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Export Control Officer (002319) in London at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

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Job Description

Primary role purpose:

The Export Control Officer EMEA will lead, influence and work with a wide range of internal customers to ensure compliance and best practice in activities such as the Export Compliance programme for Inmarsat’s global business, being involved in aspects of U.S. ITAR, Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) compliance and in line with The Dutch, Norwegian and EMEA Export Control Regulations. The successful candidate will also be responsible from time to time for ensuring compliance and providing support on the administration associated with such compliance for other Inmarsat Group policies including the Group Legal Compliance Programme, Anti bribery and Corruption Policy, Sensitive Information Policy and similar related policies. 

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Focal point for the administration and control of the export of tangible goods and intangible technology, ensure alignment with Master Scheduler, including associated communications to affected parties, to provide best possible support to any inbound/outbound delivery affected
  • Make sure any available system for monitoring and controlling is utilised, and supported by the organisation
  • Coordinating with the Corporate Export Control Manager on matters of compliance, especially with regards to areas listed in greater detail below.
  • Be the “go-to” person for initial queries on export advice from the operational organisation. Coordinate and follow-up with the Corporate Export Control Manager on matters requiring continued diligence and/or follow-up. 
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are incorporated into affected processes, and all required registrations are properly maintained
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all applicable regulations affecting the Netherlands/Norway/EMEA business
  • Work well as part of a small team which encompasses multiple functions within it.
  • Arranging minutes/authorisation signatures and keeping complete records of all TAA support activities
  • Provide admin support to the competition compliance activities including maintaining training records and for local staff.
  • Provide and maintain metrics as defined
  • Conduct annual self-assessments to identify gaps and areas of risk across all areas of involvement and communicate these to the Corporate Export Control Manager
  • Support the Corporate Export Control Manager and other parts of the organization on specific projects as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate best in class processes within the professional area

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • To Degree level or equivalent with specialisation within the area of exports/trade is preferable
  • Knowledge and experience required to understand and provide guidance regarding requirements of exporting and importing dual-use and defence articles and services under
  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR),
  • Export Administration Regulations (EAR),
  • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC),
  • Netherlands/Norway/EMEA regulations
  • High Level of Competence in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Excellent English skills, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytical, verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with all levels of management and employees.
  • Training staff
  • Proactive in approach to problem resolution.
  • Experience in internal and external export control audits
  • Ability to read and understand Incoterms, tariffs and customs documentation to ensure auditable records are correctly maintained.
  • Experience in application of Export Licenses for both Dual Use and Military goods.

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge in Sales Force, SAP, AEB Assist 4, Visual Compliance and Share Point
  • Anti-Bribery and Corruption
  • GDPR