Trade Compliance Specialist Ref# V-32640

  • South East, Greater London, London, UK
  • £55000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Bonus!
  • Permanent
  • V-32640

Holt Executive are partnered with a global leader within the Global Connectivity space and is the market leader in global mobile satellite communications.

Our partner is seeking a Trade Compliance Specialist to collaborate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to ensure adherence to regulations and best practices in activities such as the Export Compliance programme for the global business.

Key Responsibilities for the Trade Compliance Specialist:

  • The Trade Compliance Specialist will manage and oversee the UK administration and control of exports for controlled goods, software, and technology. This includes communicating with impacted parties to ensure seamless integration with relevant business processes and transactions.
  • Assist the Compliance team in conducting Know Your Customer (KYC) checks.
  • Ensure all systems and folders used for export monitoring and control are utilized and maintained effectively according to established procedures.
  • Supporting the Senior Export Control Manager on matters of compliance, especially concerning areas listed in greater detail below.
  • Guarantee adherence to all relevant policies and procedures for export control. Maintain proper registration upkeep for all necessary licenses and permits.
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are adhered to, and all required registrations are properly maintained.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all applicable regulations affecting the UK, EU and US.
  • Facilitate the authorisation signature process and maintain comprehensive records for all TAA support activities.
  • The Trade Compliance Specialist will provide admin support to the compliance team including maintaining training records and for local staff.
  • Provide and maintain metrics as defined by the Senior Export Control Manager.
  • Conduct annual self-assessments to identify gaps and areas of risk across all areas of involvement and communicate these to the team.
  • Support the Senior Export Control Manager to perform internal export control audits on each main exporting hub, including Norway, The Netherlands, Singapore, and the UK.
  • Support the Senior Export Control Manager and other parts of the organization on specific projects as appropriate.

Key Skills and Experience Required by the Trade Compliance Specialist: 

  • Awareness, knowledge, and experience required to understand and provide guidance in exporting and importing dual-use and defence articles, technology and services under: 
    • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
    • Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
    • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
    • UK Export Control Regulations (Military and Dual-Use)
    • EU Export Control Regulations (Dual-Use)
  • Experience in Export Control.
  • Knowledge of Sanctioned Party Screening.
  • Awareness of Anti-corruption & Anti-bribery regulations.
  • Experienced with working with staff at all levels of the organisation.

If your skills and experience match this Trade Compliance Specialist opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to

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