• Trade Compliance Specialist, Senior

    Location SG-Singapore
    Job ID
  • Overview

    The Global Trade Compliance team is responsible to support all business functions related to cross-border transactions.


    • Policies, Procedures, Processes (Creation & Implementation)
      • Creates processes and procedures related to International Trade Compliance;
      • Applies experience and advanced research skills to updating and maintaining procedures, processes, and policies.
    • Systems & Product Database Management / Trade Data Management (e.g., HTS, ECCN, COO)
      • Analyzes and creates the process for maintaining trade compliance elements in the item databases.
      • Creates and maintans rules in Global Trade Management (GTM) Solution.
      • Superuser for at at least one trade system / tool.
      • Releases holds in GTM and serves as a superuser for GTM and other trade compliance tools.
    • Regulatory Updates & Guidance to Various Internal & External Stakeholders
      • Researches legal regulatory requirements.
      • Customs Broker Selection & Management
      • Selects and manages Customs Brokers and other suppliers.
      • Supports Senior Manager and Director with various tasks related to import and export processes, including Customs Broker management, documentation review, commodity classifications 
      • Regularly reviews Customs Broker performance.
    • Clearance / Processes / Export Controls (Export, Import or Both) 
      • When necessary, prepares paperwork required for import, processes ECOs with trade compliance attributes.
      • Interacts with various levels of stakeholders to ensure full support of the operations.
      • Classifies Zebra's items in Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HS numbers) and/or Export Controls Commodity Number.
      • Validates classifications.
    • Recordkeeping
      • Recommends and establishes policies and procedures for recordkeeping.
    • Trade Compliance Audits & Investigations
      • Conducts regular export and import audits, as required.
    • Training (Internal & External)
      • Creates courses on various topics of export and import compliance, as required by the changes in laws and regulations.
    • Communication with the Government
      • Communicates with Customs and other government agencies, as required, as coordinated with managers and within the scope expected


    • Preferred Education:
      • Bachelor’s degree and an advanced degree is required (preferred focus of the advanced degree is on Business, Finance, Communication, or Law); for U.S. only, Licensed Customs Broker (LCB) experience is required in place of an advanced degree with a Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or Communication.
      • Certified Export Specialist (CES) or its regional / country equivalent is required.
      • Certified Import Specialist (CIS) or its regional / country equivalent is required
    • Preferred Work Experience (years):
      • A minimum of 5-8 years of direct trade compliance experience, such as regulatory work experience with import or export laws & regulations, or both is required. At least two (2) years of continuous commodity classification (export or import) experience is preferred.
      • SG Customs officials experience for 5 years and industry trade work experience (or at Big 4) at least for 3 years. 
    • Key Skills and Competencies:
      • Export license application experience (including commodity classification determinations, Commodity Jurisdiction, sanctions work, etc.) is preferred
      • Excellent writing skills are required.
      • Excellent communication skills are required.
      • Project Management knowledge is required.
      • Advanced knowledge of MS Word and Excel is required.

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share with your network