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Senior Trade Compliance Officer

Senior Trade Compliance Officer

Job Title: Senior Trade Compliance Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £34000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00012594_1501855435
Contact Name: James Beswarick
Contact Email: james@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: August 04, 2017 15:03

Job Description

Your experience within Trade Compliance would prove a valuable asset to my corporate client in the Defence industry. You will be a key player within the Trade Compliance team.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside leading thinkers in the industry at a company renowned for cutting edge technologies and innovative solutions. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant Engineering environment.

They are now seeking a Senior Trade Compliance Officer, a subject matter expert on international trade compliance.

This position will be both project and task based and responsibilities will include:

Supporting the Land System business unit in managing all export compliance activities within programmes, BIDs, demonstrations and exhibitions.
Liaising with relevant Land System personnel regarding programme export issues and issue resolution.
Review & maintenance of records of supplier responses to the Product Classification Questionnaire, RFQs etc.
Training members of the Trade Compliance team on processes and legislative requirements
Review of all re-transfer and re-export paperwork
Preparation and submission of export licences and F680s via SPIRE
Supporting US suppliers in the scoping of accurate US agreement applications to support programmes & business development before submission into the US Department of State
Production of reports and documents as required by the Land System business unit
Providing advice and awareness training to current and new Land System employees on the compliance requirements of UK and U.S. export control legislation
Maintenance of up-to-date knowledge of the ITAR/EAR and other countries' import and export legislation
Supporting the establishment and implementation of export compliance processes and procedures
Supporting the coordination and conduct of both internal and export compliance audits.
Leading various initiatives run by the company such as the Trade Compliance Council and Associated cross functional working groups
Leading the MRP implementation project with respect to the Trade Compliance aspects


To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be suitably qualified, likely to degree level, with previous experience in a similar Trade Compliance role.

You will have knowledge, understanding and experience of:

Implementing UK export controls
Knowledge in the use of SPIRE export licensing system.
Implementing US export controls (ITAR and EAR)

You will show the ability to work alone or as part of a team, demonstrating an innovative approach and the high degree of flexibility that will be required for the changing priorities of the business.

Senior Trade Compliance Officer
South Wales
£34-50k per annum DOE

Keywords: Trade Compliance, Export Control, Export Compliance, Spire, F680, ITAR, EAR, Export Administration Regulations, Defence, Military,

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.