Trade Compliance Specialist

Location: Breda, North Brabant Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Pharma & Biotech Type: Contract

Trade Compliance Specialist

*The role is responsible for the integration of policy and executional activities for all imports and exports in support of the entire organization.
*Provides program oversight for trade compliance establish controls and global standards for regional execution

Project overview
Partner internally and externally to manage inbound/outbound shipments by liaising with internal and external requestors, transportation and logistics, carriers, brokers, and government agencies
*Provide expertise, consult and advise on international Customs and Other Government Agency (OGA) import/export requirements
*Determine commodity classification for shipments
*Prepare and review shipping documentation and customs invoices for accuracy including valuation, commodity classification, and country of origin
*Provide support for obtaining applicable shipment permits and licenses
*Resolve shipment issues including response to Customs/OGA inquiries and delays
*Effectively liaise with government agencies, as required
*Collect and report on key transactional performance metrics for the region

Hours per week: 40
Location: Breda


*PhD in Business Administration, Science, Biology and/or Chemistry or Juris Doctor or Master's degree and 3 years of Supply Chain experience or Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Supply Chain experience.
*Versed in key import/export processes including valuation, commodity classification, country of origin determination
*Awareness of industry trends and developments in biopharmaceutical
*import/export compliance and relationships with industry peers for benchmarking and to share best practices
*Excellent oral and written communication, facilitation, collaboration and executive presentation skills
*Knowledge and understanding of GMP regulations and GDP requirements
*Experience or education in international trade law

Preferred Qualifications
*Licensed Customs Broker
*Understanding of International Customs and World Trade Organization Regulations

Apply now
Are you the new Trade Compliance Specialist? Apply now online or to speak to Michelle Smit via 020 522 15 88 or m.smit[a]