Export Licensing and Compliance Specialist

  • Location
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 23

Position description

This position can be either a Global Trade Licensing Analyst II or Senior Analyst Global Trade Licensing based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

This Global Trade position provides support to company personnel on the application of U.S. Government export/import regulations including, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Regulations. The position requires interface with various internal functions and U.S. Government agencies in obtaining the necessary U.S. Government export / import licenses, agreements, permits, certifications, technology release authorizations, and commodity jurisdiction determinations.


  • Responsible for generating, maintaining and monitoring U.S. Government export/import licenses, agreements, permits, certifications, technology release authorizations, commodity jurisdiction determinations
  • Responsible for review and approval of requests for the export and/or import of controlled goods and information
  • Represent Global Trade in meetings and discussions with internal customers and U.S. Government personnel
  • Assist in implementation of company procedures and instructions to support compliance with U.S. Government export/import regulations and company policy
  • Prepare reports and presentations
  • Track, status, and provide reports and metrics associated with export / import activities
  • Manage and maintain export / import files and records in accordance with U.S. Government export/import regulations and company policies
  • Identify training needs, and provide training pertaining to export / import requirements
  • Support export/import compliance activities (e.g. self-assessments, internal and external audits)
  • Participates in business and corporate projects as required


  • At least 2 years of experience in a regulated industry (knowledge of compliance issues and/or process requirements)
  • Experience with contracts or writing legal document such a license applications or contract terms
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and a proven ability to interpret and implement regulations
  • Ability to participate in multi-functional teams working on export/import issues with an ability to drive issues to conclusions 
  • Attention to detail and follow through on assignments 
  • Self-starter who can develop effective networks with customers
  • Ability to travel as necessary
  • Ability to prioritize among complex and conflicting requirements
  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret Security Clearance 
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Desired Skills:  

  • 2 + years export / import related experience 4 years of experience in a regulated industry (knowledge of compliance issues and/or process requirements)Experience in the application of regulations (ITAR, EAR, Customs) in a high volume environment
  • Experience with Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) licenses and permits
  • Current DoD Secret Security Clearance

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, international relations, political science, history, or similar field

Application instructions

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