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Trade Compliance Lead

  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

  • Sectors:

    Planning, Scheduling & Forecasting

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma White

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Emma Bryan

The Role

Reporting into Trade Compliance Manager, the Trade Compliance Lead will be responsible for a variety of activities according to Trade regulations.

Also responsible for:

  • All import and export compliance, control laws, regulations etc

  • Subject matter expert and point of contact for Trade Compliance enquiries

  • The tactical compliance management of all import and export issues

  • Managing transactions in SAP

  • Technology transfer requests, marking and transmission methods

  • Manage export licences

  • Import process support

  • Maintenance of import master goods

  • Custom issues are robust, fit for purpose, correctly implemented and adhered to across all business sites

  • Support exports and any issues including licences

  • Audits - Internal and external

  • Observe and report potential violations

  • Deliver trade and compliance advise through the business

  • Implement corrective actions

  • Ensure accuracy information used for import and export customs declaration

  • Stand in for manager in absence

The Person

The Trade Compliance Lead based in the Wolverhampton area will need the following experience:


  • Experience of export and customs compliance

  • UK & US reg experience

  • Experience in ITAR, dual-use trade and Export Admin Regulation licences

  • Broad understanding of business methods such as working with Manufacturing & Quality

  • Experience of working with suppliers

  • Task focussed

  • Experience working with company procedures

  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to work in cross functional team

  • Strong influencing skills

  • Self starter


  • Aerospace

  • Project management experience is desirable

  • SAP experience

  • Staff training experience

  • University degree (ideally in engineering or business)

  • IT literacy

The Company
Our client is a leading Aerospace global Manufacturer with a market leading product and subject matter expert. There is an immediate need to recruit this role and our client are keen to interview as soon as possible. If interested please apply now.


  • £40,000

  • Days

  • Pension

  • 33 days hols