g. china customs & trade compliance (c&t) team leader in shanghai

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shanghai
job category
Geosciences
job type
contract
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29392
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job description

G. China Customs & Trade Compliance (C&T) Team Leader Recognized logistics subject matter expert who will lead and execute the logistics International Trade Compliance (ITC) plan for the business/function in Greater China area. Performs as key Customs & Trade Compliance (C&T) leader and serves as local interface for business units and the regional C&T team to support on trade compliance matters. This involves implementation of customs work-processes together with internal functions and external regulatory bodies. Main Responsibilities ? Help to implement practical and compliant work processes in affected areas ? Raise awareness for Trade Compliance requirements (including local, national and International regulations). ? Help in maintaining an updated list of applicable local/national rules and regulations. ? Identify and resolve potential Trade Compliance issues within daily operations. ? Liaise with local customs and other government official on routine trade enquires, audits and investigations ? Understand local regulations and keep track of changes in rules and regulations. ? Liaise and inform the impacted parties and Global/Regional International Trade Compliance (ITC) team of any upcoming regulation/policy changes in G. China ? Develop Country Standards for key customs processes i.e. Classification, valuations, FTA qualification, Hand books, bonded warehouses, Duty payment and Transfer Pricing etc. ? Develop, implement and maintain metrics for Trade compliance in G. China including custom brokers KPIs and selection criteria ? Support Global Trade System (GTS) /NEA implementation if any and allocate appropriate resources to handle system transactions ? Establish country C&T network at all sites/plants and maintain regular communications with them and Business partners ? Develop & maintain site level profiles highlighting customs operational activities, duty payments, customs programs, customs issues, customs brokers and key contact list ? Liaise with Trade Compliance Audit manager to integrate audit protocol and plan covering all sites in G. China ? Conduct C&T Audits at selected sites/plants to identify potential risk and cost saving opportunities. ? Communicate Audit results, findings and recommendations with Business/Site leaders and management team ? Provide governance support to all China sites/plants ? Develop and implement C&T Training programs for country SME network and all associated functions ? Manage Voluntary Disclosures and other interactions with local authorities ? Lead and support M&A projects in respect of license management, due diligence, compliance self-assessment, etc. Knowledge, Education and Experience Requirements ? University degree in chemistry, International trade, or Business studies ? Trade compliance and customs experience ? Comprehensive knowledge of the following regulations: o Harmonized Tariff System o Free Trade Agreements o Dual Use and Military Control regulations o Other Import or Export Control regulations applicable in the region like Controls of Hazardous Chemicals, Drug Precursors etc. ? Knowledge of ability to learn SAP GTS system ? Good English language skills required ? Experience in risk control assessment and process optimization ? Thorough knowledge of import/export documentation requirements ? Experienced in Customs handbook and eBook reconciliation and compliance ? Minimum of 8 years in related positions in leading multinational companies or consulting firms ? Willing to travel for work