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Senior Manager, Global Regulatory & Trade Compliance - DFS1171299 in Los Angeles, CA at DFS

Date Posted: 12/22/2018

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Job Description


• Senior Manager, Global Regulatory and Trade Compliance is responsible for implementing and overseeing the maintenance of internal import/export processes and controls to mitigate risk and ensure compliance with relevant Government regulations. In collaboration with internal business partners, monitor the conduct of activities for adherence to regulatory import/export procedures throughout the business lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities:

• Work with global team members, business leaders and other key stakeholders to successfully implement trade compliance program(s)
• Manage and oversee the maintenance of global compliance policies and procedures for use by key business partners and train appropriate personnel on requirements to ensure on-going compliance
• Influence all functions in the organisation regarding importance of compliance and drive understanding, adherence to and improvements of compliance in each function related to their responsibilities
• Assist with strategic projects to improve efficiency, compliance and cost reduction initiatives
• Develop process with various internal functions in obtaining import/export licenses, agreements, permits, certification and similar
• Manage and maintain reports and metrics pertaining to various elements of import/export process. Report on trends, areas of concern and improvement opportunities
• Identify training neds, develop and provide training pertaining to import/export requirements
• Monitor import/export compliance through self-assessment audits with the goal of identifying weakness and risk. Develop actionable plans and procedures to mitigate those risks
• Be the primary interface to various internal partners regarding interpretation of regulatory requirements or Company trade policies and procedures
• Keep abreast of regulatory changes that may affect the company and its affiliates, revise trade compliance policies and practices in accordance with changing rules and business needs
• Ensure accurate classification of the company’s commodities under applicable import, export or controlled goods regulations
• Working knowledge of various Global Supply Chain Security Programs ea. CTPAT, TradeFirst and similar
• Other duties as assigned

Key Requirements:
Educational Requirements College or University Degree preferred or equivalent work experience Work Experience 5+ years of leadership experience in import/export trade compliance management Licenses/Certifications Customs Brokers License an advantage Critical knowledge & skills ● Highly collaborative work style Including tools, software ● Ability to apply regulatory requirements in complex scenarios applications, language etc ● Well versed in responding to Government inquires ● Demonstrated ability to weigh risk areas and business objectives to propose realistic solution. Turn complex compliance requirements into scalable processes ● Proficient in MS Word, Excell and at least one Customs System ea. ACE, ICS or similar ● Ability to actively participate in complex, cross functional projects including setting scope, reaching consensus, executing on task and presenting results ● Detailed knowledge of Bonded Warehouse regimes, FTZ’s, Cites, Harmonized System ● Comfortable with paperwork as well as technology