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Trade Compliance Lead

Brisbane, Australia

Job ID 5847
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced trade compliance specialist to join L3Harris as a Trade Compliance Lead. Working with a highly skilled and tight-knit cross-functional team, you will ensure L3Harris’s adherence to legislative requirements and policies concerning the import, export, transfer and movement of sensitive technology and data – with particular emphasis on compliance with U.S. Export legislation

Reporting to the Commercial & Business Operations Director locally, and the Segment Trade Compliance Director internationally, your remit will be as broad as it is challenging. Day-to-day, your activities will include but not be limited to: managing AU-US Defence Trade Cooperation Treaty obligations, preparing & submitting export licence applications, providing expert advice on import/export control issues and ensuring compliance with corporate polices and applicable legislation.

About you

To be successful in this role and to best leverage the opportunities provided by L3Harris, some skills & experience ideal applicants will bring include;

  • Experience working with Australian Defence Export Controls.
  • In-depth knowledge of US Trade Compliance requirements including the ITAR and EAR.
  • Familiarity HTS & Australia and New Zealand Customs regulations.
  • Proven experience with writing policy and procedure documentation sets.
  • Emotionally resilient, highly flexible and a naturally inquisitive individual.
  • Displays a high level of respect, diplomacy and tact when dealing with stakeholders.

Self-starting, inquisitive and highly driven individuals, with a genuine passion for developing partnerships, are best suited to the performance profile of the team.

About us

L3Harris Space and Airborne Systems Australia is a Brisbane based subsidiary of L3Harris and part of our ICI Division. We provide design, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced electronic warfare components and subsystems using cutting edge wideband radio frequency and photonic technology. We are a trusted, sovereign design and production partner to the Australian Department of Defence and an established exporter to global defence primes. L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination and offers equal opportunities for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships.

What we offer

Working at L3Harris offers various benefits including;

  • A dynamic and inclusive working environment
  • Flexible working arrangements and a commitment to work life balance
  • Company supported professional development programs
  • Company paid parking
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Novated leasing
  • Retail Reward programs
  • Health insurance discounts
  • Purchased leave options

All applicants must be eligible to obtain and hold an Australian Defence Security Clearance.

Eligibility and clearance process information can be found at;

As an equal opportunities employer, L3Harris is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join L3Harris.

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