Career Opportunities

Global Trade Compliance Analyst

Location: United States, United States
Date Posted: 10-04-2016
Who we are:

At Vigilant, people come first. We understand the value of reputation and combine passion for global trade with a can-do attitude. We’re building a team of seasoned global trade and technology experts that come from industry, are easy to work with and committed to doing the right thing for our clients and partners.
At its heart, Vigilant is a global trade compliance program design, optimization, enablement and knowledge process-outsourcing firm dedicated to the principle that global trade compliance is strategic. We do not sell or implement software. We are solution agnostic, so that we can focus on what is best for our clients. We help our clients assess areas of vulnerability, remove avoidable costs, minimize risk and ensure global trade compliance with ever changing global trade rules and regulations. Our clients choose Vigilant because we leverage global trade industry and technology expertise. Our clients stay because we are easy to work with and understand the value of reputation.
Vigilant currently has an opening for a Global Trade Compliance Analyst.  If you are passionate about global trade compliance and are looking for a new opportunity that allows you to work from your home, we have the perfect opportunity for you.

Primary Role:
Work closely with the account manager and account team as an extension of our client’s trade compliance organization.  This position is responsible for performing the day-to-day tactical activities as defined by the Client’s procedures and ensuring their import and export activities, including ECCN and HTS classifications, are completed accurately and timely.  This position requires the individual to be highly self-motivated, have a high attention to detail with a passionate can-do attitude.  Working from home requires the individuals to hold themselves accountable and work efficiently with limited supervision. 

Vigilant Core Values:
  • Accountable/Takes Pride In Work (Reliable/Get “R” Done)
  • Understands the value of reputation
  • Interested in continuous improvement
  • Passionate/Can-do attitude
  • Does the right thing – (Help First, Goes the extra mile)
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for classifying items with a very high level of accuracy for U.S., EU and Canadian Import and Export using the following:
    • The Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States according to General Rules of Interpretation (GRI’s)
    • Binding rulings (CROSS)
    • Explanatory Notes
    • EAR and CCL
    • Any other tools available
  • Processing of daily export and import operational transactions, per the client’s policies and procedures.
  • Determining eligibility of ENC license exception through determining whether the end user is Foreign Government, Military or Commercial End User
  • Work with the client and the client’s suppliers to obtain product data, documents and material information to ensure the proper classification or the items.
  • Responsible for analyzing client product data to assist in the classification of their products.
  • Responsible for following all documented processes identified by the client or provide insight with ways for improvement.
  • Must organize and prioritize work in a dynamic and complex environment to manage workload and meet deadlines and daily requirements.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • Professional Experience: Minimum 3 to 5 years experience with Import and Export Compliance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain is required.
  • Customs Broker License or Export Certifications preferred.
  • Proficient and experienced with both the USHTS and US ECCN classifications is required.
  • Proficient working within the EAR, U.S. Customs regulations and Federal Trade Regulations and a full understanding of License Exception ENC.
  • Must have a strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate outstanding problem solving skills.
  • Proficient with complete MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Etc) and strong PC Skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with teams of staff from Vigilant, partners, and clients. 

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