Senior declarant

40 hours/week
€3800 - €4500 per month

Want to be part of one of the largest logistics organizations in the world as a declarant? Where processes are tightly arranged and you as an employee come first. As a senior declarant (assistant) do you want to coach declarants, participate in projects and handle more complex matters within a stable customs team? Don't miss this opportunity and apply today!

What will you do in the position of senior declarant?

The Customs Air department at the Schiphol-Rijk office currently consists of 12 enthusiastic employees. In the position of Senior Declarant you are responsible for the customs technical handling with regard to the import, export and transit of goods in accordance with the legal regulations and the customer's order. You are the 1st point of contact for the team in case of operational problems and escalation towards the Supervisor Customs. You keep the team informed of the most recent developments in the customs field. You also participate in the general activities of the department and support the team where necessary. You will be given the space within the team to learn and to bring in your own initiatives in order to develop yourself. You work at our branch in Schiphol-Rijk and report to the Supervisor Customs Air.

Your main tasks:

  • Taking care of all occurring declarations for import, export and transit;
  • All occurring activities with regard to goods movements under NVWA supervision;
  • Supervising the timely clearing of NCTS and AGS export documents;
  • Supervising the stock management of the RTO through the use of PGTS;
  • Proactively speaking, giving advice and proposing solutions to both internal and external stakeholders in the event of changes in the customs technical area;
  • Providing internal controls by implementing customs legislation in the context of the compliance framework;
  • Weekly consultation with the team about the work, details and deviations and making proposals for improvement;
  • Participate in projects to improve existing processes. Take the initiative in identifying and suggesting improvement projects.
  • Preparing, following up and correctly handling requests and objections;
  • Drafting and checking the required permissions

About the client

Geodis is one of the largest Supply Chain organizations in the world. As part of SNCF Logistics, Geodis is No. 1 in France and No. 4 in Europe. With more than 40,000 professionals, we are present in 67 countries and have a global network in 120 countries. With 5 business lines, Supply Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express and Road Transport, we manage our customers' supply chains with passion and commitment on a daily basis. Our mission: 'we help our clients succeed by overcoming logistical constraints'. Our vision: 'we logistic their growth'.

What we offer you:

Want to be part of one of the largest logistics organizations in the world? To start with, Geodis pays a lot of attention to your personal development. You will work in an international environment with strict processes and in terms of culture informal with short lines. Geodis is the example of a large organization with a family feel. You get a lot of freedom where there is room for entrepreneurship. You can think along and decisions are made bottom-up. You will also receive:

  • Immediately an annual contract with the intention of converting it to an indefinite contract;
  • A salary between €3,800 and €4,500 gross per month;
  • 8% holiday allowance and 28 holiday days for a good work-life balance;
  • A very well arranged non-contributory pension;
  • Discount on private insurance; 
  • Travel allowance or full public transport allowance; 
  • Development opportunities through coaching and training;
  • After your induction process, there are options for working from home in consultation, with full-time employment the ratio is 3 days at the office and 2 days at home;
  • A function in day shift between 8.30 and 17.30. Of which 1x in 7 weeks an early shift from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 1x in 7 weeks a Sunday service (in return you will receive a Friday off and 30% extra compensation);
  • Lots of fun and celebrating successes together!

What we ask of you:

As a person you are someone who finds cooperation in a team important. You work accurately and have an eye for detail. You are stress-resistant, customer-oriented with well-developed communication and social skills. You also have:

  • Completed Declarant Vocational Training (preferably via Evo Fenedex or equivalent);
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in the air freight and logistics industry;
  • You have all-round customs knowledge, including inspection shipments and preferably PGTS;
  • Knowledge of the financial picture surrounding the customs process;
  • Affinity with IT systems in the field of customs matters and stock administration;
  • In-depth knowledge of Excel is a big plus;
  • The Dutch and English language is well developed, both verbally and in writing.


Is this your next career move? Beautiful! Then apply quickly via the button and don't miss this unique opportunity! Do you have a question in advance? Then feel free to contact me, Irina den Hartog, recruitment manager via or app / call to telephone number 06-57747559. Then you will receive an answer as soon as possible and I will be happy to tell you more about this great job and GEODIS!

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