Senior Trade consultant


Are you full of ideas about customs related matters and do you like to think up well-thought-out solutions in an advisory role? Then read on!

As a Senior Trade & Customs Consultant you are advising our national and international high-profile customers on all aspects of customs, foreign trade, customs controls and compliancy. You help our customers to understand, analyse and respond to complex business challenges and opportunities within customs clearance. As a Senior Consultant you are providing advisory on strategic and operational levels, and actively supporting customer engagement and consulting business development activities.

Additionally, you aid in the management of junior & medior consultants, career development and training of team members.

You are familiar with performing comprehensive risk & opportunity assessments, assessing customs functions (processes, people, technology) and advising on supply chain optimization. As a person you have a flexible work attitude, you are open minded & honest. You work independently and structured, enjoy a challenge and have a natural power of persuasion.

Furthermore, you are good at translating laws and regulations into efficient and effective organizational processes and you are strong in risk management.

What are you going to do?
Our clients are diverse and therefore the requests and activities will vary. This can vary from risk assessments, strategic advisory on supply chain optimization and giving legal advice up to applying for customs permits (AEO, Customs warehouse, etc.).

Your working environment
Customs Support has a European Consultancy department where you will work independently for our national and international customers. Our clients are very diverse, ranging from small young organizations to large multinationals. We not only have a diversity of clients, but also variety of customs related issues. In short, a very challenging job!


This is what we ask:

  • You have a professional, flexible and service-oriented attitude, strong analytical and problem-solving skills. This is a requirement in order to be able to advise our clients properly;
  • You have an extended knowledge of the current customs legislation and regulations;
  • You have at least 5 years of experience as a Customs Consultant;
  • You have at least 1 year of experience in Project Management;
  • You have experience in analyzing supply chain flows and deriving optimization opportunities for customs;
  • You have an extended knowledge of preferential, non-preferential origin and classification.
  • You have experience with AEO processes and applying for customs permits such as a customs warehouse;
  • Affinity with IT, familiar with various data streams;
  • You speak and write in both Dutch and English.

What do we offer?

You work in an ambitious team where your colleagues share the same passion for customs related issues. Customs Support is a leading player in the field of customs and of course offers a competitive

Please send you CV to hr-belgië, to the attention of Martine Heyvaert