Compliance Specialist

First Technical Recruitment Limited
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Compliance Specialist



Position Purpose

Under general direction, provide support to assigned logistics compliance function to perform a wide range of compliance activities relating to the responsibilities of the position. Primary responsibilities may include import and export instructions, licensing, project support, sustaining issue resolution, training, regulatory research and other specific duties as the position will dictate. To support UK business operations and corporate needs a working knowledge of HMRC requirements and EU regulations is needed. This role is specific to UK logistics compliance and reports to the materials group, but will work closely with corporate International Trade Compliance group.

Essential Functions

Provide import and export instructions.

Perform daily tasks using customs management software/solution or liaising with vendor.

Research, draft and submit applications, documents and forms related to trade compliance activity.

Interact with internal and external customers on matters of trade compliance to ensure satisfactory issue resolution.

Review, analyse and provide recommendations on adherence to trade regulations.

Ensure adequate recordkeeping and reporting within assigned responsibility is accomplished in accordance with trade regulations and corporate policy

Assist Project Managers with project support activities related to trade compliance efforts.

Assist in developing and implementing new procedures and work methods to address changing trade compliance requirements.

Assist with internal and external trade compliance audits of the company functions and facilities

Assist with trade compliance training activities as needed.

As directed by the position, manage the import and export of aircraft, parts and technical data, and advise internal/external customers on same.


Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree Business, Marketing, Finance or related curriculum or Equivalent combination of education or experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job.

Other Requirements

Sound experience in trade compliance or related experience. See Other Requirements in job description.

Ability to effectively learn and operate within the companies enterprise systems, web-based applications and 3rd party productivity software, including, but not limited to: SAP, GTS, CAS, Corridor, Oracle, Sales Logix, Livelink, P-DocM, Cognos, SmarTeam,

Visual Compliance, CMP.Net , Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Projects, IPC, Adobe suite.

Ability to read and interpret all relevant UK/EU trade regulations such as customs regulations and military export control.

Preferred: Ability to read and interpret all relevant US Trade regulations such as Export Administration Regulations (EAR),

International Traffic Arms Regulations (ITAR), North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Customs regulations.

Strong written and verbal communication skills (English).

Applicant must be a British citizen, or the right to work and remain in the UK and ability to work with UK military control topics.

Applicant must possess organisational and critical thinking skill.

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