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Trade Compliance Manager

Tewkesbury, United Kingdom

Job ID 11383
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Our team in the UK has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do, delivering mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

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L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Private medical insurance and group life assurance
    • Benefit allowance to help you pay for insurance
    • Options for dental and critical illness coverage as well as a health cash plan and gym membership

  • Family

    • Employee and Family discount programme
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Optional partner life assurance

  • Well-Being

    • Generous annual holiday allowance
    • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
    • Employee assistance programme to provide advice and guidance on finance, mental health, and more
    • Casual “dress for your day” policy

Job Description

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.

Job Title – Trade Compliance Manager

Job Location – Tewkesbury, UK

Job ID – 11383

About this opportunity and L3Harris UK

From 12 UK sites, our team of over 1,400 people deliver unique capabilities across air, land, sea, space and cyber for military, security and commercial customers, worldwide.

L3Harris in Tewkesbury are part of our ICI division, we work closely with UK Government and Security Agencies primarily in the areas of crypto/cyber security, electronic warfare, counter drone capabilities and situation awareness projects.

A few of our employee benefits

  • Flexible, condensed or reduced working hours available where possible
  • Hybrid working available – 2-3 days on site required each week
  • 12pm finish on a Friday
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), increasing with long service and with the opportunity to buy/sell up to 5 days
  • Private medical insurance with optional family cover
  • Pension scheme of up to 7% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance 4x salary (flexible up to 10x)
  • Group income protection
  • Flexible opt-in extras such as a health care cash plan, dental insurance, gym membership, critical illness cover and cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program providing mental health and wellbeing support

What the role will involve

The responsibilities of your role will include the following:

  • Assisting the team to develop, implement and maintain a corporate level Trade Compliance Program for the EMEA and APAC regions.
  • Monitor the applicable regulations for changes to embargoed and sanctioned countries and parties and the wider regulatory environment, understanding impact to business.
  • Identify and act upon opportunities to influence export legislation and implementation.
  • Work in an advisory capacity with senior leadership to support their aspirations through the provision of strategic and pragmatic export advice and practice.
  • Work closely with Sales, Project and Operations teams to identify transactions having import/export authorisation and other trade compliance related requirements.
  • Oversee the preparation, submission and management of UK and Aus Government export licences and approvals to ensure continuous coverage for business activities.
  • Support internal and external US parties with application and management of US export authorisations, TAA’s, MLA’s, Licences.
  • Lead internal and Governmental Trade Compliance audits.
  • Assist Technical Specialists obtain the necessary information to enable jurisdiction and classification analysis of equipment, software and technology.
  • Support briefings, seeking export support and approval from the UK Department of International Trade, Ministry of Defence. National Cyber Security Centre and Foreign Commonwealth Office.

What you’ll bring

The role of Trade Compliance Manager requires the following experience and skills:

  • Previous people management/team leader experience
  • Proven experience of UK/EU/AUS Defence Export Controls
  • Proven experience of US Trade Compliance requirements including the ITAR and EAR
  • Proven experience with International Logistics
  • Proven experience writing policy and procedure documentation sets
  • Computer literate, with good experience of MS Office tools such as: Excel; Word; PowerPoint; Visio; SharePoint
  • Emotionally resilient, highly flexible and a naturally inquisitive individual
  • Displays a high level of respect, diplomacy and tact when dealing with stakeholders

Important to know

Due to the nature of our work many of our roles require a UK nationality and the ability to obtain a security clearance. Applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment must meet the requirement of right to work in the UK and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and will be subject to government security checks.

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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