Principal Logistics & Trade Comp Spec – McDermott International, Ltd

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: March 18, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Overview

The Principal Logistics and Trade Compliance Specialist is responsible for interpreting internal or external business issues and recommending best practices. They will be tasked with solving complex logistics and trade compliance-related problems and will work independently with minimal guidance. The Principal Logistics and Trade Compliance Specialist may be responsible for leading functional teams or projects and are regarded as a specialist in the field of logistics and trade compliance. As such, they must have in-depth expertise in logistics and trade compliance as well as broad knowledge of the logistics and trade compliance discipline within the supply chain function.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for global trade compliance that supports global business objectives and satisfies international legal requirements for both imports and exports
  • Responsible for the current in-place trade compliance staff and establishing a future state compliance structure/network across the regions
  • Provide advice and guidance to senior leadership and company personnel on the application of government import and export regulations for the countries in which the company operates
  • Coordinate with business units to ensure compliance with local, regional, and global trade compliance requirements
  • Support internal and external audit commitments including assessments, requests for information, process enhancements, and corrective actions
  • Lead the development of and ensure adequate training is provided to all internal and external stakeholders on relevant international regulations
  • Provide guidance about the content origin for all preferential treatment, domestic content, and Free Trade Agreement programs and regularly review and validate HTS classifications, duty drawback opportunities, and trade program eligibility
  • Act as the primary internal interface for regulatory changes that affect trade compliance; Set appropriate company import and export policies and disseminate this information to appropriate functions within the organization


Essential Qualifications and Education

  • College degree or industry equivalent certifications
  • 8-10 years of practice of regulatory compliance with import/export regulations related to the international oil & gas industry
  • Expert understanding of trade regulations
  • Experience working with international customs and export control laws highly preferred
  • Demonstrated experience developing and delivering trade compliance training to international stakeholders
  • Ability to travel up to 20%, domestically and internationally, as required

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