Head of Logistics and Compliance

€90k - €120k
Permanent
Cork City
07 Jul 2020
BBBH758424

Strategic leadership of a Global Trade Compliance Team - role based in Cork

Head of Global Trade Compliance

This position will lead a Global Logistics Trade Management team to identify and implement strategies to improve, streamline, automate and standardize processes, governing both import and export.

You will work with Senior Management to ensure:

  • Adherence to law and regulations governing Import and Export compliance
  • Evaluate and interpret customs laws and regulations and how they impact the businesses
  • Coordinate and implement any change of current policies and processes in accordance with
  • Corporate Global Trade Policy and/or local law/regulation
  • Communicate with Business/Division leaders to support Business initiatives on a priority basis
  • Will be responsible for overseeing tasks, and budgeting associated with importing and exporting goods.

Responsibilities will include:

Manage and develop a high performing team in a supply chain environment

Evaluate current trade compliance policies and processes to identify growth opportunities and process improvements

Lead implementation of processes/systems

Continuously determine strategies to reduce annual duties and fees

Partner with procurement, business development, R&D, Supply Chain, Finance, etc. to provide assistance in calculating benefits/consequences related to new sourcing opportunities

Coordinate and build effective business relationships with other departments, such as Supply Chain, Tax, Law, Finance, R&D, HR, and Audit functions on all aspects of the implementation of the trade compliance program

Direct Special Programs strategy and controls, including identification, usage, staffing and compliance for Foreign Trade Zones, Free Trade Agreements, etc

Advises on tariff classification and export classification and have a complete understanding of valuation concepts and country of origin determination

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Degree qualified or equivalent, preferably in International Trade or Foreign Trade

5+ years' experience in International Trade & Customs Compliance activity within a manufacturing/retail company preferred.

Solid Trade background in import and export processes/procedures-required: working knowledge of import/export regulations

Excellent communication skills, both oral & written with the ability to communicate and influence at all levels of an organization

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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