• Mgr Global Trade Compliance ME

    Location AE-Dubai
    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/9/2018 9:34 AM)
    Job ID
    691938
    Company
    Amazon Data Services MENA FZ
    Position Category
    Corporate Operations
    JobCountry
    United Arab Emirates
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a capable Global Trade Compliance Manager to support our business on a broad range of global import and export compliance matters in the Middle East Region. You will interact with Engineering, Operations, Procurement, Supply Chain, Legal, Tax, and other internal businesses and external stakeholders to drive trade compliance. The position is located in Bahrain and will report directly to the Senior Manager of Global Trade and Product Compliance (GPTC) in Seattle.

    AWS is at the forefront of providing a broad set of global cloud-based services including compute, storage, databases, networking, and enterprise applications, to help organizations move faster, lower IT costs, and scale. This is a dynamic business within Amazon.com, and one of the world’s fastest growing and evolving companies, with a team of exceptionally talented, bright and driven people. GT&PC is responsible for ensuring that the infrastructure equipment necessary to support the AWS services are imported/exported compliantly across the multiple countries where AWS operates and will expand.

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES
    · Coordinate end-to-end controls for AWS trade operations to ensure compliance with all Bahrain and Middle East regional trade and product compliance regulations in the conduct of import and export activities.
    · Effectively evaluate transactions for compliance requirements relating to use of information security/encryption technology.
    - Responsibility for compliance with local TRA regulations
    - Identify and implement compliant duty/tax savings opportunities;
    · Set up effective import/export processes and controls and drive trade compliance solutions that maximize import/export efficiency
    · Seek automation opportunities and leverage technologies to drive compliance.
    · Monitor import/export regulatory and procedural change and clearly communicate those guidelines to stakeholders.
    · Analyze trends related to import/export processing and documentation to identify process improvements.
    · Interface with cross functional groups to identify and rectify information any information/process gaps during the export/import process
    · Build relationships with stakeholders
    · Generate and contribute to performance metrics for all related activity

    Basic Qualifications

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
    · Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
    · 6+ years of direct experience with import/export compliance
    · 3+ years experience commensurate with extensive knowledge of handling imports and/or exports in accordance with foreign government regulations.
    · 3+ years experience in analyzing business problems using different tools (such as Microsoft Office, and statistical analysis)
    · 1-2 years experience leveraging technology to drive process improvements.

    Preferred Qualifications

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    · Masters Degree is a plus, but not required
    · Customs Brokerage License a plus, but not required
    · Global logistics or supply chain experience
    · Experience using data driven process improvement tools and metrics
    · Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment.
    · Demonstrated exercise of sound judgment in uncertain situations.
    · Be able to prioritize activities with changing timelines.
    · Proven written and verbal communication skills.
    · Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
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