Global Director Export Compliance, EPS Liaison

13 Feb 2019 12:01 AM | Anonymous

Company: Arconic

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General Job Description

Global Director Export Compliance, EPS Liaison will report to and work closely with the Corporate Director, Global Trade Compliance, serving on the Global Trade Lead Team in a leadership capacity, providing regulatory support on a wide variety of trade issues and other matters, supporting a number of the Company’s business units and resource units.  The role is expected to interpret and providing export regulatory guidance as it relates to corporate business plans and future products and to provide support to investment and growth strategies. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a global liaison with compliance counterparts in regional or complementary teams, developing export compliance strategies & providing decision support on daily compliance matters, as needed including life-cycle management of export license and agreements
  • Maintain oversight of all Defense Services as defined by the ITAR and ensure registrations are current
  • Exercise critical judgment in determining the appropriateness of proposed export transactions, including the review of export classifications, jurisdiction determination, technical data and deemed export, including centralized classifications, rulings and other advisory options
  • Coordinate with Global Director Import Compliance to ensure regional consistency
  • Support global sites in internal ASAT assessments, completing post audit follow up actions, and developing programs that proactively identify common themes and address compliance issues across sites and regions
  • Maintain an effective global Denied Party Screening program, including development of diligence requirements for Foreign Person Visitors, Hiring, and other Restrictive Trade Practices
  • Monitor AND MANAGE the activities of the company’s trade intermediaries and other export compliance-related third-party service providers to ensure compliance with company policy and procedures as well as all applicable regulations across all business units
  • Ensure regional export compliance structure including internal controls and operation under “best practices” in meeting Customs and other government regulations and programs 
  • Implement and enhance processes, policies and technical solutions aligned with the global trade strategy and business objectives, working with the technology team and other internal groups as necessary to define requirements, while fostering broader understanding of requirements across the teams and stakeholders
  •          Build and maintain effective partnerships across global business units to inform employees on trade compliance elements for international transactions, providing current information and advice on international trade rules and regulations
  • Track compliance against metrics to track success of implemented process solutions and provide reports to larger organization
  • Act as the first point of contact for export regulatory agencies requesting information on trade activities.
  • Maintain knowledge of current export regulations and pending legislation; plan and implement internal programs and policies as required to address risks and respond to changes
  • Coordinate and conduct internal training on global trade compliance and advise on developments and changes in regulations as needed
  • Work with IT, Company Finance and other resources to establish an export database or other data analytics to enable the company to better understand and manage its export processes and exposures.

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 10 years global trade compliance experience working for multinational manufacturing companies
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of program management of controlled export
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience and leading a global team
  • Minimum 5 years of compliance experience in Empowered Official role
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’.), political Asylee, or Refugee

Preferred Qualification:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all US export control regulations including BIS, EAR, ITAR, and OFAC; CBP regulations as they pertain to exports
  • Working knowledge of EU export agencies such ECO, HMRC, SBDU, MOFA, CGP, CBSA, BAFA, and related regulations and agencies related to export controls and the licensing process, including assignment of export control classifications (US, CA, EU Dual Use and Munitions Lists)
  •  Thorough understanding in developing and managing ITAR/BIS licenses to include DTrade and SNAP-R applications
  • Working relationships with DDTC and BIS and other regulatory type agencies
  • Experience in managing DPS programs support by screening software solutions and other trade protection programs/requirements such as sanctions diligence of OFAC/EU 50, end use end user requirements, antiboycott
  • Proven track record of implementing scalable compliance solutions (systems, procedures, and processes) in a highly regulated environment
  • Participation in Supply Chain Security Programs such as C-TPAT, AEO, OEA
  • Experience working with various GTM platforms and other trade type modules.
  • Implementation experience preferred

Required Skills & Personal Characteristics

Success in this role requires the Global Director, Export Compliance to consistently demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Has excellent analytical, writing, editing and oral advocacy skills
  • Is an energetic, motivated, self-starter
  • Demonstrates, advocates and promotes Arconic’s Values and policies, compliance and Trade Department practices
  • Quickly becomes familiar with Arconic’s business structure and the strategic initiatives of the business units associated with his or her area of practice
  • Ability to integrate effective compliance requirements with ongoing business process so as not to negatively impact project performance
  • On a sustained, measured basis, demonstrates:
  • Personal commitment and accountability for timely completion of projects, with minimal monitoring or supervision
  • The ability to work well under time and budget pressures and constraints
  • The ability to work in a rapidly changing, no frills, results-oriented culture
  • Continued learning from active involvement on projects, assignments and day-to-day work
  • An active interest in his/her continued professional development through the solicitation and participation in formal and informal learning activities, such as continuous trade education, participation on committees and/or the pursuit of assignments involving the opportunity to work with various Trade Leads with different businesses and/or on new work content
  • A practical problem-solving approach
  • The ability to draft in a manner that is clear, precise and appropriately detailed for the audience and intended purpose
  • The ability to provide clear direction to the client regarding trade advice, regulatory requirements and Company policies and procedures
  • The ability to advocate with the appropriate degree of confidence and create consensus
  • The ability to effectively communicate, collaborate and interact with a diverse group of clients, peers, support staff and team members
  • The ability to effectively perform both as an individual contributor and as a member of a team
  • •The desire to ‘solve the problem’ and ‘add value’ with an understanding of how an assignment fits into a larger transaction, strategy or initiative
  • The judgment to determine when to solicit the perspectives, experiences and expertise of others to ensure and check understanding and minimize mistakes
  • Professionalism, including the management of confidential information
  • The development of effective working relationships within Arconic’s Trade and Legal Department and contacts within resource units and/or business units
  • The ability to travel on behalf of the Company
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