Global Trade Compliance Senior Consultant

Global Trade Compliance Senior Consultant

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. HPE brings together a portfolio that spans software, services and IT infrastructure to serve more than 1 billion customers in over 170 countries on six continents. HPE invents, engineers, and delivers technology solutions that drive business value, create social value, and improve the lives of our clients.

Job Description

Manager Global Trade EMEA Controls-1611662


HPE Global Trade (GT) is a compliance function, reporting to the HPE Controllership organization.GT supports HPE businesses and functions in meeting their obligations with all import/export laws and regulations worldwide and in influencing the regulatory environment to position HPE favorably. GT engages with HPE businesses and functions to understand business processes in the context of trade compliance requirements. We identify compliance risks and ensure that the business/functions have implemented suitable mitigation plans. We are also responsible for escalating all known unresolved gaps in trade compliance where HPE is placed at risk. We provide consulting and expertise on the fundamental trade requirements impacting new and changing business models and initiatives. Our Compliance Assurance team uses a systemic and disciplined process to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of HP's adherence to import/export laws across the company.

The GT Controls function is regional in nature and is responsible for the implementation of Import and Export related policies to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, participation in or providing oversight for import or export regulatory audits, and for providing support and guidance to all HPE businesses and functions in meeting their regulatory obligations. We participate in various projects and initiatives providing subject matter expertise in the fundamental import and export topics in order to implement changes and systems solutions necessary to mitigate risks. In addition, our team provides oversight of trade incidents and corrective actions as well as non-routine communications with external regulatory agencies and organizations.

This position reports to GT WW Controls manager directly. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

Manages the GT EMEA Controls team to deliver day to day operations

Accountable for import and export control activities for all the business and global functions, ensuring that performance meets global and regional trade compliance requirements.

Manages a team of exempt individual contributors that typically support a moderately complex regional or global business unit.

Responsible for hiring, setting and monitoring of annual performance plans, coaching, and career development; ensures that the proper tools are in place to support the team and the processes.

Ensures the delivery of operations that meet the performance metrics defined by senior management. Provide performance metrics on a regular basis, on incident reports, licenses and escalations.

Consults with business leaders to guide and influence strategic decision-making within a limited scope.

Proactively identifies opportunities for process improvement and policy development and engages in the design.

Drive countries trade compliance programs to realize efficiencies and advantages in the supply chain.

Has the knowledge and experience necessary to work effectively across the region to support the EMEA controls team

Coordinate with other Global Trade teams on import and export compliance matters.

Supports the EMEA Regional Regulatory Trade Compliance program and updates regional ICP

Ensure compliance with complex regional and U.S. trade regulations in a rapidly changing regulatory environment.

Available for occasional meetings with colleagues in other regions/time zones.

Drives the GT regional training programs

Education and Experience Required

First level university degree or equivalent experience, may have advanced university degree

8+ years of experience in an import/export global trade function, preferably with a large multi-national corporation or import/export service provider.

Audit/assessment experience is a plus.

Knowledge and Skills Required

Excellent understanding of import and export topics, national and international trade requirements to align customs/trade function with business objectives

Excellent understanding of supply chain processes

Strong analytical thinking, analysis, data modeling, and problem-solving skills.

Strong leadership skills, including coaching, team-building, and conflict resolution.

Ability to manage human capital across geographies to drive workforce development and achieve desired results.

Excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills;

Fluency in English (written and verbal);

Advanced project management skills including time and risk management, and project structuring.

Advanced business acumen, technical knowledge, and extensive knowledge in applications and technologies

Excellent internal and external relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting

Good understanding of the company's policies and processes.

Excellent multi-tasking and prioritization skills.

First level university degree or equivalent experience; may have advanced university degree.

Typically 8+ years of experience in a supply chain function (or related fields)

People management experience.


Supply Chain & Operations

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