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Trade Compliance Consultant Posted 1/27/23

Join a creative team of problem-solvers who make our clients’ lives easier through practical trade compliance consulting services. For 15 years, Export Solutions has helped companies of all sizes understand and apply import/export regulations to their businesses. Become part of our growing work-from-home team that will add more than 40 new clients in 2023. 

We are not your traditional consulting firm. We enjoy unpacking complicated regulations and creating real-world solutions that make a difference.  We strive for that moment when the complex becomes clear – when a client tells us they “get it’ and can see a path forward. Our core values drive everything we do: client satisfaction, responsiveness, professionalism, honesty, integrity and continual improvement.

Overview

The Trade Compliance Consultant provides helpful services, advice and knowledge to our clients and our team.  We seek someone with a positive, can-do attitude who enjoys tackling new challenges and continually building their knowledge.

Responsibilities

Some of what we’re looking for includes:

Technical Skills

  • ECCN and USML classifications
  • Restricted Parties List screening and analysis
  • Export license applications (BIS and DDTC)
  • Training development and delivery
  • Policy/procedure development, audits and gap analysis

Management Skills

  • Excellent project management to assist multiple clients spanning different industries, products/services and geographies simultaneously.
  • Conflict resolution focused on finding those “win-win” scenarios.

Communication & Teamwork

  • Proactive, responsive and professional communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Collaborative team player
  • Forges valuable, long-lasting relationships.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum five (5) years prior experience in a trade compliance role.
  • Fundamental knowledge of ITAR, EAR, OFAC, CBP and other import/export regulations.
  • Excellent attention to detail, accurate recordkeeping skills.
  • The ability to effectively handle time-sensitive, critical issues despite setbacks, obstacles and time constraints.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).  Access to export controlled technology by individuals other than U.S. Persons (as defined in §120.62 of the ITAR and Part 722 of the EAR) requires approval by the U.S. government.  It is necessary for Export Solutions to identify the citizenship of candidates being offered positions requiring access to export controlled technology to determine if a U.S. government authorization is required.  Your employment will be contingent upon Export Solutions ability to obtain necessary approvals as required by the law to place you in the position.

Why Export Solutions?

We take our work seriously, but have fun getting it done.  The average tenure for our team members is 8 years – double the national average.  Find out why and join our growing team today.

Full-Time Employees Receive:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Employee Incentive Compensation Plan
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance with a Gold Level Insurance Plan and competitive monthly premiums.
  • Eligibility to participate in our 401(k) plan with a 4% company match after one year.
  • Twenty-five (25) PTO days per year (vacation, holidays and personal/sick time)
  • Innovative Wellness Program powered by Holisticly

To Apply

Is this the team you’re looking for?  Please submit an updated resume to Gail Seago at: GailS@exportsolutionsinc.com.  All candidates will be required to complete an online job fit assessment as part of the screening process.

EXPORT SOLUTIONS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 


Compliance Analyst IV- Hybrid - Washington, DC Posted 1/25/2023

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Compliance Analyst IV provides expertise on special projects, advising senior management and law enforcement agencies on foreign policy issues and national security implications of administrative compliance investigations, criminal enforcement activities, and registration issues regarding parties involved in defense trade.

***THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET CLEARANCE***

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following:

  • Works to manage the registration of exporters, manufacturers, and brokers under Parts 122 and 129 of the ITAR. Helps design and implements office policies and procedures for review of information submitted by registrants to meet the requirements of 122.2 concerning criminal violations or indictments under relevant statutes (120.27), as well as foreign ownership and control, and notices of changes submitted as required under 122.4 concerning foreign ownership and control.
  • With input from senior staff, manages administrative compliance cases, enforcement procedures, and investigations and remedies, including facilitating administrative hearings to address civil charges involving export control violations and preparing consent agreements on behalf of the Department, which may involve extensive coordination with other Federal agencies.
  • Develops, as necessary, proposals for special compliance activities and reviews.
  • Helps ensure that substantive and facilitative services provided by and for DTCC and its staff are supportive of operational needs and requirements.
  • Interprets and applies legislative and regulatory material in order to make decisions and recommendations of general and specific applicability concerning compliance with the AECA/ITAR. Reviews and proposes revisions to legal authorities to enhance clarity, accuracy, and effectiveness with respect to compliance concerns.
  • Performs analyses and identifies trends associated with registration, brokering, manufacturing, exports, retransfers, temporary imports and other activities implicating compliance with U.S. export laws and regulations.
  • Initiates inquiry with and obtains appropriate documentation from US parties or other DDTC elements. Prepares final action for senior staff approval.
  • Updates and maintains State Department’s Watch List database of entities of concern, both to comply with the AECA and to support foreign policy implementation via arms export licensing. Helps identify and implement technical improvements to the system.
  • Working with other DTCC staff, conducts pro-active outreach to the U.S. and foreign defense community to promote compliance with U.S. export laws and regulations. Speaks at government and industry conferences. Participates in Company Visit program activities.
  • Responds to inquiries concerning compliance matters.
  • Coordinates with the Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing on compliance and enforcement matters, including license suspensions, revocations, denials, and eligibility to participate in defense trade.

EDUCATON AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree or combination of education and experience
  • Seven (7) years of industry or government experience required
  • Experience with ITAR and AECA compliance, or civil enforcement required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES

  • Active TOP SECRET Clearance.
  • Successfully pass a federal background check and a drug screen
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills. The candidate should be prepared to provide writing samples.
  • Establish priorities and organize a variety of activities, often on a simultaneous basis.
  • Interact with personnel at all grade levels.
  • Work under pressure of short, rigid deadlines and time constraints.
  • May be required to travel within Domestic and/or International.
  • Has working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs and be able to operate all office equipment including but not limited to: telephones, copy machines, fax machines, scanners, printers, and computers

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work will be performed in a climate-controlled office environment.
  • Hybrid telework available
  • May be required to travel within Domestic and/or International
  • Cherokee Federal employees are included as covered employees in U.S. Presidential Executive Order 14042, which mandates COVID vaccines for federal contractors. Executive Order 14042 is currently blocked from enforcement pending court proceedings. Therefore, Cherokee Federal is halting the application of the mandate; however, if the injunction is lifted, Cherokee Federal will restore administration of the vaccine requirement.

COMPLIANCE

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, and we prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status or for inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing compensation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf   and  https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf 

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status. Please do not send email request pertaining to recruiting as this email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link:  https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf 

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time Tuesdays – Thursdays from 10:00am – 2:00pm CST to make applicable Affirmative Action Plans accessible. Please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2021 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com.

Please do not send email for job application follow-up or staffing advertisement/request pertaining to recruiting as this email box is not for resumes or job applications.

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ABOUT US

Join the team who values your skills and expertise. Cherokee Nation System Solutions (CNSS) helps federal agencies improve productivity and find innovative solutions. Taking a personalized approach, CNSS offers a complete line of innovative services and consulting to government agencies, including call center, application modernization, data utilization, advanced analytics and IT infrastructure. Your valuable skills can help us give customers the support they deserve and the quality they expect from our team  a team of experts, like you.

Cherokee Nation System Solutions is part of Cherokee Federal – a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. For more information, visit cherokee-federal.com.

ABOUT THE TEAM

Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios — ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud and logistics.

Since 2012, our team of companies has won $6 billion in government contracts and completed more than 5,300 federal missions. Our 3,600+ employees work in 20+ countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why Cherokee Federal? Visit Cherokee-Federal.com to learn why you should join our team! 

Applicants selected may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Cherokee Federal is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, union affiliation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We conform to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations governing all aspects of the relationship between the Company and its employees, including, but not limited to, recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, training, working conditions, wages and salary administration, employee benefits, and application of policies. The policies and principles of EEO also apply to the selection and treatment of independent contractors, personnel working on our premises who are employed by temporary agencies and any other persons or firms doing business for or with the Company.

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Compliance Analyst II - Hybrid - Washington, DC Posted 1/25/2023

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Bureau of Political Military Affairs (PM), Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) requires the support of a Compliance Analyst with a regulatory background to join the Compliance and Civil Enforcement division.

***THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE ***

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following:

  • Facilitates the registration of exporters, manufacturers, and brokers under Parts 122 and 129 of the ITAR under close supervision.
  • In accordance with established office policies and procedures, reviews information submitted by registrants to meet the requirements of Section 122.2 concerning criminal violations or indictments under relevant statutes (Section
  • 120.27), as well as foreign ownership and control, and notices of changes submitted as required under Section 122.4 concerning foreign ownership and control.
  • Reviews license requests referred from DTCL to ensure appropriate compliance with registration requirements. Initiates inquiry with and obtains appropriate documentation from US parties or other DDTC elements. Prepares final action for senior staff approval
  • Updates and maintains State Department’s Watch List database of entities of concern, both to comply with the AECA and to support foreign policy implementation via arms export licensing. Helps identify and implement technical improvements to the system.
  • Helps monitor team efforts to expand and refine abilities, respond to shifts in workload, and maintain high quality work products.
  • Coordinates and liaises with interagency non-proliferation and export control community on arms trafficking/proliferation matters involving the AECA and ITAR, as well as international export control outreach.
  • Performs record searches, reviews and analyzes license approvals, produces comprehensive reports of finding and provide information that support criminal investigations by the DHS ICE, FBI, and U.S. Attorneys.
  • Participates in the Company Visit Program through periodic, domestic travel around the U.S to pre-selected defense companies. Gather information, prepare plan, conduct visit and report on findings.
  • Maintains a list of parties debarred and ineligible to participate in the export of defense articles and services under the ITAR for use by the Department and the defense industry.
  • Monitors compliance cases involving statutory debarment of individuals or companies convicted of violating the AECA. Reviews case files, indictments and court orders. Reports findings to supervisor. As directed, processes requests for reinstatement of export privileges upon termination of debarment.
  • Coordinates with the Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing on compliance and enforcement matters, including license suspensions, revocations, denials, and eligibility to participate in defense trade.
  • Helps coordinate plans and operations within DDTC to help identify and prevent violations of U.S. export laws and regulations and support remedial action, such as civil enforcement and/or prosecution of individual or corporate violators of the AECA/ITAR.
  • Working with other DTCC staff, conducts pro-active outreach to the U.S. and foreign defense community to promote compliance with U.S. export laws and regulations. Speaks at government and industry conferences. Participates in Company Visit program activities. Responds to inquiries concerning compliance matters.
  • Coordinates with the Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing on compliance and enforcement matters, including license suspensions, revocations, denials, and eligibility to participate in defense trade.
  • Helps coordinate plans and operations within DDTC to help identify and prevent violations of
  • U.S. export laws and regulations and support remedial action, such as civil enforcement and/or prosecution of individual or corporate violators of the AECA/ITAR.
  • Working with other DTCC staff, conducts pro-active outreach to the U.S. and foreign defense community to promote compliance with U.S. export laws and regulations. Speaks at government and industry conferences. Participates in Company Visit program activities. Responds to inquiries concerning compliance matters.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree or combination of education and experience with regulatory compliance or civil or criminal enforcement.
  • At least 2 years of regulatory experience.
  • Must have familiarity with ITAR/AECA

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The ideal candidate will possess:    

  • This position requires an active Secret Clearance.
  • Successfully pass a federal background check and a drug screen.
  • Good judgment and ability to work with supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to resolve disputes in a timely and professional manner.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills. The candidate should be prepared to provide writing samples.
  • Good organizational skills including the ability to assist on multiple projects consistent with established timeframes.
  • Ability to synthesize information and develop recommendations for management based on an analysis of the information.
  • Has working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs and be able to operate all office equipment including but not limited to: telephones, copy machines, fax machines, scanners, printers, and computers.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work will be performed in a climate-controlled office environment.
  • Hybrid telework available
  • May be required to travel within Domestic and/or International
  • Cherokee Federal employees are included as covered employees in U.S. Presidential Executive Order 14042, which mandates Covid vaccines for federal contractors. Executive Order 14042 is currently blocked from enforcement pending court proceedings. Therefore, Cherokee Federal is halting the application of the mandate; however, if the injunction is lifted, Cherokee Federal will restore administration of the vaccine requirement.

ABOUT THE TEAM   
Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios — ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud and logistics.

COMPLIANCE

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status or for inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing compensation. 

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Compliance Analyst I - Hybrid - Washington, DC Posted 1/25/2023

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JOB DESCRIPTION

SUMMARY

The Compliance Analyst I will perform regulatory compliance work, taking initial action on all incoming voluntary disclosures from the defense industry on civil violations of the AECA and ITAR as well as on license requests that are the subject of a “Watch List” hold for enforcement reasons. The Compliance Analyst will also monitor compliance cases involving statutory debarment of individuals or companies convicted of violating the AECA and perform record searches, analyze license approvals, and produce reports of findings.

**THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE **

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following:

  • Facilitates the registration of exporters, manufacturers, and brokers under Parts 122 and 129 of the ITAR under close supervision.
  • In accordance with established office policies and procedures, reviews information submitted by registrants to meet the requirements of Section 122.2 concerning criminal violations or indictments under relevant statutes (Section 120.27), as well as foreign ownership and control, and notices of changes submitted as required under Section 122.4 concerning foreign ownership and control.
  • Reviews and takes action on license requests that are the subject of a “Watch List” hold for enforcement reasons. The Watch List has entities that are suspected, alleged, indicted or convicted of civil and criminal violations of the AECA and ITAR and certain “enumerated statutes.” Action on a license hold is based on all available information (e.g.,Watch List entry, office files and computer database searches), coordination with law enforcement and consultation with the supervisor.
  • Takes initial action on all incoming voluntary disclosures from the defense industry on civil violations of the AECA and ITAR. Reviews and writes summaries of incoming voluntary disclosures to be triaged by the supervisor.
  • For disclosures of a minor violation, create a computer record and draft a response for the chief’s signature. For incomplete disclosures, draft a letter with response deadline for the chief’s signature, maintain a tracking system and insure receipt of full disclosure information. For all other violations, create a computer record and assign to appropriate employee.
  • Reviews various cases involving violations of the AECA or ITAR and after consultation with supervisor, plans an approach, conducts fact-finding, performs record searches and documents conclusions. Using generally established format as a guide, prepares letters of response for supervisor to pursue and close each case.
  • Reviews and takes action on voluntary disclosures assigned by the supervisor, initially working minor violations. Follow office policies, procedures, and guidance received from the supervisor or senior specialist. Plan an approach, conduct fact-finding, perform search of records, attend meetings and then document findings. Initiate discovery of additional facts. Consult with supervisor and take action. Prepare letter for supervisor signature responding to the violation, including requirement for corrective action to close each case. Perform any follow-up as directed by supervisor.
  • Participates in the Company Visit Program through periodic, domestic travel around the U.S to pre-selected defense companies. Gather information, prepare plan, conduct visit and report on findings.
  • Maintains a list of parties debarred and ineligible to participate in the export of defense articles and services under the ITAR for use by the Department and the defense industry.
  • Monitors compliance cases involving statutory debarment of individuals or companies convicted of violating the AECA.
  • Reviews case files, indictments and court orders. Reports findings to supervisor. As directed, processes requests for reinstatement of export privileges upon termination of debarment.
  • Reviews requests from the regulated public for advisory opinions regarding application of the ITAR, and prepares responses for review, approval and signature by supervisor.
  • Reviews compliance issues arising from registration, mergers and acquisitions, CFIUS, and other contexts, and takes appropriate action as directed by supervisor.
  • Performs special projects or tasks as assigned by supervisor or senior specialist.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned, including escorting and administrative tasks.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor Degree or combination of education and experience with regulatory compliance or civil or criminal enforcement.
  • At least 2 years of regulatory experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The ideal candidate will possess:    

  • This position requires an active Secret Clearance.
  • Successfully pass a federal background check and a drug screen.
  • Good judgment and ability to work with supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to resolve disputes in a timely and professional manner.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills. The candidate should be prepared to provide writing samples.
  • Good organizational skills including the ability to assist on multiple projects consistent with established timeframes.
  • Ability to synthesize information and develop recommendations for management based on an analysis of the information.
  • Has working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs and be able to operate all office equipment including but not limited to: telephones, copy machines, fax machines, scanners, printers, and computers.
  • May be required to travel within Domestic and/or International.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work will be performed in a climate-controlled office environment.
  • Cherokee Federal employees are included as covered employees in U.S. Presidential Executive Order 14042, which mandates Covid vaccines for federal contractors. Executive Order 14042 is currently blocked from enforcement pending court proceedings. Therefore, Cherokee Federal is halting the application of the mandate; however, if the injunction is lifted, Cherokee Federal will restore administration of the vaccine requirement.

ABOUT THE TEAM   
Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios — ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud and logistics.

Since 2012, our team of companies has won $6 billion in government contracts and completed more than 5,300 federal missions. Our 3,600+ employees work in 20+ countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why Cherokee Federal? Visit cherokee-federal.com to learn why you should join our team!

COMPLIANCE

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status or for inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing compensation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf 

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status. Please do not send email request pertaining to recruiting as this email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link:  https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf 

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time Tuesdays – Thursdays from 10:00am – 2:00pm CST to make applicable Affirmative Action Plans accessible. Please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2021 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com.

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Trade Compliance Manager Posted 1/18/2023

Locations  Simsbury, CT

time type Full time

job requisition id REQ103194

At Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD), we believe that our strengths are built on our most important resource - our people. Join EBAD and you'll be a part of a team who creates cutting edge technology that will blast us into the future. No other company can match the innovative energetic solutions that we provide. At EBAD you will actively contribute to successful missions putting men, women, and satellites into space, and protecting our armed service men and women around the world. If this is the culture and work environment you are seeking, then EBAD is the place for you! ​

Job Description

The Trade Compliance Manager, Business Process & Procedure manages policy related activities leading to the company’s compliance to U.S. and foreign laws and regulations.  This role reports to the Manager, Export Compliance. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Managing and directing the ongoing development and implementation of the trade compliance program across the EB Space and Defense businesses
  • Reviews changes to the regulations to ensure that internal export compliance policies remain up to date and communicates any changes
  • Identify gaps with export compliance manual, recommend and implement improvements
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of the export management and compliance program through periodic self-assessments
  • Coordinate and assist the internal audit of EBAD export compliance policies and procedures to maintain compliance with latest laws and regulations
  • Organize and provide trade compliance training and maintain training records
  • Supports EO’s with any investigation into export compliance issues and advises the senior export officer (i.e. the President of the Company) and EBI Counsel on whether a voluntary self-disclosure is required
  • Supports the preparation of voluntary self-disclosures
  • Serves as the point of contact for governmental agencies on matters related to the export policy manual
  • Prepare annual reports as required by the U.S. Department of State
  • Supports Legal, Sales, Finance, Manufacturing and Logistics/Warehouse groups and may provide strategic and operational guidance as needed
  • Assist with cross-functional projects related to trade compliance transactions
  • Supports the Jurisdiction/Classification of products
  • Denied Party Screening

Requirements:

This position relies on sound judgment to ensure achievement of corporate business objectives and operational goals.  Responsible for interacting with all business segments to ensure compliance with import/export regulations The role is certified to act as an Empowered Official on behalf of EBAD and its subsidiaries.  Must be a U.S. citizen. 

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of experience in the field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  CUSECO® a plus.
  • Knowledge of EAR, ITAR, U.S. Customs regulations, and FCPA
  • Direct experience with U.S. import/export regulations and electronic licensing processes
  • Ability to work independently and objectively with a focus to stay organized
  • Solution oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite software

Manager, Global Trade (Remote) Posted 1/10/2023

At Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S), you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

We are looking for an experienced Global Trade (GT) licensing professional to support export/import licensing and compliance activities in its Surveillance & Network Solutions (SNS) business unit - a fast paced and exciting working environment. This position reports to the Global Trade Licensing Senior Manager supporting SNS’s surveillance and targeting programs headquartered in McKinney, Texas. The Manager, Global Trade, will act as Empowered Official for a portfolio of programs. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop, write, review, and submit export/import authorizations and provide transaction support for exports/imports of hardware, technology, technical data, and services. The successful candidate will work closely with internal customers to support international capture activities and on-going program support in an efficient and timely manner. Additionally, this position will work with and mentor other global trade professionals through EO reviews or specific training. While this is not a supervisory role it positions the right candidate for future growth within GT.

This is not a customs or logistics position.  

What You Will Do:

  • Develop export authorization strategies for international marketing, sales, support, offshore procurement, and manufacturing of defense and dual use articles
  • Prepare and submit export/import license applications, agreements, eligible exemptions/exceptions, and other requests for USG approval
  • Provide export/import authorization status updates to leadership and capture/program teams
  • Primary interface on interpretation of regulatory requirements or company GT policies and procedures for specific capture opportunities
  • Maintain, manage, and monitor applicable licenses, agreements, permits, certifications, technology release authorizations, and jurisdiction and classification determinations in compliance with applicable US Government regulations and company policies
  • Participate in technical programmatic discussions/meetings with program areas
  • Act as a resource for entry-level EX/IM GT personnel
  • Participate in compliance assessments, internal and external audits, and investigations

Skills and Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship status is required as this position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Secret Clearance within 1 year of start date
  • The ability to adapt to changing US Government and customer conditions; be flexible, cooperative, and collaborative
  • Demonstrated experience as an EO, applying for and managing ITAR and EAR export authorizations, and other export transactions
  • The ability to problem-solve, to work under time sensitive circumstances, collaboratively or independently, and to take initiative to address situations before issues arise
  • Able to present recommendations to solve business challenges
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented with ability to prioritize and make independent decisions using excellent judgement skills
  • Able to manage priorities of multiple complex tasks
  • Focused attention to details and follow through on assignments to achieve desired results timely
  • Ability to travel to McKinney, TX or other Raytheon locations as required

Desired Skills:

  • Prior experience as an EO with ability to obtain RIS certification within 12 months following hire
  • Prior experience leading a team and providing EO oversite; direct management/supervision of employees is not anticipated at this time.
  • Legal education and experience with compliance
  • Technical background in a STEM field
  • Knowledge of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and logistics.  Experience with Microsoft 360, DECCS, SNAP-R; and OCR EASE IT systems a plus

Required Education:

Typically requires a university degree and a minimum of 8 years prior relevant experience, OR an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum of 6 years relevant experience.

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with great compensation, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays.

Work Locations:

Remote, with ability to travel to our McKinney, TX or other Raytheon sites as needed

Relocation assistance is not available

Manager, Global Trade (Remote) in Remote City, Texas, United States of America | Legal at Raytheon (rtx.com)




Principal Specialist, Global Trade (Remote) Posted 1/10/2023

At Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S), you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

We are looking for an experienced Global Trade licensing professional to support export/import (Ex/Im) licensing and compliance activities in its Surveillance and Network Solutions (SNS) business unit - a fast paced and exciting Ex/Im working environment. This position reports to the Global Trade (GT) Licensing Senior Manager supporting SNS’s surveillance and targeting programs in McKinney, TX and will be located either near a SNS site or remotely near another Raytheon location.

The Principal Specialist, Global Trade will be responsible for working with GT peers and managers to develop export/import strategies to support international capture, program and supply chain efforts. The position will work closely with internal customers to develop export and import authorizations that allow for the efficient and timely export or import of technology, technical data, hardware and services. The position will apply international export/import control regulations and laws to enable international business activities.

This is not a customs or logistics position.

What You Will Do:

  • Assist with the development of export authorization strategies for the international marketing, sales, support, offshore procurement, and manufacturing of defense and dual use articles
  • Prepare and submit export/import license applications, agreements, eligible exemptions/exceptions and other requests for USG approval
  • Provide export/import authorization status updates to leadership and capture/program teams
  • Participate in strategic business engagement at the program level to ensure business execution, growth and compliance
  • Provide consistent interpretation of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to RI&S employees
  • Facilitate approvals for the physical export/import of hardware and other transactional activities involving controlled goods, information and services
  • Work with peers and stakeholders to determine and certify appropriate legal authority for exports/imports of dual-use commodities and technology, defense article hardware, and technical data and defense services
  • Participate in compliance assessments and investigations
  • Develop and deliver training for employees engaged in international business activities
  • Review and approve technical and non-technical information, as needed prior to release to non-U.S. Persons
  • Act as a resource for entry-level Ex/Im GT personnel

Skills and Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship status is required as this position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Secret Clearance within 1 year of start date
  • Experience researching, interpreting, and applying the ITAR and EAR
  • Demonstrated experience in applying for and managing ITAR and EAR export authorizations
  • Flexible, cooperative and collaborative; demonstrated ability to adapt to changing US Government and customer conditions
  • Able to present recommendations to solve business challenges
  • Problem solver, able to work under time sensitive circumstances, collaboratively or independently, and take initiative to address situations before issues arise
  • Self-motivated and results oriented with ability to prioritize and make independent decisions
  • Able to manage priorities of multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail and follow through on assignments to achieve desired results
  • Ability to travel to the McKinney, TX location or other locations as required to support business/program meetings, classified meetings, professional development, or other required travel - approximately 20%

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with DECCS, SNAP-R, SAP-GT, OCR EASE IT systems
  • Excellent customer relation/interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented with strong sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with multiple business functions for success
  • Sincere interest in the field of Global Trade and its strategic impact
  • Excellent customer relation/interpersonal skills
  • Willing to take on challenges and accept stretch assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and integrate export/import requirements with company's international business strategy

Required Education:

Typically requires a University Degree and a minimum of 5 years prior relevant experience, or an Advance Degree in a related field and a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience.

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with great compensation, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays.

Work Locations:

Remote, with ability to travel to our McKinney, TX or other Raytheon sites as needed

Principal Specialist, Global Trade (Remote) in Remote City, Texas, United States of America | Legal at Raytheon (rtx.com)



Global Trade Principal Specialist Posted 1/9/2023

At Raytheon Intelligence & Space, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

We are looking for an experienced Global Trade licensing professional to support export / import licensing activities in a fast paced and exciting export / import environment. This position reports to the Global Trade (GT) Licensing Manager for the GDS (Global Strike Dominance) business unit and will be a hybrid position located in either our El Segundo or Goleta CA sites. 

The Principal Specialist, Global Trade will be responsible for working with the GT Manager to develop export & import strategies to support international programs and business development capture efforts.  This will be an outstanding opportunity to work in a high-energy, fast-paced environment, developing relationships with internal customers and collaborating with multiple business functions for success.

This is not a customs or logistics position

What You Will Do:

·                Provide consistent interpretation of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to RI&S employees

·                Assisting with the development of export authorization strategies for the international marketing, sales and support of defense and dual use articles for both   domestic and international customers

·                Work closely with internal customers to develop export and import authorizations that allow for the efficient and timely export of technology, technical data,   hardware, and services

·                Apply international trade regulations and laws to real-life situations to enable international business to support programs with international activities

·                Participate in program meetings

·                Prepare and submit license applications, Technical Assistance Agreements (TAA), Manufacturing License Agreements (MLA) and other requests for approval    to the U.S. Department of State Office of Defense Trade Control Licensing, and U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security

·                Provide export authorization status updates to the programs/requestors

·                Facilitate approvals for the physical export of hardware and other transactional activities

·                Work with the Global Trade Manager and other stakeholders to determine and certify appropriate legal authority for exports of dual-use commodities and   technology, and defense article hardware, technical data and defense services.

·                Participate in compliance audits and investigations

·                Develop and deliver training, as required, for employees engaged in international business activities

Skills and Requirements:

·                U.S. citizenship status is required as this position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Secret Clearance within 1 year of start date

·                Experience researching, interpreting, and applying the ITAR and EAR

·                Demonstrated experience in applying for and managing ITAR and EAR export authorizations

·                Flexible, cooperative and collaborative; demonstrated ability to adapt to changing US Government and customer conditions

·                Able to present recommendations to solve business challenges

·                Problem solver, able to work under time sensitive circumstances, collaboratively or independently, and take initiative to address situations before issues arise

·                Self-motivated and results oriented with ability to prioritize and make independent decisions

·                Able to manage priorities of multiple tasks

·                Attention to detail and follow through on assignments to achieve desired results

·                Ability to travel as needed up to 20%

Desired Skills:

·                Experience with SNAP-R, OCR EASE IT systems

·                Demonstrated ability to collaborate with multiple business functions for success

·                Sincere interest in the field of Global Trade and its strategic impact.

·                Excellent customer relation/interpersonal skills

·                Willing to take on challenges and accept stretch assignments.

·                Detail oriented with strong sense of urgency

Required Education:

Typically requires a University Degree and a minimum of 5 years prior relevant experience, or an Advance Degree in a related field and a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience.

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with great compensation, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays.

Work Locations:

El Segundo, CA or Goleta, CA

Relocation assistance is not available



Global Trade Compliance Specialist - Philadelphia, PA  Posted 1/5/2023

Environmental Tectonics Corporation, a global leading manufacturer of industrial custom equipment, located just outside of Philadelphia, PA is seeking a Global Trade Compliance Specialist to support our engineering, operations, and sales teams as well as our CFO as the Empowered Official. Reporting to our Director of Contracts, and on a daily basis, you will engage with cross-functional teams to deploy trade controls (e.g. EAR, ITAR, FTR), create authorizations, review shipments, and classify products, in support of program activity around the globe. You will join a growing team of professionals within ETC who enjoy both the respect of their colleagues and the full support of ETC’s Executive Leadership Team.  

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills:

  •      DFAR & FAR, ITAR & EAR
  •       Classification, Customs Entry Auditing, Corrections, Record Keeping
  •      HTS classifications and COO determinations
  •       Free Trade Agreement
  •      USG reports (ACE)
  •       Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Visio, etc.)

Attributes:

  •        Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve general to moderately complex problems
  •        Demonstrated application of industry business practices and concepts      
  •          Excellent oral and written communication skill
  •       Ability to multi-task
  •         Attention to detail
  •       Strong business acumen, risk-based decision maker
  •       Able to work independently or as part of a team and must have a team player attitude

Required or Desired Qualifications:

  •        Education: Bachelor's Degree or qualifying experience
  •        Experience: 5-10 years of prior work experience which demonstrates aforementioned attributes
  •        General Experience Type: Flexible (some combination of the following :)
  •        Import and Export Compliance
  •        Trade or Trade Compliance
  •        Logistics
  •       Supply Chain
  •       Contracts/Subcontracts
  •       Empowered Official or experience supporting same
  •       Export Classification
  •       Must be a “U.S. person” with the meaning of the ITAR and EAR
  •       Certificates/Licenses: Hold a SECRET clearance or be eligible and willing to apply for a SECRET clearance and/or Certified Trade Compliance Specialist        (preferred).

Responsibilities:

  •    On a daily basis, you will engage with cross-functional teams to deploy trade controls (e.g. EAR, ITAR, FTR), create authorizations, review shipments, and classify         projects, in support of program activity around the globe
  •    Maintain our export authorization program by:
  •    Analyzing situations to determine import or export requirements;
  •    Creating, reviewing, and submitting export authorizations;
  •    Providing guidance to operations and exemption (ITAR) and exception (EAR) usage and recordkeeping;
  •    Reviewing shipments and ensure compliance; and
  •    Evolving our current export processes
  •    Develop and socialize best practices;
  •    Create and review import and Export Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s); and recordkeeping processes; in compliance with ITAR, EAR, FTR, and CBP      regulations;
  •    Manage and control Customs broker(s) to ensure trade compliance
  •    Participate in Customs inquiries and help to prepare responses
  •    Assist in regular audits, including valuation, classification
  •    Be responsible for arranging, preparing and confirming customs invoices are drafted according to project and local regulations
  •         Provide guidance to your team on:
  •        Export classification (USML and CCL);
  •       HTS and Schedule B codes; and
  •    Commercial Invoices, Shipper's Letter of Instruction, and other shipping documentation
  •        Provide and participate in trainings on a regular cadence to your teams, including:
  •       Electronic Export Information (EEI);
  •        Periodically review reports for proper valuation, ITAR exemption certification
  •        Coordinates with freight forwarders and customs brokers;
  •       Adjudicate denied party list screening appropriately via Visual Compliance Platform;
  •       Assist in auditing import/export programs and develop countermeasures and actions plans for compliance improvements
  •                Prepare periodic metrics and KPI reports for import and export operations
  •          Participate actively in special projects as assigned
  •      Other duties as assigned

Candidates must be US citizen or an otherwise lawful US resident.

Environmental Tectonics Corporation is committed to hiring veterans and is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

To apply, visit:  https://www.etcusa.com/careers/available-positions



IMPORT/EXPORT & TRADE COMPLIANCE MANAGER  Posted 12/29/2022

The Import/Export and Trade Compliance Manager will lead global trade compliance for all Safran Aerosystems Services Americas products and services. The role serves as the trade compliance subject matter expert through the provision of a robust trade compliance system of procedures and documentation that meet the requirements of applicable laws, regulations, company policies and best practices. The individual will provide support and guidance to other Safran Aerosystems Services departments for import, export and trade activities as well as defining, development and deployment of related internal training requirements for staff. As a Quality Department team member the individual will assess regulatory and policy compliance and drive continual improvement through conducting internal audits of trade practices and effectiveness of related training programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and support comprehensive risk-based export controls and audit procedures to ensure compliance with US regulations including the Export Administration (EAR) Regulations, the International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) Regulations, and the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) regulations and sanctions programs.
  • Ensure appropriate licensing and export authorization of products and services.
  • Determine the applicable of ITAR license / exemption, or the applicable ECCN license / exception.
  • Ensure records are maintained and in compliance with all governing regulatory requirements and the activities demonstrate reasonable care.
  • Provide direction on segregation and protection of controlled data.
  • Proactively identify potential export, import and trade compliance risks and develop corrective actions and plans.
  • Define and perform internal audits and provision of support for external audits.
  • Develop and implement continuous improvement actions to address issues arising from investigations, disclosures, governmental/regulatory visits, audits and identified deficiencies.
  • Development and deployment of mandatory training and assessing training effectiveness
  • Establish containment actions in response to logistics and customs issues and escalates complex issues to management as appropriate.
  • Liaise with internal and external parties regarding the classification of Safran products using the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) of the United States according to General Rules of Interpretation (GRI's), Binding Rulings, Explanatory Notes, Informed Compliance Publications, Reasonable Care Guides, and other established Customs information.  Monitors and supply HTS, Schedule B, and ECCN documentation for any concerned shipments.
  • Creates and maintains appropriate reporting to management.  Provide specific analysis on import and export regulatory compliance and supply chain initiatives.
  • Ensure and perform denied party screening for employees, visitors, customers, 3rd parties and suppliers and maintain corresponding records.
  • Maintain relationships with the export/import and trade compliance contacts at global sites.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 a) Knowledge and Skills

  • Full working knowledge in Foreign Trade and U.S. customs regulations, tariff codes, and understanding Foreign Trade agreements as it pertains to the business.
  • Knowledge in determining Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) classification, U.S. export jurisdiction (ITAR/ECCN) classification, country of origin, U.S. customs valuation, and clearance procedures.
  • Experience with ERP systems.
  • MS Office Suite:  Advanced Excel (proficient using charts, V-look-up, and pivot tables), and intermediate skills in Word and PowerPoint.
  • Skilled in root cause analysis and ability to make inferences of data under analysis and identify trends in operational statistics or financial records.

b) Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preference in Business, Finance, Logistics, or Supply Chain).
  • Seven (7) years of direct work experience in international Import/Export regulatory compliance – or a combination of education/work experience.
  • Preferred: Experience in a fast-paced and regulated industry (e.g. aerospace, medical, or high-tech).
  • Plus: Experience in aviation repair and overhaul and spare parts distribution.
  • Plus: US Customs Broker License and/or CUSECO Certification.

c) Travel

  • 10% - Domestic and International
  • Between GA sites by road (<25 miles each way)  

http://www.safran-group.com/fr/talents/Nos%20offres/offer/116451?OriginID=6&LCID=1033&offerReference=2022-116451





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