A high profile role with this major manufacturing business.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide expert advice and guidance within the business to ensure compliance with UK and foreign import / export laws (including the US Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and US International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)), as well as conforming with internal corporate policies and procedures.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver Export and Import training throughout the business
  • Central management of Trade Compliance functions globally
  • Central management of all export licencing for all sites
  • Manage Consignee Undertaking and End User certificates for all sites.
  • Weekly meetings with the Senior Leadership Team on export controls and issues across sites.
  • Weekly meetings with site Export reps to discuss any export control issues.
  • Responsibility for the management of import/export goods, the accurate processing of customs formalities and maintenance
  • Responsibility for policies for Trade & Customs Compliance to achieve Import/Export regulatory adherence
  • Develop and deploy training programmes to all levels and areas of the business to ensure awareness across UK & US Export Controls.
  • Manage HMRC audits.
  • Control of classification and commodity codes of all parts across the sites
  • Manage all returns
  • Internal global audits
  • Staff management

Skills required:

  • Educated to a degree level, or hold a professional qualification, or relevant business experience
  • Experienced practitioner with detail knowledge of UK Export Licencing, including Trade Controls Licensing
  • Experienced practitioner with good working knowledge of foreign import / export regulations, particularly EU member states and the US International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and US Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
  • Experienced practitioner with a good working knowledge of UK/EU Customs regulations
  • Strong interpersonal/influencing skills to support decision making based on credible knowledge of International Trade.

Ref: IT12849
Consultant: Emma Wade
Type: Permanent
Location: Midlands

Contact Details


Central Court 25 Southampton Buildings London WC2A 1AL

020 7405 3404

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