Export/Import Compliance Officer

Job Description
Job Description:
The Export/Import Compliance Officer performs the following functions:

Provides routine reports to the Saab Sensis SSA Board of Directors Government Security Committee

Generates Technical Assistance Agreements and export licenses for the Department of State and Department of Commerce

Designs and implements Export/Import Compliance training programs for Saab Sensis employees

Development of internal audit procedures

Resolution of compliance policy issues and implementation of procedures that affect immediate operations that may also have a company-wide effect

Act as a direct interface with the U.S. Department of State, Commerce, Defense and U.S. Customs and Border Protection regarding all export/import compliance matters

Proactively provides processes, recommendations and guidance to improve and remain compliant with Import and Export laws and regulations

Consultation to internal employees on Export/Import regulations

A successful candidate will have demonstrated the following:

Ability to manage internal, government, and customer audits

Ability to create and provide import/export compliance training to the organization

Ability to develop, maintain, and implement all corporate-level export/import standards, polices, procedures, and guidelines, including compliance monitoring procedures

Management of freight forwarder relationships

Ability to develop, review, and prepare Commodity Jurisdiction requests and self-assign product jurisdiction, include HTS classifications

Ability to prepare and review all export licensing vehicles (i.e. form licenses, TAA's), and management of corporate record keeping

Ability to effectively deal with administrative inquiries, voluntary disclosures and customs seizures and implementation of related corrective actions

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree

8 - 12 years previous Export/Import Compliance experience required

Advanced working knowledge of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

Practical experience related to interpretation and compliance with the above regulations and their licensing requirements

Eligible for a DoD security clearance

Empowered Official

Proficiency in MS Office Suite

Ability to multi task and function in a fast paced environment

Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively across organizations and with multiple levels of management

Strong organizational skills in order to meet the record keeping requirements of the USG

Must be detail oriented

Experience developing and presenting briefings

Ability to lead process improvement initiatives

Ability to influence organizational change

Leadership and identification of professional development opportunities for other compliance staff

Ability to consult senior leadership on organizational goals related to corporate import/export matters

Desired Qualifications/Skills:

Professional Export/Import Certifications


Ability to work independently

Demonstrated good team interaction skills

Strong problem solving skills

Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

Special Considerations: U.S. citizenship required.

Saab Sensis provides an excellent working environment offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background investigation and/or successfully demonstrate eligibility to receive applicable Government security clearance(s).

As a contractor for the United States Department of Defense, Saab Sensis is an E-Verify participant and applicants must be permanent residents or U.S. Citizens in order to be considered for employment. Saab Sensis Corporation values diversity and as an AA/EO employer, we encourage qualified women, minorities, Vietnam veterans and the handicapped to apply.


Saab Sensis Corp

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New York

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