Technical Administrator

Our client is seeking to appoint an experienced Administrator with strong IT skills and accuracy. You will work well to deadlines and enjoy a varied role where attention to detail is paramount!

You will join a small team and boast strong all-round administration skills and excellent communication skills and be used to working to deadlines. 

  • NG2, accessible via public transport
  • Full time, Permanent 
  • £18,500 - £20,000 per annum 


Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Submit accurate weight details into terminal web portals and record exceptional data.
  • Accurately process bill of lading documents.
  • Prepare and send customs/shipping instructions to meet deadlines.
  • Track and record various vessel deadlines using web portals and information from carriers.
  • Complete information to process transfer between UK and China systems.
  • Liaise with carriers on any queries arising from incorrect or incomplete documentation.
  • Run reports and maintain excel spreadsheets to ensure all data is submitted correctly.
  • Building good relations with all supplier and carrier contacts through written and verbal communication.
  • Processing of supplier and transport invoices and preparing for VAT return.

Essential competencies:

  • Strong computer skills, with a focus on speed and a high-level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload in accordance with commercial demands.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Good problem-solving skills, and a willingness to fully investigate problems to a resolution.
  • Excellent customer service skills, for both internal and external customers.
  • Cost conscious in general business costs, and additional costs incurred due to logistical issues.

Desirable competencies:

  • Previous shipping or logistics experience