Global Manager, Trade Compliance Standards & Training

13 Feb 2019 12:14 AM | Anonymous

Company: Arconic

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General Job Description

Global Manager, Trade Compliance Standards & Training 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 as a liaison for all trade processes and related technology implementation, trade training and internal trade reviews. The role is expected to ensure the Trade Compliance standards are effectively incorporated and operational in all locations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a complete Corporate Global Trade training program including the review and valuation of trade professional and company awareness training determine appropriate training content, objectives and design. Focuses effort on import/export compliance across all lines of business for all policies, regulations, processes and system changes, coordinating with Global Directors Import and Export Compliance to ensure regional consistency
  • Provide training of “best practices” qualifications including Arconic Global Trade Compliance Standards in meeting Customs and other government regulations and programs
  • Demonstrate leadership in activities including the development, delivery and evaluation of pilot training. Establish and draft trade training business cases
  • Follow processes for identifying training content and evaluating training effectiveness, including the use of specialized software technology to research, configure, maintain, update and develop new and existing media and materials
  • Provide data to support complete proposal development activities
  • Act as the regional lead on website design to include creation and maintenance of a team website with dashboard for access by internal stakeholders to gauge metrics, review import transactions, research and or ask questions – modify mailbox connection
  • Maintain a trade talk program, to include scheduling of topics, speakers
  • Support global sites in internal ASAT assessments, developing training programs to reduce risk and address compliance issues across sites and regions. Interact with more senior level compliance counterparts in various countries to present relevant reporting on performance measures and business operations
  • Implement and enhance processes, policies and technical solutions aligned with the global trade strategy and business objectives, working with the GTLT other internal groups as necessary to define requirements, while fostering broader understanding of requirements across the teams and stakeholders
  • Track compliance against metrics to track success of implemented process solutions and provide reports to larger organization
  • Maintain knowledge of current import and export regulations and pending legislation; plan and implement internal programs and policies as required to address risks and respond to changes
  • Oversee and manage implementation of the company's trade technologies.

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 8 years global trade compliance experience working for a multinational manufacturing company
  • Minimum of 8 years working with a global team
  • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Familiarity with REACH, RoHS, TSCA, DG, ISPM15, DOT and other environmental safety import/OGA requirements beneficial
  • Participation in Supply Chain Security Programs such as C-TPAT, AEO, OEA, Conflict Minerals
  • Ideally Multi-lingual
  • Experience implementing trade technologies in prior positions such as DPS, GTM
  • Solid knowledge of US import control regulation and experience with North American and EU trade regulations, external audits and customs authorities
  • Solid knowledge of US export control regulations including BIS, EAR, ITAR, OFAC
  • Solid knowledge of customs valuation, import and export classification methodologies, origin, and export licensing determination
  • Demonstrated experience executing and managing multiple TPA’s and/or FTAs
  • Proven track record of implementing scalable compliance solutions (systems, procedures, and processes) in a highly regulated environment
  • Demonstrated ability to translate and frame regulatory requirements into relevant operational instructions
  • Strong knowledge of DPS programs and related software screen solutions, and other types of export control requirement such as sanctions diligence of OFAC/EU 50, end use/end user, and antiboycott
  • Munitions List

Required Skills & Personal Characteristics

  • Success in this role requires the Global Manager, Trade Compliance Standards and Training 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 Compliance 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 unit
  • The ability to travel on behalf of the Company



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