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  • 31 Jan 2018 1:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    900 Innovators Way
    Simi Valley, CA 93065

    To Apply: https://careers.avinc.com/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?page=%2Foracle%2Fapps%2Firc%2FcandidateSelfService%2Fwebui%2FVisVacDispPG&OAHP=IRC_EXT_SITE_VISITOR_APPL&OASF=IRC_VIS_VAC_DISPLAY&akRegionApplicationId=821&transactionid=1531043076&retainAM=N&addBreadCrumb=RP&p_svid=20971&p_spid=1044036&oapc=6&oas=urSgZyYBmdgF78s69XDuIw..

    Job Title: Trade Compliance Director

    General Job Description:

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems, tactical missile systems and electric vehicle charging and test systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we’ve been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 40 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world’s most widely used military drones, pioneered today’s advanced EV charging technologies, created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution’s permanent collection in Washington, DC. Join us today in developing the next generation of solutions from small UAS and tactical missile systems to tomorrow’s electric vehicle charging and test systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Primary responsibility is to oversee and provide leadership to the AeroVironment Trade Compliance function and organization. Responsible to staff and maintain a fully effective export compliance program to ensure company compliance with US regulatory and internal policy requirements relating to export licensing, exemption usage, export training and recordkeeping.

    • Export licensing and Agreements, CJ’s and AO’s - Lead and coordinate export license applications (DSP-5, DSP-73, DSP-61, TAA, MLA, etc.), plus license and agreements management, both Department of State and Department of Commerce. Prepare and submit requests for Commodity Jurisdictions, advisory opinions and general correspondence.
    • Empowered Official - Act as AV Empowered Official for Export Licensing and Compliance matters. Assign and oversee additional EO’s as appropriate. Serve as focal point for U.S. Export and Customs inquiries and visits.
    •  Ensure that AV is fully compliant with all Trade Compliance Laws and Regulations. Maintain currency of Laws and Regs.
    • Classifications – Assure that the TC Department maintains a current and robust database of all product Export and Import classifications.
    • Outside TC Consultants - Act as AV point of contact with outside Trade Compliance consultants and legal counsel.
    • Leadership – Supervise and mentor the TC employees.
    • Lead the AV Export Compliance Council monthly meetings.
    • Shipping & Receiving – Ensure that AV Trade Compliance takes an active role on all Export shipments. Develop and maintain an active working relationship with the shipping department and its personnel, to prevent Export violations. Ensure that all Imports are properly handled.
    • Export Compliance Training – Curriculum development, curriculum presentation, maintain company training logs.
    • International visitors and travelers policies and control.
    • Procedures and auditing – Maintain TC processes and procedures. Train company employees. Audit compliance to the company procedures.
    • Continuous Improvements – Identify improvement opportunities, then provide guidance to AV Sr. management for solutions. Implement solutions when approved by Sr. management, and report on progress.
    • International Business Development and Program Management Support – Provide expert guidance to the Int’l BD and PM organizations in their pursuits of capturing and performing on new business for AV. Active participation in gated proposal process reviews during all 6 stages. This also includes coordination necessary for Trade Show and Demo support. Conduct contract review for trade compliance requirements.
    • Document retention – Maintain excellent Trade Compliance records in full compliance with USG Export Regs.
    • Information Technology - Liaison with IT on issues of compliance and protecting information.

    Job Qualifications:

    • Minimum of ten (10) years of export administration experience with an aerospace firm, defense contractor or government entity, with at least five (5) years in a leadership capacity.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, International Trade, Law or related field is required.
    • Prior experience as an Empowered Official.
    • Must have expert understanding of D-TRADE and SNAPR Systems, and license applications.
    • Expert knowledge of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), US Commerce Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and applicable International regs, with the ability to understand, interpret and communicate compliance-related language.
    • Experience in dealing with entities such as embassies and consulates, and international brokers/freight forwarders.
    • Knowledge of trade laws outside the U.S.
    • Ability to travel occasionally - both domestic and international.
    • Experienced in working with outside Trade Compliance consultants and legal counsel.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with direct involvement in writing and implementing trade compliance policies and procedures, Technical Assistance Agreements, Warehouse Distribution Agreements and Manufacturing License Agreements.
    • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and work with minimal supervision.
    • Excellent computer skills, with MS Office Applications: Word, Excel, PP.

    This position requires you have access to data and technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Applicants cannot be hired until they are qualified to have such access.

  • 31 Jan 2018 1:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Virgin Galactic LLC
    1223-A Sabovich St.
    Mojave, CA 93501

     To Apply:  https://internal-virgingalactic.icims.com/jobs/3358/export-compliance-officer/job

    Job Title: Export Compliance Officer

    General Job Description: Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the world’s first privately funded commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today!

    Position Summary:

    Virgin Galactic (VG) www.VirginGalactic.com is seeking an individual with a strong background and experience in space-related U.S. trade sanctions, compliance implementation, and related investigations (EAR, ITAR, OFAC) to join its compliance team. The individual filling this position must be experienced at drafting and managing export authorizations, including licenses and Technical Assistance Agreements.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Work with stakeholders to anticipate needs and proactively seek authorizations.
    • Prepare and submit authorization applications and manage approved authorizations.
    • Assist with the development, implementation, and management of company-wide policies, procedures, controls, and training.
    • Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action.
    • Anticipate issues and identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks.
    • Base your decision making process on ethics and integrity.
    • Create associations of trust and respect with key stakeholders and cross-functional teams.
    • Deal with complex, significant, and challenging matters.
    • Support internal investigations and audits as directed.

    Job Qualifications:

    • Must be a U.S. Person as defined by the U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and eligible for a U.S. government security clearance.
    • At least 5 years’ experience focusing on export and import compliance and related matters. Facility with ITAR, EAR, OFAC, FCPA and other regulations pertaining to international trade is most important.
    • Ability to submit authorization applications online.
    • Experience drafting, submitting, and managing various export authorizations, including permanent and temporary export licenses, Technical Assistance Agreements, Warehouse Distribution Agreements, and Manufacturing License Agreements.
    • Experience working with US government agencies responsible for the review of trade compliance, including the Department of State, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Defense Technology Security Administration.
    • Ability to manage multiple requirements and remain composed under pressure.
    • A pro-active and energetic approach that ensures that the corporation’s compliance risks are being anticipated and responded to effectively.
    • Professional maturity and impeccable ethics and integrity.
    • Ability to travel. Travel is estimated at about 20%.

    Desired Education/ Certifications:

    • CUSECO: Certified USA export compliance Officer
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred not required in lieu of relevant experience

    ITAR Requirements:

    • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics:

    • The Virgin Galactic organization has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door,” be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.

    Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

  • 31 Jan 2018 1:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    University of Colorado, LASP
    1234 Innovation Drive
    Boulder, CO 80303

    To Apply:  https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=12298&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.WmDegrtqFH8.mailto

    Job Title: Export Compliance Administrator

    General Job Description:
    The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a full-cycle space institute, combining all aspects of space exploration through our expertise in science, engineering, mission operation, data analysis, and education. LASP works heavily with NASA and other governmental agencies, commercial partners, as well as other research laboratories and institutions of higher learning. This position provides guidance and advice to the LASP Empowered Official and LASP management, as well as other LASP personnel on the application of U.S. Government export/import regulations including, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control. This position requires extensive knowledge and application of ITAR, EAR and other regulations for the preparation, negotiation, submittal, implementation and management of export classifications and associated authorizations, Technical Assistance Agreements, Technology Control Plans, and Export Compliance processes, procedures, and best practices. This position has oversight and reporting responsibilities.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for providing direct support to the LASP Empowered Official and LASP Contracts and Compliance Manager, to which this position directly reports, as well as coordinating with the University’s Office of Research Integrity on an as needed basis.
    • Responsible for assessing and appropriately classifying LASP Programs and Projects to include hardware, software and associated technology/technical data, primarily in the space sector.
    • Responsible for identifying requirements for Government export authorizations for all projects and programs that LASP is involved with.
    • Responsible for drafting, applying for, coordinating, disseminating, maintaining, and monitoring U.S. Government export/import licenses, agreements, permits, certifications, technology release authorizations.
    • Assists in the development and implementation of LASP procedures and instructions to support compliance with U.S. Government export/import regulations, and University and LASP policies.
    • Supports general compliance procedures, including but not limited to: restricted party screenings, end-user certifications, and vendor certifications.
    • Supports LASP Administration, including Procurement, Shipping and Receiving, Information Technology, Facilities, Contracts and Human Resources as it relates to export compliance issues.
    • Supports and reviews requests for the export and/or import of controlled goods and information, and coordinating approval of requests with management.
    • Prepares reports, presentations and metrics associated with export/import transactions and activities.
    • Maintains export/import files and records in accordance with U.S. Government export/import regulations and University/LASP policy.
    • Assists in the development and management of export/import training materials and provides training across the lab.
    • Supports export/import compliance activities such as self-assessments, internal and external audits.
    • Supports investigations and export /import related compliance matters.
    • Participates in cross-functional technical projects and LASP projects to support scientific, research, engineering, and operational objectives, obligations, and initiatives.

    Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • 4+ years export/import related experience and application of regulations (ITAR, EAR, OFAC)
    • Experience classifying technologies
    • Understanding of recent U.S. Export Control reforms and initiatives, including a solid understanding of exceptions and exclusions
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and integrate export licensing requirements with LASP’s international research objectives
    • Demonstrated ability to participate in multi-functional teams working to solve complex export/import problems and drive issues to conclusions
    • Attention to detail and follow through on assignments to achieve desired results
    • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
    • Required Skills & Personal Characteristics: Desired Qualifications
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Experience with the space industry
    • Experience in higher level Academic Research Institutes and strong understanding of the Fundamental Research Exclusions
    • Ability to travel as necessary

  • 31 Jan 2018 12:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    2 Bryant Street, Suite 150

    To Apply: https://careers-fusionstorm.icims.com/jobs/2262/trade-compliance-specialist/job

    Job Title: Trade Compliance Specialist

    General Job Description: We have an immediate opportunity for a Trade Compliance Specialist in Newark, California. The ideal candidate must have 3-5 years in international trade, import/export operations, import/export compliance, or equivalent experience. Experience with Salesforce required as well.

    The Trade Compliance Specialist will provide export and import trade compliance support.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Participate in projects to enhance trade compliance efficiency and value contribution.
    • Collaborate on, implement and help monitor company-wide policies and procedures to ensure compliance with US and foreign import and export regulations.
    • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of compliance manual, processes, work instructions, and other requirements as needed.
    • Perform day-to-day trade compliance and logistics activities.
    • Partner internally and externally to manage international shipments by liaising with warehouse/logistics staff, freight forwarders/customs brokers, and other stakeholders.
    • Provide support for obtaining applicable shipment permits and product certificates.
    • Assist in the determination and assignment of Harmonized Tariff classifications, and ECCN numbers.
    • Support customer compliance and reliability screening, screening for end-use and end-users and review for Red Flags.
    • Assist with the design and delivery of trade compliance training for various internal audiences.
    • Assist the Director of Global Trade & Compliance with the implementation of various Trade related programs and duties.
    • Embrace and support FusionStorm’s mission and core values.

    Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree
    • 3-5 years in international trade, import/export operations, import/export compliance, or equivalent.
    • Experience with Salesforce
    • Legally eligible to work in the United States
    • Attention to detail and data integrity; with high level of diligence and professionalism.
    • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of standard logistics and transportation requirements and procedures
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to interact effectively with all levels of an organization
    • Strong analytical problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
    • Solid organizational and time/project management skills
    • Strong quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Individual must be a self-starter.
  • 31 Jan 2018 12:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Virgin Orbit
    4022 E Conant St

    Long Beach, CA 90808

    To Apply: http://www.virginorbit.com/careers

    Job Title: Compliance Attorney

    General Job Description: Virgin Orbit is seeking an attorney with a strong background and experience in space-related U.S. trade sanctions, compliance implementation, and related investigations (EAR, ITAR, OFAC) to join its legal team. The attorney filling this position must be both qualified for and interested in assuming a visible and pivotal role in growing and shaping the company’s international trade compliance function. You will help guide our interaction and the sharing of technical information with Virgin Orbit’s customers, vendors and investors, many of whom are non-US entities. Additional experience with corporate transactional or commercial business law would be most helpful.

    This attorney will play a pivotal role as a member of highly qualified business and engineering teams in developing and working through business initiatives and strategies. This role will be challenged to develop legal solutions that will facilitate the company’s business efforts worldwide. The incumbent’s ability to work effectively with management, win their confidence and cause them to seek out his or her advice is important to success in this position as well as in a career at VO.

    This is a great opportunity to join us at an exciting time in the development of our business!

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: This is a senior level position reporting to and collaborating with the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, and requires an energetic, pro-active individual who will roll up his or her sleeves to draft documents, policies and procedures.

    In general, your responsibilities will include:

    • Provide counsel and legal leadership to business management on export, import and trade and internal/government compliance matters and help strategize the growth and enhancements required to best meet the needs of this growing global business
    • Enhance company compliance by developing and implementing key global policies, procedures, controls, communications strategies and employee training
    • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to the enterprise, and exercise judgment at a high level
    • Help strategize business-unit growth to meet the compliance needs of VO’s global operations
    • Deal with diverse constituencies and external parties (board members, investors, other stakeholders, regulators, external counsel, politicians, customers & clients, and other business leaders)
    • Help train and supervise other colleagues who are assisting with compliance and enforcement related activities
    • Assist with corporate transactional or commercial business law matters in the Legal Department

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Draft Technical Assistance Agreements, Technology Transfer Control Plans and other ITAR- and EAR-related documents
    • On a frequent basis, review and approve proposed company communications of technical information with customers, vendors, investors and other outside parties to ensure compliance with ITAR and other export regulations
    • Draft and oversee internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors
    • If needed, lead international investigations and audits, negotiate resolutions with appropriate federal agencies in instances of non-compliance
    • Prepare required summaries and work with various business units to resolve compliance matters, preparing where necessary needed government filings
    • Deal with complex, significant and challenging matters that cut across legal, business and technical areas
    • Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action
    • Anticipate issues and strategically assess risks (legal, regulatory, security, reputational), and identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks
    • Develop, direct, motivate and drive performance from the compliance team – both internal colleagues and outside counsel
    • Keep abreast of legislative changes

    The successful candidate should possess the following preparatory and professional experience:

    • Must be a U.S. Person as defined by the U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and eligible for a U.S. government security clearance
    • Approximately 7 - 10 or more years legal experience focusing on trade law, export, import controls compliance and related investigations matters. Facility with ITAR, EAR, CFIUS, OFAC, FCPA and other regulations pertaining to international trade is most important
    • Experience working with US government agencies responsible for the review of trade law compliance, including the Department of State, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Homeland Security and the Defense Technology Security Administration
    • Ability to manage multiple requirements and remain composed under pressure
    • Experienced in managing projects and supervising personnel in these efforts.
    • Strong interpersonal and communications skills that will cause the attorney’s counsel to be sought and followed.
    • A pro-active and energetic approach that ensures that the corporation’s business and legal risks are being anticipated and responded to effectively.
    • Skilled in leading investigations / audits and winning the confidence of business management.
    • Professional maturity and impeccable ethics and integrity.
    • Business orientation and a strong interest in working as part of a space-technology driven business/manufacturing environment.
    • Must be a degreed and licensed attorney, with good academic credentials.
    • Ability to travel, particularly to Washington D.C. Travel is predictable in nature and estimated at about 50%.

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics:

    • Ability to manage multiple requirements and remain composed under pressure
    • Experienced in managing projects and supervising personnel in these efforts
    • Strong interpersonal and communications skills that will cause the attorney’s counsel to be sought and followed
    • A pro-active and energetic approach that ensures that the corporation’s business and legal risks are being anticipated and responded to effectively
    • Skilled in leading investigations / audits and winning the confidence of business management.
    • Professional maturity and impeccable ethics and integrity
    • Business orientation and a strong interest in working as part of a space-technology driven business/manufacturing environment
    • Must be a degreed and licensed attorney, with good academic credentials
    • Ability to travel, particularly to Washington D.C. Travel is predictable in nature and estimated at about 50%
  • 31 Jan 2018 12:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Wesco Aircraft
    24911 Avenue Stanford
    Valencia, CA 91355

    To Apply: http://www.wescoair.com

    General Job Description: Wesco Aircraft is a dynamic, global company looking for enthusiastic team members to support our vision: To generate value in everything we do every day as a highly engaged team delivering the best customer experience. We invest in our employees, providing outstanding opportunities for career progression and personal development. We invite you to explore a career with our Wesco Aircraft Trade Compliance Team.

    The Director, Trade Compliance (Director) is responsible for the overall design, implementation and management of the global trade compliance department to ensure that the company is in compliance with federal, state and local regulatory requirements. The Director must have extensive knowledge and experience with the U.S. Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR); the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), Export Administration Regulations (EAR); the U.S. Department of Treasury, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). This position should also be familiar with non-U.S. laws and trade regulations.

    This position tracks laws and regulations that may affect the Company's policies; oversees the completion of paperwork and transactions associated with international distribution of the Company's goods in a timely manner. Directs and supervises the work of others. The Director serves as the company subject matter expert related to U.S. trade regulations.

    The position is responsible for maintaining a global trade compliance strategy and facilitating consistent policies within the organization and will rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.


    • Provide overall management of the Company's trade compliance program
    • Develop and maintain company Export Compliance Management Plan
    • Maintain, develop and implement company policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws
    • Create, implement and facilitate necessary training through the organization
    • Set company-wide trade compliance priorities and standards
    • Research, analyze and interpret U.S. and non-U.S. trade regulations and laws (including ITAR, EAR, OFAC, Customs) and determine their effect on Company operations
    • Work closely with Company personnel to review international trade activity and make appropriate export license determinations
    • Liaison with IT on issues of compliance and protecting information
    • Perform regulatory analysis to determine proper jurisdiction and appropriate classification of goods
    • Lead/generate export licenses/authorization for the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Commerce
    • Assure records of all exports are maintained in accordance with trade laws
    • Provide day-to-day assistance to business units on compliance with trade laws
    • Conduct contract review for trade compliance requirements
    • Provide ongoing oversight of the Company's import and export activities, including conducting self-audits as appropriate to assess compliance with laws and internal policies and procedures.
    • Serve as focal point for U.S. Export and Customs inquiries
    • Serve as Empowered Official
    Job Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, International Trade, Logistics or related field required
    • Minimum of 10 years import/export compliance experience
    • Minimum of 2 years supervisory/managerial experience required in the import/export compliance leadership arena
    • Experience in the defense and aerospace industries a plus
    • Demonstrated experience and thorough understanding of complex import and export laws
    • Knowledge of trade laws outside the U.S.
    • Experience working directly with internal and external legal professionals, and other trade and customs service providers
    • Experience writing and implementing trade compliance-related policies and procedures
    • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time - both domestic and international
    • Ability to understand, interpret and communicate compliance-related language
    • Extensive experience licensing defense articles and the ability to write Technical Assistance Agreements, Warehouse Distribution Agreements or Manufacturing License Agreements
    • Proficient Microsoft Office skills
    • Required Skills & Personal Characteristics: This position requires use of information which is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). To conform to U.S. Government export regulations/ITAR, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

    Wesco Aircraft is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    Wesco is proud to offer a broad range of benefits options. You can choose from a number of plans including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance and voluntary supplemental programs. All full-time employees are eligible for benefits coverage.

    Wesco Aircraft is one of the world’s leading distributors and providers of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry, based on annual sales. Our services range from traditional distribution to the management of supplier relationships, quality assurance, kitting, just-in-time delivery, chemical management services, third-party logistics or fourth-party logistics and point-of-use inventory management. We offer one of the world’s broadest portfolios of aerospace products, including C-class hardware, chemical and electrical and comprised of more than 565,000 active stock-keeping units. Wesco Aircraft has more than 2,900 employees across 58 locations globally with net sales of $1.4 billion in 2017.

  • 20 Dec 2017 2:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Henderson Group Unlimited, Inc.
    2760 Eisenhower Avenue #250
    Alexandria, VA 22314

    To Apply:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=HendersonG&jobId=158282&lang=en_US&source=CC3

    Job Title:  Commodities Jurisdiction Analyst

    General Job Description:  Henderson Group Unlimited, Inc., a government contractor, has an immediate opening for a Commodities Jurisdiction Analyst providing support to the Department of State Directorate Defense Trade Control (DDTC). In this position the incumbent will: · Development and implementation of defense trade policy initiatives; · Coordination and resolution of pol icy issues raised in the export licensing process (e.g., sanctions waivers, exports to China); and · Liaison with the Department of Defense and other State Bureaus on broad-based policies that impact defense trade. The Analyst reviews and makes determinations on requests for Commodity Jurisdiction and brokering of defense articles.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Policies and Procedures:
    Evaluates and analyzes policies and procedures for designation of articles to be controlled under the U.S. Munitions List and makes recommendations to the Managing Director through the Policy Office Director. Drafts and disseminates specialized procedures for the review and disposition of commodity jurisdiction requests. Promulgates detailed procedures to address preparation of requests by industry, interagency review and resolution of disputes, and potential escalation to higher-level decision makers.

    Work Review:
    Reviews sensitive, time urgent, highly controversial commodity jurisdiction applications to determine applicable law enforcement foreign policy and national security considerations which determine resolution of the cases. Reviews and signs off on commodity jurisdiction requests.

    Liaison Function:
    Establishes and fosters close liaisons with various offices within the Department of State, Defense (Office of the Secretary of Defense, Army, Navy, and Air Force), Department of Energy, Department of Commerce, and Congress in connection to issues related to commodity jurisdiction and defense trade policy. Represents the Office and Department in discussions regarding commodity jurisdiction issues.

    Special Projects:
    Undertakes special projects involving matters such as resolving contentious CJ issues, preparing special reports to Congress on the CJ process or the removal of items from the United States Munitions List, and analyzing and recommending responses to inquiries from the public, other agencies and Congressional offices and committees.

    Job Qualifications

    • Candidate must have great work ethic.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.
    • Work in a team environment.
    • Possess leadership skills.
    • Possess critical thinking skills and ability to research resolutions to issues in a timely manner.


    • Position requires a government security clearance.
    • Interested persons should email their resume and salary requirements to resumes@hendersongroupinc.net
    • Henderson Group Unlimited, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics

    • Mastery of the issues, principles, and regulations associated with the regulation of commercial exports of defense articles, defense services, and related technical data in order to make determinations on requests for commodity jurisdiction, licensing and brokering of defense articles.
    • General knowledge of military weapon systems, technology, and terminology in order to make determinations on requests for commodity jurisdiction and licensing or defense articles.
    • Thorough knowledge of Department of State and other USG agencies' role in formulation and support of USG policy in order to ensure necessary and appropriate interagency coordination in making determinations on requests for Commodity Jurisdiction, licensing, and brokering of defense articles.
    • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in order to prepare persuasive and concise papers, make presentations to senior Department officials and officials in other agencies, and coordinate a variety of activities both within and outside the Department.
    • The position requires either an academic background in law or in a scientific or engineering field; incumbent handles jurisdictional determinations with law enforcement and completes commodity jurisdiction requests under the close supervision of the Team Chief.
  • 20 Dec 2017 1:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    University of Kansas
    1246 W Campus Rd
    Lawrence, KS 66045

    TO APPLY:  https://jobs.ku.edu

    Job Title:  Export Compliance Officer

    General Job Description:  The Export Compliance Officer ensures that activities on all University of Kansas campuses, including Lawrence, Edwards, Kansas City, Hutchinson, Wichita, and Salina campuses comply with the various U.S. export control regulations, including those administered by the Department of Commerce (Export Administration Regulations), the Department of State (International Traffic in Arms Regulations), and the Department of the Treasury (individual country sanctions and embargo regulations administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)). The Export Compliance Officer reports to the Director of Security within the Office of the Chancellor and will maintain office operations at the Lawrence campus and on the KUMC Kansas City campus.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    40% Export Compliance: 

    • Coordinates export control assessments, license determinations, and documentation, and drafts correspondence with federal agencies and serves as an empowered official for license applications.
    • Conducts restricted party screenings and assists with product/technology classifications, makes license determinations.
    • Provides specialized reviews of university activities that have export control implications, including foreign travel and fieldwork, foreign visitor and visa screening, physical exports, research restrictions, international collaborations, certain purchases and agreements.
    • Determines export licensing requirements for items, technology and technical data, supplied by third parties, or created during the course of university activities, and technical assistance or defense services provided during the course of university activities.
    • Consults and advises researchers and administrators on export control issues in conjunction with the Office of General Counsel and outside counsel, when necessary.
    • Drafts and submits for the empowered official’s signature export license applications, commodity jurisdiction or classification, and advisory opinion requests to federal agencies.  Maintains documentation and submits required periodic reports to federal agencies.
    • Develops, provides briefings for, tracks, and ensures compliance with necessary technology control plans.
    • Provides guidance and assistance pertaining to other U.S. international shipping regulations and requirements and destination country import regulations.

    40% Management of Compliance Programs

    • Implements the export management programs.
    • Advises on the development and maintenance of university policies and procedures to ensure consistency and compliance with federal regulations governing export control and interactions with embargoed or sanctioned countries.
    • Monitor and analyze export control regulatory developments and propose program changes, as needed, to address the University’s export compliance needs.
    • Coordinate with campus partners to identify export control risks and implement solutions to address such risks.

    15% Training and Outreach

    • Implements training for faculty and staff regarding export controls, procedures for exports and deemed exports, restricted party screening, technology control plans, interactions with embargoed or sanctioned countries, and reporting of suspected violations.
    • Conducts periodic campus-wide assessment and audit of export control-related activities and risks. 5% Other duties as assigned

    Job Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Five years export licensing and compliance experience in interpretation of export control regulations and classification and licensing determinations regarding controlled items and technologies.
    • Program Management experience
    • Eligibility and ability to receive and maintain a minimum of a U.S. government Secret security clearance (U.S. citizenship required).
    • Demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships regarding compliance with all levels of organizational personnel.
    • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident to comply with ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) requirements.

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics

    A complete application consists of a cover letter, resume and three professional references. Please use your cover letter to address how you meet the required and preferred qualifications. Incomplete applications will not be considered. An online University of Kansas application must be completed to be considered for this position.
    Review of applications will begin January 4, 2018 and will continue until positions are filled.
    For more information or to apply on-line go to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position number 10443BR.

  • 05 Dec 2017 10:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Marjorie Alquist
    LORD Corporation
    111 Lord Drive
    Cary, NC  27511

    Email:  marjorie.alquist@lord.com

    Job Title:  Global Trade Compliance Specialist

    Reports to:  Manager, Global Trade Compliance


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develop, implement, and maintain policies and procedures that direct and support export, import, and free trade activities to ensure compliance with US and foreign regulations 
    • Stay abreast of new, amended, or proposed regulatory activities to determine impact to the ITCP and business objectives, implement necessary program modifications and effectively communicate throughout the organization
    • Lead Free Trade program qualification activities including review, evaluation, validation, approval, and communication
    • Determine jurisdiction and classification of LORD products, technology, and software
    • Determine product and technology country of origin consistent with US regulations and requirements
    • Lead, support and liaise with Logistics on import activities to include reviewing invoices, making post-entry adjustments, auditing entries, and interacting with brokers and freight forwarder to ensure compliance with US Customs regulations
    • Collaborate with the business to determine appropriate license requirements and prepare, submit, maintain, and train employees on export authorizations including licenses and agreements to ensure compliance with US export regulations
    • Populate and utilize internal electronic database used to populate, track, and manage export authorization data for use by GTC, shipping, customer service, and sales and marketing
    • Lead and/or support 3rd party, and government led audits, queries, submissions, disclosures, and reports along with auditing freight forwarders and develop/implement corrective action plan as appropriate
    • Identify and communicate known or potential non-compliance events or activities to Manager GTC, Director Global Compliance, or LORD Legal to include preparing a fact finding summary of events
    • Develop training modules and lead employee training efforts as defined in LOP-106 on the topics of export, import, and free trade
    • Lead and/or support sourcing compliance activities to include reviewing purchase orders for military items, shipments made under LOP-115, country of origin affidavits, and auditing internal and external paperwork
    • Manage interactions of trade compliance activities including interaction with third parties to include freight forwarders, brokers, logistics providers, and US or foreign government agencies such as Customs, Dept. of Commerce, and Dept. of State
    • Train, cross train and develop other GTC team members in various aspects of trade compliance
    • Identify, initiate, coordinate, and lead projects/cross functional projects that improve existing processes and procedures to support trade compliance activities and/or business objectives
    • Manage and direct requests from internal and external parties to appropriate individual or function within the organization
    • Support company structure opportunities and action such as M&A and global organization activities as requested
    • Operate in a legal capacity for LORD including Power of Attorney (specific to trade related matters) and Empowered Official (if/when designated)
    • Willing to travel domestically and internationally, <10%
    • Trade compliance subject matter export and resource for LORD organizational functions
    • Support Global Compliance through ad hoc projects


    • Minimum of eight years of trade compliance experience
    • Skilled command and strong working knowledge of US export, import, and free trade regulations
    • Regular interaction and collaboration activities with various organizational functions domestically and globally
    • Initiate, coordinate, and lead team projects to include cross functional projects
    • Experience in analyzing and applying regulations to various import and export business processes and functions
    • Experience preparing, obtaining, and managing commodity jurisdictions, export licenses, technical assistance agreements
    • Experience developing, implementing, and auditing an established trade compliance program
    • Experience in developing training modules and delivering to employees domestically and globally


    • More than ten years of related trade compliance experience
    • Experience with enterprise systems/software, especially SAP and/or trade compliance systems/software
    • International work assignment
    • Current/recent participation or involvement in professional or industry trade organization such as Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG); Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), Import Compliance Professionals Association (ICPA), or Society of International Affairs (SIA)
    • Paralegal, finance, regulatory, or tax experience



    • BA/BS degree


    • MA/MS degree
    • MBA degree


    • US Customs Broker License
    • Certifications in trade compliance capacities, such as Empowered Official, Global Business Professional, US Customs Broker license, etc. Industry qualifications in trade compliance topic areas (e.g. ITAR, EAR, FACR, Customs, etc.)

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics

      • Skilled command with appropriate level of working knowledge specific to US export, import, and free trade regulations
      • Strong understanding and application of methodologies to determine jurisdiction and classification of LORD products, technology, and software
      • Strong interest to continue building career in trade compliance
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high degree of professionalism and interpersonal skills
      • Effectively communicate and liaison between GTC and all internal and external parties
      • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and accuracy Strong leadership and teamwork skills
      • Capacity to accept frequent challenges with extensive and complex scope that confront typical trade compliance programs in US manufacturing companies, and manage these challenges effectively with minimal supervision
      • Ability to manage several projects of varying complexity simultaneously and effectively
      • High ethical and personal integrity standards; honest and trustworthy
      • Proficient computer skills and demonstrated capability in Microsoft Office suite tools
  • 22 Nov 2017 2:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Harris Corporation
    77 River Road
    Clifton, NJ 07014

    TO APPLY: https://harrisrccorp.peoplefluent.com/res_viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-60664&ERFormID=res_newjoblist&ERFormCode=any

    Job Title: Sr. Trade Compliance Analyst

    General Job Description:
    Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers' toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. The Electronic Systems Segment is seeking a qualified candidate to join the Harris Trade Compliance team as a Trade Compliance Analyst. This individual will be responsible for providing Trade Compliance support to the Electronic Systems segment or a subordinate Business Unit, this includes but is not limited to:

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Interpreting U.S. trade regulations (ITAR, EAR, OFAC, ATF and Customs) and providing necessary guidance to internal customers.
    • Interfacing with program managers, internal functions (Human Resources, Supply Chain, Information Systems, etc.) and senior leadership to ensure all work processes are in compliance U.S. Trade regulations.
    • Drafting, submitting and managing export licenses, technical assistance agreements, commodity jurisdiction and classification requests, as required to support business initiatives.
    • Reviewing and approving international shipments, foreign travel, incoming foreign visitors, release of technology and technical data, to ensure compliance with applicable U.S. regulations and Harris policies and procedures.
    • Providing ad hoc export training.
    • Assisting with internal audits.
    • Reporting violations to the Electronic System Empowered Official.
    • Drafting voluntary self-disclosures as needed.
    • Business travel required: 10%

    Job Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or Engineering, 10+ years of relevant experience and practical knowledge in:

    • U.S. trade regulations (ITAR, EAR, OFAC and Customs) with demonstrated prior experience working in a trade compliance role.
    • Use of D-Trade, SNAP-R and ACE.
    • International shipping and Customs procedures.
    • Use of license exemption and exceptions.
    • Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and SharePoint.
    • Export classification of goods, services and information and product database management.

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics:

    • Proficiency in EASE export administration and licensing software.
    • Knowledgeable in avionics and Electronic Warfare.
    • Knowledgeable in Foreign Military Sales (FMS).
    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interface with personnel at all levels, both verbally and in writing.
    • Exhibits a high attention to detail, integrity and discretion.
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