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EDQM Strasbourg, France Deadline for applications: 15/11/2023
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Customs assistant

Grade: B1/B2

Gross monthly salary: 3 027 € (grade B1) or 3 449 € (grade B2)                                    

Location: Strasbourg (France)

Temporary contract (maximum 1 year)

Deadline for applications: 15/11/2023

Are you a highly organised and motivated professional with previous knowledge of customs? Are you meticulous with good client service skills and a “can-do” attitude?

If the answer to all these questions is yes, we are looking for someone like you to join our team!


The main tasks associated with this job are:

  • providing support for the import and export (customs clearance) of EDQM products and samples, including:
  • entering data into Prodouane, the French government’s online customs system;
  • gathering and/or preparing documents for customs clearance (dispatch note, pro forma distribution, etc.);
  • assisting with the return of products sent by the EDQM to countries outside the European Union;
  • submitting import/export permit applications for controlled substances (narcotics, psychotropic substances, drug precursors, ozone-depleting substances, etc.);
  • submitting requests for VAT exemption certificates (goods and services) to the Council of Europe’s Protocol service and following-up on them;
  • verifying the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS codes);
  • issuing certificates of origin for reference standards.


You must:

  • be a citizen of a member State of the Council of Europe;
  • hold a two- or three-year year higher education qualification in logistics or customs;
  • be at ease with the following IT tools: Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Prodouane;
  • have at least one year of experience in a similar position (international scope dealing with several countries, 90% air shipment customs clearance);
  • have a very good knowledge of one of the two official languages of the Council of Europe (French) and good knowledge of the other (English);
  • not be the parent, child, stepchild or grandchild of a serving staff member of the Council of Europe.


The following would be an asset:

  • knowledge of the customs interface system (Conex) and ERPs (SAP).


Please send your CV and covering letter in French or English to

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