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International Trade Expert

Posted on Mar 27, 2020 by Michael Bailey Associates - UK Contracts

Basel, Switzerland
1 Apr 2020
Annual Salary

Fluent; German & English!

Job Purpose:

  • Ensure all Import and Export activities within Trade operations in Switzerland for the client, client Services and cloient partner are executed according to the Swiss law and compliance.

Major Accountabilities:

  • Assign and maintain correct reliable master data (Customs Tariff Number, Preference Management,
  • Narcotics, Dual Use, etc.) in the system for all commercial and non-commercial materials accordingly
  • Execute import and export customs clearances
  • Ensure and validate the correctness of e-Dec Import Declaration information
  • Ensure correct VAT declaration upon import into Switzerland by applying all necessary valuation guidelines
  • Responsible for the validation and correctness of export authorization and perform the embargo, sanctions, denied party screening to release the shipment
  • As single point of contact for Custom authorities, Budesamt für Gesundheit (BAG), Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Swissmedic
  • Support the client and Friedrich Miescher Institut Basel in foreign trade.

Ideal Background


  • Formal education in technical or business area.
  • Certified International Trade Expert preferred.


  • Fluent in GERMAN + ENGLISH
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in similar Supply Chain role.
  • Experience in customs clearance, trade compliance, international trade and controlled substances.
  • Experience in SAP Sales and Distribution and Foreign Trade Modules are advantage

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 871517285

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