International Trade Compliance Officer

01 Apr 2019 10:48 AM | Anonymous


To Apply:

Work Phone: 703.448.4400

Reports to: PRESIDENT & CEO

General Job Description

Manage the company-wide global trade compliance function.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide regulatory interpretation and guidance in the following areas: Anti-boycott/Restrictive Trade Practices, Export Control Classification, Export Licensing, Compliance training, Export Documentation, Recordkeeping, Third Party Due Diligence, Brokering, FCPA.
  • Work collaboratively with leadership in all functional and business areas to ensure compliance with process, procedures and requirements.
  • Educate all departments in interpreting and complying with regulations by providing company-wide training.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of policies, regulations, national and international guidelines and industry standards.
  • Reduce risk.
  • Coordinate and participate in internal and or agency inspections/audits as required and respond to applicable requests.
  • Prepare, review and submit State Department (DDTC) and Commerce Department (BIS) license applications. Draft, review and maintain Technical Assistance Agreements and Manufacturing License Agreements.
  • Determine applicability of ITAR exemptions or EAR exceptions.
  • Serves as liaison with local, state, federal and international government agencies. Communicate with government agency representatives for guidance, interpretations and follow up on open cases.
  • Travel as may be required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • At least two years in a supervisory or managerial role required.
  • Experience in aerospace.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum 5 years of strong experience in international trade compliance and supply chain.

Required Skills & Personal Characteristics

  • Must be a “U.S. person” pursuant to section 120.15 of the ITAR.
  • Thorough knowledge of export controls regulations including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”), the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) regulations.
  • Ability to research complex theories of law in trade compliance and outline possible solutions, recommend courses of action, including risks and benefits.
  • Proficiency with DTrade, SNAP-R, and common office software. Experience with a variety of platforms. The ability to learn new software and systems.
  • Experience designing, implementing and auditing export control policies and programs.
  • Experience in designing and presenting training seminars.
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Well-developed written and oral communications skills.
  • The ability to interact effectively with many different communications styles and operational styles.
  • Persistence and flexibility in problem-solving and investigations.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills. The ability to anticipate problems. The ability and desire to design and implement systems to make the company stronger and more efficient.
  • Must have regular and continuing education in the export controls area, such as regular review of relevant periodicals and attendance at seminars and conferences.
  • Ability to research, interpret and apply complex U.S. and non-U.S. government export/import regulations.
  • Must be organized and have the ability to multi-task and discern priorities. Attention to detail is a must.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office products.
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