133311 Importer or Exporter

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
133311
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Importer or Exporter
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

133311 IMPORTER OR EXPORTER

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the operations of an importing or exporting establishment.
Skill Level: 1

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

1333 Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
1333
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

1333 IMPORTERS, EXPORTERS AND WHOLESALERS

IMPORTERS, EXPORTERS AND WHOLESALERS plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the operations of importing, exporting and wholesaling establishments.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

identifying local and overseas business opportunities
developing and implementing business plans, and marketing, operating, human resource, pricing and credit policies and procedures
determining the mix of products and services to be provided and negotiating conditions of trade
liaising with local and overseas suppliers and distributors about orders and products
researching regulatory and statutory requirements affecting the importing, exporting, wholesaling and distribution of goods
monitoring business performance and preparing estimates, financial statements and reports of operations
appointing agents and distributors
arranging the shipping of goods into and out of the country
overseeing the display and sale of merchandise and preparation of product information for customer service staff and customers
implementing after-sales service procedures

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
2 011.80
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 064.30
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 821.80