Sr Manager, Trade Compliance in Ottawa at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

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Job Description

The Opportunity | Senior Manager, Global Trade Compliance

The Global Trade Compliance Senior Manager will lead Curtiss-Wright's Global Trade Compliance activities in Canada. Reporting to the GTC Senior Director, the GTC Senior Manager will be the primary trade compliance resource for Curtiss-Wright operations in Canada, responsible for executing the company's trade compliance strategy and ensuring robust risk mitigation management consistent with U.S. and Canadian regulatory requirements. Key responsibilities include:

Your Challenge:

  • Collaborate with GTC management and other compliance leads to ensure effective support to all Curtiss-Wright operating locations in Canada.

  • Implement GTC policies and procedures and serve as subject matter expert for Curtiss-Wright business groups and functions.

  • Collaborate in design and implementation of policies and procedures concerning the export and import of items to and from Canada in compliance with relevant trade compliance regulations.

  • Maintain constructive working relationships with business unit management and stakeholders.

  • Develop and maintain business relationships with Canadian government regulators.

  • Submit, manage and ensure effective implementation of Canadian and U.S. export authorizations and licenses.

  • Implement and maintain appropriate recordkeeping for all authorizations, licenses and export registrations.

  • Satisfy all applicable reporting requirements.

  • Develop and deliver trade compliance training to Canadian employees.

  • Assist GTC management with transactional due diligence for merger and acquisition activity involving Canadian compliance matters.

  • Identify, analyze and implement robust compliance systems in collaboration with the Company's IT professionals.

  • Assist with trade compliance investigations, risk mitigation, audits and self-assessments.

  • Stay current with trade and nuclear compliance laws, regulations, directives, rules, and policies.

  • Work closely with GTC colleagues to ensure consistent, accurate communication and implementation of trade compliance goals and objectives.

Your Expertise:

  • Proficiency in reading and speaking the English language.

  • Candidate must be a Canadian Citizen and capable of obtaining a Canadian government security clearance.

  • A minimum of eight (8) years' experience as a trade compliance professional in Canada.

  • Subject matter expertise for Canadian and U.S. trade compliance laws and regulations.

  • Domain knowledge managing the export and import of items subject to the Canadian Controlled Goods Program, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, U.S. Department of Energy, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, the DDTC, and BIS regulations.

  • Expertise managing sanctions and embargo programs promulgated by Canada and the U.S.

  • No objection to background check, as permitted by applicable law.

  • Graduate of a higher-learning institution (i.e. university).

  • No impediment to travel (10% estimated) to Curtiss-Wright sites located in Canada.

Desired Skills:

  • Product- or Service-specific export, import and/or operational training/certification (e.g., CUSECO).

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the Controlled Goods Directorate (CGD).

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request