Airbus is embarking on a cultural transformation - reinforcing Export Control within the DNA of our organisation and embedding core values of integrity and compliance.
You can play a critical role in this transformation - contributing to the evolution of Airbus' business culture and understanding of the importance of Export Control to bring competitive advantage for the company - and to mitigate any further potential exposure to penalties, debarment, consent agreements etc.
Specifically, You Will:
Airbus is committed to conducting its business with honesty and integrity, in accordance with all local and international laws and regulations. The Head of Airbus Export Control is responsible for overseeing and promoting the Airbus Export Compliance Programme and ensuring it is implemented in a coherent and pragmatic way across the Group. In particular the Head of the Export Control Programme Office ensures that the key elements of the Airbus Export Control Programme are properly implemented.
In January 2020, Airbus entered into a Consent Agreement with the US State Department for violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. As a result, of this Consent Agreement Airbus is required to have a Special Compliance Officer (SCO) appointed with approval of the US State Department. The SCO is responsible for overseeing the Airbus' remediation activities in support of ensuring ITAR Compliance.
Export Control ITAR Manager is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Airbus Directives and Methods covering the requirements of the ITAR, including ITAR Part 130 (reporting of fees, commissions and political contributions) and Part 129 (brokering activities). The ITAR Manager will also liaise with focal points identified in the Functions, Businesses and Divisions who are responsible for ensuring the Company meets the requirements of the Consent Agreement.
Your Main Responsibilities:
Oversee and monitor the implementation of the Directive and Method on ITAR Part 130 reporting
Oversee and monitor the implementation of the Directive and Method on Brokering where it relates to registrations of brokering activities under the ITAR.
Support the Divisional Export Control teams to determine whether the ITAR Part 130 Directive and Methods are applicable to defence campaigns.
Provide advice to the functions, business and Divisions on whether the Brokering Directive and Method are applicable to a particular campaign.
Work with Divisional Export Control and Compliance teams to ensure the collation information that is required for Part 130 reporting purposes.
Set up and implement a process to review activity reports of business partners, lobbyists and special advisers and brokers to ensure compliance with the ITAR.
Work closely with the ITAR Leads in the Divisional Export Control teams to ensure they are supporting and promoting the requirements of the Consent Agreement throughout the Company.
Works closely with the SCO, his team and external auditors to ensure that they are able to fulfil their requirements under the Consent Agreement.
Who We Are Looking For
You constantly seek to continuously improve, have a strong attention to detail and enjoy collaborating in a team.
You are organised, action orientated, customer-focused and proactive.
You excel at multi-tasking and know how to set priorities in order to meet tight deadlines.
Required Educational Background and Experience:
At least 7 years of experience working in a multinational environment advising on international trade and export control matters;
Ideally Qualified Lawyer, experience in trade compliance is essential, all ITAR chapters and management of requirements
Strong knowledge of the ITAR and US Export Control regulations.
You have a strong experience in an international company working in line with ITAR regulations
Strong leadership and communication skills; sound business judgment; ability to appropriately involve others in consultations and decisions;
Excellent writing skills required to write and edit policies and procedures, reports and memorandums;
Strong relationship building, networking, interpersonal and communication skills;
High degree of initiative, credibility, independence, integrity, confidentiality and trust;
Ability to quickly earn the respect of senior management in order to be credible and effective in this complex and constantly-developing environment,
Languages: Negotiation level of English and French; German is considered a plus.
What We Offer
You will work in a dynamic and fast-paced business environment where your proven experience, expertise and knowledge directly impacts day-to-day business operations.
You will benefit from joining a dynamic and international team where your expertise will grow by the day and will be supported with professional training.
You will work on meaningful projects and cross-functional assignments in a diverse, international and multicultural environment.
Who We Are:
Airbus is actively recruiting a number of key roles within Export Control Compliance across Airbus (the world's leading supplier of commercial aircraft), Airbus Helicopters (industry leader in the manufacturing of Helicopters) and Airbus Defence & Space (manufactures satellites, drones, military aircraft, launch vehicles and various other defence & communications products).
Airbus is committed to full compliance with the Export Control laws and regulations of the European Union and (as applicable) its Member States, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia and other countries where Airbus conducts business.
All Airbus personnel and organisations within Airbus are required to comply with such laws and regulations. Strict criminal and civil penalties, including loss of export privileges and debarment from government contracting, make full compliance with those export control laws and constantly evolving regulations critical to ensuring the continued and growing success of Airbus' global business model.
Come Join Our Team!
Airbus' Export Control Compliance programme is growing. If you have the passion, ambition, energy and competence to make a step change in cultural transformation - we want you! Your dream job starts here!
If your profile matches with our requirements and you are interested in joining our dynamic and multicultural team of professionals, you can complete your application online (providing your CV and cover letter outlining your motivation).
Join Airbus now and embrace the opportunity to make a difference. We make it fly and you can too!