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DATE ADDED: Wed 01/05/2019

UK Trade Compliance Manager

Tamworth, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

Recruitment | Training | Business Advice Consultancy

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Location:Tamworth

Salary: £60k + 600.00 per month car allowance - 25 days holiday+BH - PMI - Pension

The Role

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Responsibility for the trade compliance of approximately $100 million annual transactions.

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Function as an expert resource to the businesses locations in the areas of import/export transactions, policies and procedures with a strategic focus to streamline efficiencies, eliminate waste, and utilise emerging tools and technologies with a focus on customer satisfaction and cost containment while ensuring compliance with regulations.

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Design, implement and manage a robust trade compliance program for the business Operations, including the ongoing development and maintenance of procedures which define responsibility and accountability for completion of activities and supporting operational processes.

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Develop and deliver an ongoing, tailored training program that includes but is not limited to export control and technology, AEO compliance, Corporate Trade Standards, general awareness, risk identification, and escalation. Personally, conduct training as required.

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Develop and maintain country specific import/export matrices to include classifications, license requirements and shipment restrictions, including leading an reclassification project. Coordinate with the Global Trade Compliance for division wide visibility.

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Represent Operations in dealings with customers, suppliers, plants, BU and RU personnel as well as government agencies in response to general inquiries on shipments or licenses. i.e. HMRC, ECO

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Sign documents and file reports related to import/export shipments on behalf of the company Import Export operations under Power of Attorney as granted by the BU President.

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Develop and manage a compliant export licensing program to include effective use of OGELs, SIELs, UK GEA's and other licenses as required to include US TAA's.

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Conduct periodic internal and external compliance assessments of the business's facilities to ensure adherence to policies, procedures and compliance of all activities and transactions with the appropriate import/export laws and record keeping including completion of Audit and Self-Assessment Program. Coordinate with Management on issues, opportunities, recommended solutions and project plans.

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Develop and manage an Inward Process Relief program that identifies both current and future opportunities to provide relief of duty paid on imported articles.

The Candidate

Qualifications

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Minimum five (5) - eight (8) years of experience in a customs and export compliance or similar government role;

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Minimum three (3) years of experience administering IPR program;

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Familiarity with AEO program application, requirements and administration;

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Familiarity with a manufacturing environment;

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Strong knowledge and working understanding of international trade rules and regulations, including customs and export compliance, process control and internal audits. (Classification, Customs entry process, customs invoicing requirements, valuation, Incoterms);

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Solid understanding and experience assigning export control classification (ECN, ML, ITAR a plus);

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Proven knowledge developing and managing export licenses (OGEL, SIEL, UK GEA);

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Experience with European Customs Authorities, international logistics and Customs broker management;

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Able to research complex issues with a variety of resources;

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Exhibits strong leadership with excellent organisational skills and technical expertise;

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Articulate, analytical, and a team player with demonstrated ability to set priorities and work independently;

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Demonstrates outstanding integrity and accountability; and

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Solid computer skills: MS Office Suite and experience with a GTM system a plus.

Education
Role: UK Trade Compliance Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire,

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