie Doyle.

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