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Global Trade Compliance Manager

Supply Chain & Logistics
Danielle Francois
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Job Reference: JO-2101-65564_1611583247


My client is a global top-performing organisation in the Pharmaceutical industry with a dedication to producing innovative medicines and are always looking for talented professionals to join them on their journey.

Currently, they have a need for a Global Trade Compliance Manager based in Ireland ( can be located in Dublin Cork or Sligo ).

In this role, you will manage trade compliance to import/export laws for Irish manufacturing sites ensuring operational efficiency and functional reduction of tariff and non-tariff barriers.

· Work directly with our Irish manufacturing sites to ensure that all import/export transactions comply with European Customs Law through deployment/integration of internal controls

· Perform importing/exporting operational activities and resolve day-to-day issues that may result in border delays in particular

· Apply advanced knowledge of regulations and requirements to support Irish business requirements

· Analyze manufacturing supply chains for potential application of Special Trade Programs and their proper usage

· Lead import/export/duty management projects that focus on driving efficiencies or cost savings for the company (e.g. Inward / Outward Processing)

· Monitor EU trade compliance regulatory and legislative changes and alert the appropriate parties internally on the impact to the business

· Assist in the development of solutions to issues faced by the businesses and the necessary controls around any change

· Support implementation of the correct documentation and information concerning tariff classification, customs valuation, and country of origin

· Ensure accurate and proactive analysis of metrics associated with trade operations for reporting up to the site and Global Trade Compliance leadership

· Promote and monitor compliance across our Irish sites per Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) and other relevant trade security programs

· Partner with GTC functional managers to deploy a self-audit program to ensure continued compliance with customs law and internal policies

Education & Experience:

· A relevant third level degree or master's qualification (International Trade, Supply Chain, Logistics, Legal)

· 5 years' or more of experience working in a customs agent/broker's agency, multinational company, consulting firm, pharmaceutical company or logistics service provider preferred

· Expert understanding of EU and Irish import regulations and activities

· In-depth knowledge of Irish Customs AEP transactions and self-filing of import and export entries in Ireland

· Experience working on European Customs and AEO

· Ability to work effectively under time/workload pressure

· Familiarity with global trade software platforms (e.g. SAP Global Trade Services module)

· Strong planning, time management, and organizational skills with ability to multitask

· Excellent interpersonal skills with a history of working in a collaborative team environment.

· Continuous process improvements mindset and experience

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