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Director, Global Trade Compliance - United States  

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Posted on : 21 March 2017

Project Description

Job Description       
What you'll be doing:    
  • Reporting to the VP, Global Logistics and in conjunction with Corporate Legal and Compliance teams, the Director, Trade Compliance will lead the trade Compliance function and act as a subject matter expert for trade compliance matters for the company.
  • This person will be accountable for all customs-related operations and compliance with all Import-Export laws, provide strategic advice to the company on trade matters, orchestrate global export-import compliance perspective.   



What you need for this role:     
  • Strong collaboration and influence skills, demonstrated ability to bring together multiple diverse stakeholders to achieve objectives required. 
  • Global mindset with proven ability to partner cross culturally and regionally. 
  • Excellent organizational, priority management, multi-tasking and planning skills 
  • Exceptional oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills enabling communication with professionals and employees of all levels 
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver novel and practical solutions to solve complex supply chain /logistics issues. 
  • Detail oriented and highly organized with ability to multi-task several projects at once, including a demonstrated ability to drive decision-making in a fast-paced environment with on-demand requests. 
  • Ability to drive complex, cross functional projects/processes/procedures including setting scope, reaching consensus, executing on tasks and presenting results 
  • Action oriented and able to drive for results 
  • Strong customer focus and support 
  • Skilled at developing and leading high performance teams 
  • Ability to deal with ambiguous environment 
  • Strong leadership skills with significant management and supervisory experience 
  • Ability to analyze and solve highly complex problems 
  • Consistent application of company and industry business practices and concepts 
  • Ability to apply Government regulatory requirements in complex scenarios 
  • Possesses specialized knowledge of multiple areas within Government export / import regulations and business practices 
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization. 
  • Able to work in a matrix organization with multiple partners, understanding and respecting the roles and responsibilities of each. 
  • Maintains awareness of all international activity, including marketing, trade shows, publishing of technical papers, business development, and procurement 
  • Able to act as an effective ambassador internally and externally for the Corporate Compliance Function. 
  • Strong understanding of FDA, ISO or other regulations governing imports of medical instruments and reagents 
  • Proficient with Excel, Word, Microsoft Project, and technology in general. Experience with using databases and ERP SAP 
  • Able to work in a matrix organization with multiple partners, understanding and respecting the roles and responsibilities of each. 
  • Knowledge of US Federal Sentencing Guidelines, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, ethics and compliance best practices. 
  • Knowledge of global data privacy requirements and OFAC requirements a strong plus.  
  


What’s in it for you: 
  • Competitive pay and great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k and more 
  • Opportunities for growth and training 
  • Stability of a profitable 60+ year old company 
  • Great work environment  
  


About Us:
  • Our company  is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products.
  •  With a team of more than 7,800  employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives. 
  • Our company  was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.