Trade Compliance Specialist | English C1

Breda, reference 2024-00999

Job description

As a Trade Compliance Specialist, you will be part of the Global Trade & Customs Excellence (GTE) team. The GTE team is responsible operational Trade Compliance activities within the Global Distribution function. The role is responsible for the integration of policy and executional activities for imports and exports in support of the entire organization. Providing program oversight for Trade Compliance established controls and global standards for regional execution.
Responsibilities• Management of operational import and export activities, ensuring compliance with Trade Compliance policies as well as relevant customs and trade sanctions regulations.• Provide Trade Compliance guidance and support to key stakeholders.• Act as escalation point of contact to support operational trade activities within the Global Trade & Customs Excellence team.• Monitor, analyze and interpret government regulations as they relate to customs and export control regulations.• Support Customs related audits and inspections.• Collaborate cross-functionally to support corporate planning initiatives and provide Trade Compliance support.• Export control management and support with obtaining applicable export permits and licenses.• Interact with Customs and third parties to resolve customs issues and delays.• Collect and report on key transactional performance metrics.• Provide oversight and performance management of outsourced brokerage services.• Provide oversight of Customs Warehouse activities & Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) certification.• Support the establishment, documentation and periodic update of Trade Compliance processes and procedures.


Basic Qualifications• Master’s degree and 4 years of Trade Compliance experience OR• Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of Trade Compliance experience
Preferred Qualifications• Certification in EU Customs related procedures• Understanding of International Customs and World Trade Organization Regulations
Competencies• Versed in key customs processes including valuation, commodity classification, country of origin determination.• Experience in EU customs procedures and other complex customs matters.• Ability to build working relationships and effectively partner cross-functionally/cross-regionally and at all levels in the organization.• Continuous improvement mindset and process improvement focus.• Ability to leverage relationships with industry peers for benchmarking and to share best practices.• Ability to effectively navigate through ambiguity to resolve issues.• Excellent oral and written communication, facilitation, collaboration, and executive presentation skills.• Knowledge and understanding of GMP regulations and GDP requirements.• Self-starter with the ability to take on several projects at one time.• Experience or education in international trade law.• Initiator with analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.

Working conditions

  • A challenging work environment with excellent career development programs.
  • You have the opportunity to grow within the company and to fully develop your skills and competences.
  • Hybrid position, once or twice per week on site in Breda.
  • For this role, the company offers a competitive salary package.
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses is dependable on travel distance.
  • The contract will be through Undutchables.

Salary from: €6000,-
Salary to: €6700,-

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Company description

Our client is an international market leader in the pharmaceutical industry – focused on transforming science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health or save lives. The patients are the main priority at all times. This USA founded organization holds a large site in Breda, where produced medicines are labeled, stored and shipped worldwide, to more than 75 countries. The staff in Breda works on supply chain processes, engineering, clinical research, marketing and sales on a daily basis. The company culture is dynamic and fast paced, with a strong international character.

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If you are interested in this vacancy, you can apply by clicking on the button above. Your application will be sent directly to the recruiter in charge. IMPORTANT: if you are not yet registered with Undutchables we kindly ask you to do so. Your information will be handled in the strictest confidence and your CV will not be sent to a company unless you have given prior permission.We will invite you for an extensive interview, as soon as any potential job opportunities arise. We will advise you on issues regarding employment in the Netherlands. Then, if possible, we will introduce you to a prospective company and provide support during the selection procedure.

Recruiter contact

Valeria Miozzi, Eindhoven
[email protected]
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Valeria Miozzi
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T: +31(0)6-34580376


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