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Job Req Number:  82860
Time Type: Full Time

Customs Compliance Specialist Fixed Term Contract



A position for a Customs Compliance Specialist has become available at DSV, location TBC. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company committed to providing quality, innovative value, and logistics services. 



To support the Customs Compliance Lead and Customs Compliance Managers in supporting all 3 divisions (Road, Air & Sea and Solutions) within DSV in all levels of customs activity. The Customs Compliance Specialist will be responsible for facilitating the compliance of import and export activities relating to the business, through audit activity, in accordance with all national and international regulations and controls. The candidate will be driving a high level of customs compliance and ensuring that all DSV custom compliance policies are adhered to. 


  • Completion of customs compliance audit activity, providing feedback to the 3 DSV divisions 

  • Creation and distribution of monthly audit report 

  • Arranging clearance of goods into the UK as appropriate – issuing full customs clearance instructions to the agent (including Commercial Couriers) to allow for the goods' timely clearance into the UK and where necessary, authorizing payment/suspension of applicable duties/taxes 

  • Transit – NCTS – managing transit holds, cancellations, undischarged transits, inbound transit issues 

  • Providing customs support across the 3 DSV divisions 

  • Logging and actioning HMRC correspondence, including Statistical queries 

  • Managing user access for customs software and Government Gateway 

  • Approve requests to use DSVs Excise Movement Guarantee 

  • Supporting the issuance of security access cards 

  • Ensuring that, where required, any import and/or export permits/licences are in place to allow for the smooth movement of goods into and out of the UK 

  • Maintaining all supporting customs documentation for import and export consignments, completing all relevant HMRC returns, where required 

  • Assisting with all relevant HMRC, HM Government and corporate/internal audits as required 



  • Experience in a Trade Compliance, Customs Compliance or freight forwarding, logistics, import/export orientated role 

  • Knowledge of Customs regulations (desirable) 

  • Experience in customs entries (desirable) 

  • Customs Warehouse experience (desirable) 

  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Outlook, Excel, Word) 

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and KPIs 

  • Willingness to learn 

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal 


What can we offer you? 

  • Competitive Salary Package and an opportunity to be a part of and grow within a driven and successful company, with a team of 75,000, operating in over 95+ countries. 

  • Be part of a company that has strong ambitions and targets for sustainability initiatives, both internally and externally. Please click on link** at the bottom of the page for further details on how DSV is working towards these targets.  

  • Be part of a company that has strong company values, to find out more about DSV, including our Values, click the link at the bottom of the page***. 

  • In addition, we can offer access to a selection of employee benefits, such as: 

  • 25 days Annual Leave Entitlement, increasing with length of service. 

  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme for Ultra-Low Emissions Cars 

  • Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme 

  • Employee Assistance Programme, for support with physical and mental wellbeing, including access to GPs for you and your dependents. 

  • LifeWorks App to gain to cashback and discounts on high street and online brands. 

  • Life Insurance and which includes access to expert probate support. 

  • Eyecare Voucher Scheme 


DSV Careers 

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DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of approximately 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.

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