Senior Trade Compliance Officer

Posted 8 November by The Sammons Group

Required for a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide. The employee culture is one that thrives on innovation, embraces teamwork and possesses a strong will to succeed. The pioneering technologies and the quality of the people give the company their competitive edge.

Purpose of Position

It is the policy of the company to comply fully with UK, U.S. and other countries' import/export, anti-bribery and customs legislation.

The Senior Trade Compliance Officer will be responsible for supporting the Mission Systems portfolio of programmes and business development activities across the business unit in all aspects of Import, Export and Anti-Corruption Compliance, collectively "Trade Compliance"

Required Education/Experience

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of, and experience in implementing UK export controls (Military and Dual Use)
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of, and experience in the use of SPIRE
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of, and experience in implementing, US export controls (ITAR and EAR)
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of, and experience in implementing, customs controls
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of, and experience in Anti-Corruption legislation

Responsibilities

The Senior Trade Compliance Officer will be required to:

  • Support the business unit in managing all trade compliance activities within programmes, business development, demonstrations and exhibitions.
  • Liaise with relevant MS programme personnel regarding programme trade compliance matters and advising decisively on an expedient compliant approach
  • Review and maintain records of all supplier responses to the Product Classification Questionnaire / RFQs
  • Prepare accurate and compliant export paperwork, customs documents and maintain appropriate records for both external and internal audit and as required by law
  • Accurately preparing and applying for UK export licences and F680s to meet programme objectives
  • Support suppliers in the scoping of accurate US export authorisation applications to support programmes / business development objectives
  • Act as the key interface between the business unit and empowered Export Compliance Officials of U.S. companies with respect to the export and re-export of U.S.-origin hardware, software and technology
  • Act as the key point of contact for all export compliance matters with all suppliers as appropriate
  • Produce reports and documents as required by the business unit
  • Provide advice and awareness training to current and new employees on the compliance requirements of UK and U.S. Import, Export and Anti-Corruption legislation
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of the ITAR/ EAR and other countries import and export legislation as required by the companies business objectives
  • Support the establishment and implementation of processes and procedures associated with trade compliance as they relate to the business unit
  • Manage the coordination and conduct of internal trade compliance audits of programmes
  • Manage the coordination and conduct of external trade compliance audits on behalf of the Business Unit
  • Support and guide the activities of the other trade compliance team members

Education/Experience

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of, and experience in implementing UK export controls (Military and Dual Use)
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of, and experience in the use of SPIRE
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of, and experience in implementing, US export controls (ITAR and EAR)
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of, and experience in implementing, customs controls
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of, and experience in Anti-Corruption legislation

If you feel that this role doesn't match your skills and expertise, please visit www.sammons.co.uk for a variety of Permanent, Temporary and Contract vacancies.

We endeavour to reply to all applications. However if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.

The Sammons Group is an Employment Business and Employment Agency as defined by the EAA Regulations 2003, and we abide by the Code of Practice of our industry body (the Recruitment & Employment Confederation - REC).

We are committed to supporting and promoting diversity in the workplace, and welcome applications from candidates regardless of age, belief, disability, ethnic origin/nationality, gender/gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation - we recruit on the basis of talent. If you require reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process, please let us know.

We regret that as a recruitment consultancy we are unable to seek visas for applicants not holding current entitlement to work in the UK.

Required skills

  • Senior Trade Compliance Officer

Reference: 33748895

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