Trade Compliance Officer

Requisition ID:  39513
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Basingstoke (1205)

Fareham, HAM, United Kingdom, PO15 5TT

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Leads the Trade Compliance program within the Business Unit/Strategic Business Unit, ensures that global transactions are undertaken in compliance with import/export regulations and government laws
  • Oversees the implementation and maintenance of Trade Compliance within the Business Unit/Strategic Business Unit
  • Manages all export and import licenses and applications
  • Audits Trade Compliance activity at sites to ensure compliance and quality
  • Maintains expert knowledge of current trade compliance laws, regulations and controls administered by government agencies
  • Investigates suspected shortfalls in compliance, composing voluntary disclosures as required
  • Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs
  • Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education : Post-Secondary Degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectation 
Certifications :
Years Experience :
7-10 years of relevant experience
Skills :

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and direct the work of others to meet team objectives
  • Thorough knowledge of trade compliance, such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and US Customs and Border Protection Regulations
    Strong team development and management skills to enable the creation of a highly capable Trade Compliance team
  • Ability to manage and strategically integrate regulatory requirements into business processes to maximize outcomes
  • Strong diplomatic skills to manage diverse needs of various disciplines with competing priorities
  • Capable of directing the resolution of highly complex or unusual business problems, while applying advanced analytical thought and judgment
    Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion    
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and database management tools


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