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Compliance Manager - Birmingham (West Brom, Sutton, Solihull, Halesowen circle)

Aerospace - Logistics Incl. Warehouse and Planning
Ref: 1271 Date Posted: Monday 26 Oct 2020
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Compliance Manager is required to join a global manufacturer of high performance, engineered solutions for the Aerospace, Commercial Transportation and Oil & Gas Industries. As a Compliance Manager you will report directly to the financial controller with responsibility for all aspects of import/export operations and internal compliance program by working closely with various internal and external stakeholders

This is a permanent, full time position offering an annual salary of £45,000 - £50,000 alongside benefits including, private health care and a pension scheme of up to 10% employer contribution.

As a Compliance Manager your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Accountable for maintenance of Import/Export internal procedures
  • Development and management of regular, internal Import/Export audits
  • Setting import/export instruction restrictions to customs agents and monitor compliance with customs and foreign trade regulations (import and export)
  • Responsible for reviewing and approving all import and export entries
  • Ensuring import matrix is accurate and up to date.
  • To provide expert advice to stakeholders on tariff classification and license requirements (import and export)
  • Management of all import/export licences including application process to HMRC and ECO
  • Ensuring conformance to IP suspension authorization, CFSP authorization and Customs Warehouse authorization
  • Ensuring compliance with AEO authorization incl audits
  • Responsible for preparation of IPR claims (bills of discharge)
  • Dealing with audits and queries from HMRC
  • Leading Brexit preparations
  • Support the training of team members as required
  • Responsible for timely completion of all EXIM and Finance ASATs


To be successful in the position of Compliance Manager, you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Significant experience in International Transportation/Logistics/Customs Compliance/import/export regulations required
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of the UK and EU trade Compliance regulations.
  • A professional qualification in Customs Import/Export or International Trade - Advantageous
  • AEO and IPR knowledge and experience
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication/negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team in a pressurised environment
  • Computer literate in MS tools such as Excel, Word, Outlook etc.

This position is based in Birmingham and is easily accessible from Solihull, Coleshill, Saltley, Sparkhill and Marston Green,

If you are seeking a new career opportunity as a Compliance Manager, and believe you meet the above requirements, please apply immediately.

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace and World Class manufacturing sectors

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa