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  • Posted: Jan 6, 2021

    Expires: Feb 6, 2021

    Posted by: N. Kosutic

  • Job Title: Export Control Specialist


    Work Location: Tysons Corner (remote at the moment)


    Job Description:

    FH+H is seeking a trade compliance professional to support its International Trade & Transactions practice. The ideal candidate will have the below qualifications, the desire to work in a fast-paced, collegial practice, and an interest in immediately becoming a value-added member of the FH+H team.


    Job Qualifications:

    •        One to three years of direct experience with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations, including, but not limited to: export control classifications, export authorizations (i.e., licenses and exceptions/exemptions), export documentation (e.g., commercial invoice, shipper's letter of instruction, and AES filing), and other related export compliance functions.
    •        Working experience reviewing technical literature and documentation.
    •        Proficiency with MS Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).
    •        Experience developing sustainable export compliance programs and frameworks as a trade consultant, in-house professional, or government official.
    •        NOTE: a juris doctor (J.D.) degree is not required for this position.


    Desired Skills:

    •        Experience working in/with private sector or relevant U.S. Government agencies.
    •        Experience or academic coursework related to international affairs, export controls, and/or technology policy.
    •        Knowledge of, and experience pertaining to, trade and economic sanctions, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Federal Acquisition Regulations and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S., and the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual would also be valued.
    •        Knowledge of technology development efforts or emerging technologies would also be valued.



    Please submit your applications to Natasa Kosutic, HR Director


    Phone: (703) 590-1234 ext. 231

  • Posted: Jan 6, 2021

    Expires: Feb 6, 2021

    Posted by: J. FIshman
    Sr. International Trade Compliance Specialist

    Job Summary:
    C4ATS is looking for a Sr. International Trade Compliance Specialist who will provide direct support to the Trade Compliance Manager / Empowered Official. The ideal candidate will have solid knowledge of and experience:

    • Preparing DDTC export license applications (DSP-5/61/73/85)
    • Preparing BIS export license applications (748-P)
    • Drafting Technical Assistance Agreements
    • Performing commodity jurisdiction/classification
    • Maintaining required records per recordkeeping requirements
    • Experience with ITAR re-exports, such as DDTC GC Licenses, a plus.


  • Supports the Trade Compliance Manager / Empowered Official in administering an effective Trade Compliance program to ensure company’s conformance with regulatory and internal policy requirements.
  • Drafts, processes, and tracks export license application packages (DDTC and BIS).
  • Performs export determinations to include commodity jurisdiction/classification (ensures validity of existing classifications), schedule B information, and applicable license requirements.
  • Reviews and approves foreign national visitors.
  • Reviews and processes foreign travel reports.
  • Approves shipping invoices and decrement licenses. 
  • Provides advice to foreign partners on license requirements for imports and exports of export-controlled commodities.
  • Reviews and approves export/import license or permit applications.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of ITAR Exemptions and EAR Exceptions.
  • Analyzes and interprets export and import regulations and maintains current knowledge of changes.
  • Trains employees in proper handling of export-controlled hardware and technical data as well as provides training related to specific export authorizations.
  • Prepares analysis of potential export compliance issues, timelines, and risks in support of international activities.
  • Assists in internal export compliance audits, risk assessments, and process improvement plans.
  • Maintains all required files and records.


Education/Experience Required:

  • BA/BS degree in a related field
  • 5+ years related experience / equivalent work history working in a similar role
  • Experience applying export controls.


Knowledge/Skills Needed:

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of ITAR, EAR, OFAC. Harmonized Tariff Schedule / Schedule B is a plus. 
  • Strong understanding of ITAR and EAR license application process.
  • Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Effective public speaking skills for briefings and training. 
  • Solid analytic writing skills. 
  • Intermediate/advanced knowledge of Excel and ERP  
  • Preparation of international shipping documentation is a plus
  • Customs Brokers License a plus

Point of Contact: Edward Pevzner

Posted: Dec 8, 2020

Expires: Jan 8, 2020

Posted by: C. Braxton

REQ ID: 544355BR

Job Title: Senior International Trade Compliance Specialist

City: Grand Prairie

State: Texas


Lockheed Martin is seeking an International Trade Compliance Sr. for a position in Grand Prairie, Texas. The ideal candidate has experience with U.S. export laws and regulations, writes well, is detail-oriented, and is self-directed with the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Duties include:

- Draft and manage export licenses, technical assistance agreements, manufacturing license agreements, and commodity jurisdiction and classification requests to support program execution and new business opportunities.

- Provide guidance and ensure compliance with exemption and exception usage, terms and conditions of approved export authorizations and research/interpret complex U.S. Government regulations such as the ITAR and EAR.

- Proactively collaborate and partner with program managers, internal functions and senior leadership to define licensing requirements and prepare export authorization applications as well as proviso reconsiderations in compliance with the ITAR and EAR.

- Plan and coordinate import/export activities, including the flow of traffic to/from foreign destinations, related customer service, brokerage and customs transactions.

Review and approve international shipments, foreign travel, incoming foreign visitors, release of technology and technical data, and procurement requests to ensure compliance with applicable U.S. regulations and company policies and procedures.

Conduct export/import compliance training.

Participate and support compliance plans and projects, export and import tool enhancements and process improvements.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree

• Must have ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.

• Experience with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

• Experience with export/import practices and industry practices.

• Experienced with solving complex problems using collaborative techniques.

Desired Skills:

• Six or more years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree OR four or more years with a Master's.

• Familiarity with Government contracting practices, Direct Commercial Sales (DCS) and Foreign Military Sales (FMS).

• Effective interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interface with personnel at all levels, both verbally and in writing.

• Strong oral and written communication skills with an ability to communicate complicated issues (legal or technical) into easy to understand language.

• Flexible team player able to work independently with demonstrated attention to detail.

Contact Information:

Braxton Carlisle

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Scott Garrison

Business Manager

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