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Director, Global Trade Compliance

Company: Charles River Laboratories
Location: Concord
Posted on: September 23, 2022

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Director, Global Trade Compliance Req ID #: 176155 Location: US San Diego, CA, US, 92121 Evry, FR, 91000 Zhanjiang, GD, CN Sant Feliu de Llobregat, B, ES, 08980 South San Francisco, CA, US, 94080 Madrid, M, ES, 28003 Chioleches, GU, ES, 19160 Nether Alderley, ENG, GB, SK10 4TG Cape Canaveral, FL, US, 32920 Erzhou, HE, CN Keele, GB, ST5 5SP East Kingston, NH, US, 03827 Emeryville, CA, US, 94608 Warsaw, PL, 00-124 Skokie, IL, US, 60077 Margate, GB, CT9 4LT South San Francisco, CA, US, 94080 Songdo, KR South San Francisco, CA, US, 94080 San Francisco, CA, US, 94158 Paris, FR Colleretto Giacosa, IT, 10010 Paris, FR, 75014 Alpicat, Lleida, ES, 25110 Willimantic, CT, US, 06226 Dingcheng Hainan , CN Kilsyth, VIC, AU, 3137 Roanoke, IL, US, 61561 Paris, FR, 75012 Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone, SH, CN Milano, IT, 20129 Montrouge, FR, 92120 Cambridge, MA, US, 02139 Chatillon sur Chalaronne, 01, FR, 01400 Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 Beerse, BE, 2340 S. 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San Francisco, CA, US, 94080 Cambridge, MA, US, 02139 Montrouge, FR, 92120 Sant Cugat del Valls, B, ES, 08174 deCuautitlan Izcalli, MX, 54760 Memphis, TN, US, 38118 Irvine, CA, US, 92612 Reno, NV, US, 89511 Suite 100B, CA, US, 94070 Nerviano, IT, 20014 Sulzfeld, DE, 97633 Pamplona, Navarra, ES, 31008 Grenoble, FR, 38000 New Haven, CT, US, 06519-6052 Singapore, SG Parma, IT, 43122 Framingham, MA, US, 01701 Bordeaux, 33, FR, 33000 Fleurimont, Quebec, CA, J1E 0B5 Luxembourg, DE, L-1030 S. San Francisco, CA, US, 94080 Paris, FR, 75015 Fontenay-aux-Roses, FR, 92260 Washington, DC, US, 20016-8061 Houston, TX, US, 77005 Romainville, FR, 93230 Baltimore, MD, US, 21201 Ridgefield, CT, US, 06877-0368 Torino, IT, 10060 Ahmedabad, IN Alameda, CA, US, 94501 Roanoke, IL, US, 61561 Docklands, AU Port Seton, GB, EH32 0TD Milano, IT, 20156 Chicago, IL, US, 60654 South San Francisco, CA, US, 94080 Brisbane, CA, US, 94005 CALCO, IT, 23885 Saint Germain Nuelles, FR Spencerville, OH, US, 45887 Antipolo, PH, RIZAL1870 San Diego, CA, US, 92121 Evreux, FR, 27930 Donostia, SS, ES, 20009 Saint-Nazaire, FR, 44600 Malton, GB Hyderabad, IN Neuss, DE, 41460 Rockville, MD, US, 20850 Croissy, FR, 78290 Montpellier, FR, 34000 Gaithersburg, MD, US, 20878 Pinghu, ZJ, CN Povo, IT, 38123 Ballina, IE, F26D786 Marseille, FR, 13009 Niksayuna, NY, US, 12309 Takatsuki-shi, Osaka, JP, 569-0803 La Jolla, CA, US, 92037 Hospitalet de Llobregat, B, ES, 08908 Tranent, GB, EH33 2NE Szeged, HU Barcelona, B, ES, 08028 Padova, IT, 35121 MADRID, M, ES, 28029 Changping District, BJ, CN, 100107 Pudong New Area, SH, CN South San Francisco, CA, US, 94080 Tel Aviv, IL, 6423904 Torino, IT, 10126 Edinburgh, GB, EH14 4AP Armancourt, FR, 60880 Amsterdam, NL, 1077 ZX Charlotte, NC, US, 28203 Tranent, GB, EH35 5NG Munich, DE, 80538 Tranent, GB, EH33 1EH Rovereto, IT, 36068 Boisbriand, Quebec, CA, J7H 1N8 Schaijk, NL, 5374 RE Cambridge, MA, US, 02139 San Diego, CA, US, 92121 Chicago, IL, US, 60637 Monte Rotondo, IT, 000 15 Secor, IL, US, 61771 Cambridge, MA, US, 02142 Verona, IT, 37135 Benson, IL, US, 61516 Roma, IT, 00 100 Isaszeg, HU Chaoyang District, BJ, CN, 100012 Potters Bar, GB, EN6 3LD Cambridge, MA, US, 02142 Kobenhavn, DK Bethesda, MD, US, 20892 Kuopio, FI, 70210 Tres Cantos, M, ES, 28760 Watertown, MA, US, 02474 Kaarst, DE, 41564 San Diego, CA, US, 92121 Evreux, FR, 27930 Toulouse, FR, 31400 Frederick, MD, US, 21701 Madrid, M, ES, 28029 Yokohama-shi, 14, JP, 222-0033 Shrewsbury, MA, US, 01545 Boston, MA, US, 02115 Montreal (Senneville), Quebec, CA, H9X 3R3 Concord, NC, US, 28027 Razes, FR, 87640 Hanover, MD, US, 21076 Milano, IT, 20133 Poolesville, MD, US, 20837 Marseille, FR, 13009 San Diego, CA, US, 92121 South San Francisco, CA, US, 94080 CA Hartford, CT, US, 06106 Labelle, FL, US, 33935 Norwich, CT, US, 06360 Compiegne, FR, 60200 Frederick, MD, US, 21701 Marseille, FR, 13009 Cologne, NW, DE, 51105 Gottingen, DE Copenhagen, DK Wayne, PA, US, 19087 Mattawan, MI, US, 49071 Maastricht-Airport, NL Bethesda, MD, US, 20892-0602 Labelle, FL, US, 33935 Oak Hill, NY, US, 12460 Evreux, FR, 27930 Veszprem, HU Gamou-gun, Shiga, JP, 529-1633 Foshan City, GD, CN Bethesda, MD, US, 20892 Dublin, IE, D09 Milano, IT, 20139 For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, well help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. Job SummaryThe Director of Global Trade Compliance is responsible for creating and delivering strategic direction, thought-leadership and vision for CRLs Global Trade Compliance Program (GTCP). The Director is a proven industry SME who maintains and continuously improves the GTCP via best practices and automation. The Director builds great global teams by hiring, developing and retaining a high quality, motivated GTC team in support of current and long-term trade compliance needs. The Director leads the GTCP strategy , creates policy and executes projects in collaboration with stakeholders from a variety of functions, including legal, finance, commercial, and supply chain. The Director must have excellent organizational skills, exceptional subject matter expertise, a high degree of adaptability and the ability to anticipate and respond to changing priorities. This position can be 100% remote. Key Responsibilities Lead the discussion to develop and create best practice strategies, collaborating with business leaders to efficiently expand the business in international markets. Drive trade compliance risk management strategies and processes, consistent with requirements of all countries and regions in which the Company transacts business; develop mitigating strategies and communicate to the business. Lead the International compliance and licensing function globally, establishing export & import compliance processes to comply with domestic and foreign laws. Establish positive relationships with regulatory agencies, monitor regulatory changes, provide expert advice and apply them to the companys international trade strategies. Manage a global duty budget of $20Million

  • Lead efforts to drive continuous improvement in Order to Delivery process driving high customer satisfaction & lowering operating costs Lead & collaborate with stakeholders to establish processes and procedures to appropriately classify products and define standard trade terms. Create and implement trade compliance training and development structures which drive professionalism and personal development for GTC staff. Drive Customer Experience improvements for Global Supply Chain by closely partnering with customers and external business partners. Build, develop and retain a highly effective & engaged global team. Manage external GTC support partners, driving value-add relationships in outsourced activities. Ensure Global Trade SOPs and policies are current, effective, well communicated and individuals are trained Ensure that the Global Trade organization is compliant with the Quality Management System, Good Manufacturing/Distribution Principles & ISO 13485.Job Qualifications Knowledge:o Extensive knowledge/experience in international trade. An industry thought-leader in Global Trade systems and best practices.o Comprehensive knowledge of ITAR, EAR & OFAC regulationso Comprehensive knowledge of Logistics, domestic and international, modes, practices and policieso Comprehensive knowledge of SAP GTSo Strong knowledge & experience of medical device regulations as applied to global tradeo Strong knowledge & experience with Cold Chain controlso Strong knowledge & experience with CITES regulationso Strong knowledge of Lean Manufacturing & Continuous Improvement Principleso Strong knowledge of business systems, data management and Microsoft officeo Strong knowledge of ISO 13485 and GMP/GDP systems, applications and policieso Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Word & Outlook)o Familiarity & understanding of SAP ERP Skills:o Uses an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness to develop and/or apply highly advanced concepts, principles, standards, or techniques to solve challenging business problemso Ability to effectively create, communicate and deliver long-range GTC business process and technology roadmaps.o Ability to develop, review & negotiate broker contractso Ability to lead & develop a diverse team in a fast paced environmento Ability to exercise sound judgement within established guidelineso Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in written format in English Educationo Bachelors degree in International Trade, Business, or Supply Chain; MBA preferredo Broker License preferred Experienceo 12-15 years of experience with Global Trade or related function required.o 5-7 years managing / leading a Global Trade Compliance functiono Experience of leading Global Trade teams in multiple regions required.o Previous experience in Life Sciences organization with focus on research preferred Othero Willing & able to travel to various CRL and customer locations, domestically and internationallyo Willing to work as necessary to achieve defined goals and objectiveso Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate global stakeholders and suppliersVaccine MandateCharles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We require proof of vaccination from all employees. Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition ( so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River. About Corporate FunctionsThe Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement. About Charles RiverCharles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. With over 18,000 employees within 100 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of peoples lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of > 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA for the past 3 years. Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. For more information, please visit

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