UNIT GROUP 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:

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