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Senior Manager, Global Trade Compliance

Senior Manager, Global Trade Compliance

Date:  Sep 19, 2022

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 63021 

Intro

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you.  As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life.  Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

  • This role will actively support American’s world-wide operations by developing a trade compliance team and implementing a comprehensive trade compliance program at American, including compliance systems, policies and procedures, training, risk assessment, and audit function.
  • The role is a part of the Global Trade Compliance team within our Regulatory & Environmental group.

What you'll do

As noted above, this list is intended to reflect the current job but there may be additional essential functions (and certainly non-essential job functions) that are not referenced.  Management will modify the job or require other tasks be performed whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so, observing, of course, any legal obligations including any collective bargaining obligations.

  • Develop the strategy for and implement a best in industry global trade compliance program, including policies and procedures, training, risk assessment, audit controls, technology and systems, and other tools to streamline and ensure legal compliance for all business units
  • Provide strategic advice and guidance to senior leadership and company personnel on applying trade compliance regulations
  • Develop company-wide awareness of the global trade compliance program
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with business leaders to ensure the trade compliance program is successfully implemented
  • Create and provide training and tools to help managers integrate import and export compliance into their business processes
  • Oversee business partner onboarding, restricted party screening, approval of export/import transactions, recordkeeping, and other processes and systems for trade compliance
  • Develop, implement, and oversee the controls to ensure compliance with trade laws and regulations
  • Ensure all required reports are completed accurately and submitted to the appropriate government agencies 
  • Ensure proper jurisdiction, classification, Schedule B, HTS, and valuation determinations for all exported and imported items
  • Administer all aspects of export license/authorization management
  • Manage the company’s customs brokers and freight forwarders
  • Conduct internal and/or external assessments/audits and manage government agency audits or inquiries
  • Serve as the primary interface with the Legal department attorneys responsible for providing legal advice and direction in interpreting trade laws and regulations 
  • Ability to travel independently, including overnight trips of varying duration, domestically and internationally, and ability to hold a passport allowing unrestricted travel

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master's degree or equivalent training/experience
  • 7+ years of experience with U.S.-based customs and trade compliance laws and regulations, with at least 5 years in a management role at a multinational company
  • Hands-on experience developing and implementing a global trade compliance program within a multinational organization
  • Expert understanding of and experience with U.S. trade regulations (e.g., ITAR, EAR, CBP, OFAC, FCPA)
  • Knowledge of export/import logistics
  • Must qualify as a “U.S. Person” as defined in the ITAR and EAR
  • Ability to relocate, if not currently residing in the Dallas/Fort Worth area

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Background in airline or aircraft industry
  • Licensed Customs Broker certificate

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Ability to influence management, work independently with minimal supervision, manage and prioritize multiple tasks, and lead projects in a team environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel, or ability to quickly become proficient
  • Ability to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced, changing, and complex environment
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion and the ability to build and facilitate long-term relationships at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively with all levels and colleagues across internal departments, both verbally and written

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel Free to be yourself at American

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 63021 


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Manager, Management, Aviation

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