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Director of Export Compliance

World View Enterprises

World View Enterprises

Legal
Tucson, AZ, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023

Role: Director - Export Control Compliance

Reports to: VP, People

Company Overview

World View exists to inspire, create, and explore new perspectives for a radically improved future. As a leader in the burgeoning stratospheric exploration space, we have been leading groundbreaking stratospheric flight for over 6 years. Using advanced stratospheric balloon technology, our stratospheric remote sensing capabilities are trusted by NASA, NOAA and other government and commercial enterprises. And, with our space tourism and exploration business promising a truly unique space tourism experience unlike anything else on the market, World View is poised for massive growth. To learn more about World View, visit www.worldview.space.

Job Description

The Director of Export Control and Compliance will be a key member of our organization as we continue our work in stratospheric remote sensing. This role will be responsible for all aspects of export control including compliance, training, and document management. You will need to have strong experience with Export regulations (EAR), ITAR compliance, and Export Licensing.

Role Responsibilities

  • Assist in the developing, maintaining and updating of export control compliance policies and procedures, including, but not limited to, international travel, visitors, deemed exports, purchasing, shipping, proposal review and contract negotiation. The Compliance Manager will oversee many of the day-to-day compliance obligations of the company.
  • Manage international shipments to ensure compliance with export control regulations and federal trade regulations.
  • Analyze contractual and other documents to ensure compliance with export control requirements and company policy, including the need to obtain export licenses. This may involve working directly with production to understand the technology, individuals, and facilities involved and determining whether item is export controlled and requires a TCP or license for use or shipment.
  • Make export licensing determinations and assist in the preparation of export licenses. Maintain and audit technology control plans (TCPs).
  • Serve as a point of contact for advice, resources, education and coordination of export compliance.
  • Maintain export documentation, including license applications, commodity classifications, technology control plans.
  • Develop and maintain training aids and export control website, including manuals, brochures, handouts, and web-based training materials.
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory changes, summarize and prepare action plans.
  • May require domestic and international travel.

Qualifications

  • Five years+ export controls experience.
  • Degree in an appropriate field of study, scientific or engineering background preferred.
  • Strong experience with U.S. Export Regulations (EAR) and Export Licensing
  • Requires the ability to lead, motivate and manage to accomplish project objectives within timelines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; able to articulate and effectively communicate trade compliance information to various levels of non-technical audiences
  • Possess a high level of analysis, evaluation, and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to draw conclusions and decisions based on regulatory reasoning

Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

World View is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices based on race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.