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1333 Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

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

Occupations:

  • 133311 Importer or Exporter
  • 133312 Wholesaler

133311 Importer or Exporter

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

Skill Level: 1

133312 Wholesaler

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the operations of a wholesale trading establishment.

Skill Level: 1