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:
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.