Director of Commerce Compliance

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Leidos Corporate International Trade Compliance team is looking for a Director of Commerce Compliance in Reston - VA. This position will report to Vice President / Assistant General Counsel - International Regulatory Compliance.


The Director of Commerce Compliance will serve as a corporate authority and subject matter expert for export and sanctions compliance matters and otherwise assist in maintaining a program of compliance with U.S. trade regulations including the Commerce Department, Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Sanctions regulations, Dept. of Energy (DoE) export regulations, Census Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) and other applicable laws and regulations.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Provide compliance guidance and compliance training for international trade regulations, including but not limited to export, anti-boycott and sanctions laws and regulations, to International Trade Managers across Leidos Groups to facilitate the company's business.

- Provide analysis and interpretations of international trade compliance requirements of the Export Administrations Regulations (EAR), Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), OFAC Sanctions, Antiboycott Regulations.

- Coordinate with export control regulatory agencies of the U.S. government to obtain appropriate authorizations for the export of Leidos products, commodities, software, data, and technology.

- Prepare and support commodity jurisdiction and classification determinations and submissions regarding Leidos technology, products and controlled information.

- Provide guidance regarding processes and requirements for protection of information and data to prevent unauthorized release of export-controlled technology to foreign persons, and obtain deemed export authorizations as may be required

- Conduct compliance assessments and assist Leidos Corporate Internal Audit in conducting audits of activities and records associated with export and sanctions trade regulations.

- Assist in the development and implementation of trade compliance records management solutions.

- Assist in compliance related training initiatives to included training material development and training presentation to various departments and business units.

- Provide guidance to cross-functional departments to ensure international business activities are conducted in compliance with applicable international trade compliance regulations.


Required Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree and minimum 8 years of experience in International Trade Compliance, including working knowledge and experience with the EAR, FACR, FTR, DOE, CBP.

- Experience in reviewing U.S. Government import and export regulations, corporate policies and procedures to ensure company compliance.

- Experience submitting EAR license applications through the SNAP-R portal

- Experience in reviewing technical information controlled under U.S. export laws and regulations

- Strong analytical, organizational, interpersonal, team and communication skills

- Ability to work effectively with various functional and technical internal customers

- Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate potentially detailed and complex information to others

- Strong organizational and time management skills, with strong attention to detail

- Ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner

- Ability to work independently and with a team

- Strong service orientation and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with  internal customers and cross-functional peers

- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Access, Excel, SharePoint, Access, and Power Point

- Self-starter with ability to prioritize multiple tasks and maintain flexibility in fast paced highly regulated environment.

- Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize tasks, facilitate solutions, and meet deadlines and milestones in support of business needs

Desired Qualifications:

- Science or Engineering education, background or experience a plus

- Experience/knowledge of United Kingdom, EU and/or Australian trade compliance laws and regulations

- Experience/familiarity with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

- Experience as a Customs Broker

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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