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Manager Trade Compliance

Location: 

Arlington, VA, US, 22202

Job ID: 103642

 

Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A.  For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Job Summary

The Manager Trade Compliance is 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.

 

This position will operate out of the Corporate Trade Compliance Office in Arlington, VA supporting the Corporate offices and the Corporate Trade Compliance Office with day-to-day trade compliance activities.  A hybrid work from home/in office schedule is being offered.

Job Responsibilities

•    Responsible for facilitating DRS business at the Corporate Trade Compliance Office 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 ITAR, EAR, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Regulations, Economic Embargo Regulations, and Importation of Arms, Ammunition and Implements of War Regulations
•    Interface with internal and external customers in trade compliance matters
•    Coordinate with various internal functions in obtaining the necessary U.S. Government export/import licenses, agreements, permits, certifications and technology release determinations
•    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
•    Support investigations, external audits, internal audits and other compliance matters
•    Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
•    Provide advice and guidance on the application and implementation of U.S. Government export/import regulations
•    Responsible for supporting the Director, Corporate Trade Compliance Office with the development, implementation and maintenance of internal export/import policies, processes, procedures and tools to ensure compliance with U.S. government export/import regulations 
•    Responsible for supporting the Director, Corporate Trade Compliance office with the development, implementation and maintenance of the Corporate Trade Compliance Training materials supporting the trade compliance training program
•    As the corporate trade compliance manager, will also provide trade compliance oversight to the corporate staff, to include IT, Cyber and Security
•    When necessary, providing support and assistance to business unit Trade Directors and Trade Managers in day-to-day trade compliance activities

Job Responsibilities Part II

•    Participate in corporate projects focusing on trade compliance
•    Maintain awareness of all international activity, including marketing, trade shows, publishing of technical papers, business development, and procurement

Qualifications

•    5+ years in trade and/or trade compliance related position
•    Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience
•    Experience with preparing both ITAR and EAR licenses required, as well as knowledge of license exemptions and exceptions
•    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 complex problems
•    Demonstrated consistent application of company and industry business practices and concepts
•    Ability to apply U.S. Government regulatory requirements in complex scenarios
•    Attention to detail and follow through on tasks assigned
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills
•    Strong presentation skills
•    Ability to multi-task
•    Knowledge of IT platforms and infrastructure ideal but not required

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.

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

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

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


Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC