Turkey, Ümraniye, Finance

Import Specialist


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Oversee efficient working of import value chain and coordinate all communication among all stakeholders
  • Plan and implement all import strategies according to supply chain needs and oversee import process to ensure compliance to all government regulations
  • Design, evaluate and renew all contracts as per requirement and monitor and prepare reports for all import activities and recommend changes if required 
  • Administer and implement all custom and border protection for various security programs and maintain compliance with Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) certificate needs
  • Collaborate with all stakeholders and perform audit on processes and maintain expert knowledge on all custom regulations
  • Coordinate and communicate with Customs Broker regarding requested imports to make sure they have arrived, early payments are not being made, request as a whole are compliant
  • Works closely with Treasury manager to manage import requests based on cash availability
  • Responsible for organizing quarterly audits with all stakeholders, for organizing quarterly meetings among all import value chain stakeholders, for monthly internal controls and reporting them


  • University degree from Business Administration, Economics or a related field with a successful academic record 
  • Up to 2 years of import experience with Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) project management knowledge 
  • Full understanding of import rules and regulations and how they apply to the current value chain 
  • Strong knowledge of import regulations, AEO requirements and necessary GAP analysis amongst stakeholders
  • Experience in payment types, EFT and SWIFT, international transaction such as upfront payment, C.O.D., letters of credit
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and SAP
  • Strong negotiation skills with customs broker, authorities and supply chain stakeholders
  • Clear understanding of the import process and local business unit expectation and being able to align them accordingly
JOB ID: 1900035X