Leonardo DRSLeonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustain
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Sr. Manager Trade Compliance

DRS Technologies • 
Melbourne, Florida, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.



Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.



For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.LeonardoDRS.com.

 

Position Summary

Responsible for facilitating DRS business by developing, implementing, and overseeing the maintenance of internal export/import controls to ensure compliance with U.S. government export/import regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms

Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), U.S. Customs and Border Protection Regulations, Economic Embargo Regulations, and Importation of Arms, Ammunition and Implements of War Regulations.

 

Primary & Essential Accountabilities


  • Responsible for facilitating DRS business by developing, implementing, and overseeing the maintenance of internal export/import controls to ensure compliance with U.S. government export/import regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), U.S. Customs and Border Protection Regulations, Economic Embargo Regulations, and Importation of Arms, Ammunition and Implements of War Regulations

  • Provides advice and guidance to senior leaders on the complex application and implementation of U.S. Government export/import regulations

  • Interface with internal and external customers in trade compliance matters

  • Manage the trade compliance program at a facility or for a major program, and serve as the primary interface on interpretation of regulatory requirements or Company trade policies and procedures for facility or program personnel

  • Oversee and manage projects both inter-organizational and cross-functional to support business objectives

  • Supervise, mentor and assist Trade Specialists in day to day export/import activities

  • May mentor other functional managers in day-to-day export/import activities

  • Coordinate with various internal functions in obtaining the necessary U.S. Government export/import licenses, agreements, permits, certifications and technology release determinations

  • Develop and implement business processes, procedures and tools to ensure compliance with U.S. Government export/import regulations and Company policies

  • Review and approve the export/import of goods and provide support in the movement of goods

  • Analyze reports and metrics pertaining to various elements of the export/import process, and report on trends, areas of concern and improvement opportunities

  • Manage and maintain export/import files and records in accordance with U.S. Government export/import regulations and Company policies

  • Identify training needs, develop, and provide training pertaining to export/import requirements

  • Monitor export/import compliance through self-assessments and audits

  • Lead investigations and other compliance matters

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

 

Secondary Accountabilities


  • Participate in business and corporate projects focusing on trade compliance

  • Present data and information on compliance matters as it relates to the business

  • Maintain awareness of all international activity, including marketing, trade shows, publishing of technical papers, business development, and procurement

 

Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree with 7+ years in trade and/or trade compliance related position

  • Master’s degree preferred or equivalent experience

  • Ability to obtain DoD Collateral Secret Security Clearance required

  • Ability to manage assignments with limited or no direct supervision

  • Ability to manage daily trade compliance operations and team

  • Ability to analyze and solve highly complex problems

  • Demonstrated consistent application of company and industry business practices and concepts

  • Ability to apply U.S. Government regulatory requirements in complex scenarios

  • Specialized knowledge of multiple areas within U.S. Government regulations and business practices

  • Attention to detail and follow through on tasks assigned

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to travel as necessary to support the functions of the job

  • Management and supervisory experience.

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Significant experience with DOS, DOC, OFAC, BATF and US Customs regulations

  • Ability to foster and work well in a team environment

 

Job Requirements:
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Physical Requirements


  • Lifting 0-10 lbs – 0-25%

  • Walking – 0-50%

  • Standing – 0-25%

  • Sitting – 0-50%

  • Bending – 0-10%

  • Stooping – 0-10%

  • Climbing – 0-10%

 

Work Conditions


  • Office

  • Travel – 25-50%

 

Leonardo DRS and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LEL #EOIS

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