Sr. Manager International Trade Compliance 3Rolling Meadows, IL

Requisition ID: R10160207

  • Category: Legal and Regulatory

  • Location: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Empowered Official to join the International Trade Compliance organization as Sr. Manager, International Trade Compliance. This position has responsibility to provide leadership and support for the Navigation, Targeting & Survivability (NTS) division to enable compliant international business across multiple locations. The person will leading a team of managers and professionals to develop export authorization strategies and implement policies and procedures for all export/import licensing and compliance activities.

The successful applicant will enjoy a hybrid work environment based out of Rolling Meadows, IL.

What You'll Get To Do:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead the NTS ITC staff to provide transactional support, guidance and training as required for the ongoing success of the business, driving accountability through management via metrics

  • Provide advice and guidance concerning the requirements, interpretation, and obligations of U.S. export regulations and implementation of such requirements

  • Provide day-to-day people and subject matter leadership for the NTS ITC team and create an environment that accelerates development of talent

  • Serve as the senior NTS Empowered Official for transactional compliance with export regulations, license preparation and processing, and the use of exemptions and exceptions in lieu of licensing

  • Develop and execute licensing strategies, export authorizations, training, and guidance based upon knowledge of the U.S. export regulations and implementation of Northrop Grumman policies and procedures

  • Responsible for evaluation of technology, hardware, software and services (including classification) to identify licensing requirements and ensure appropriate authorizations for export and import are in place (exceptions, licenses)

  • Maintain awareness of changing export control laws and regulations and provide analysis regarding applicability and impact to division services and technologies, as well as existing company export policies and procedures

  • Provide training and awareness on international trade compliance matters

  • In coordination with the Law Department, investigate and support disclosure of potential non-compliance, and development and implementation of effective corrective actions

  • Foster team’s engagement with designated Export Technical Advisors

  • Establish relationships with key business collaborators and internal customers, including Business Development, Contracts, Global Supply Chain and Programs

  • As assigned, lead initiatives related to the development, automation, and continuous improvement of business processes and tools impacting the International Trade Compliance community

  • Maintain applicable trade compliance records in accordance with regulatory and company requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 10 years of international trade compliance experience or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 8 years of international trade compliance experience We will consider a High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 14 years of international trade compliance (export, import and/or customs) experienc

  • Proficiency in the ITAR and EAR, including making jurisdiction and classification determinations

  • 5 years of experience as an Empowered Official

  • Experience in effectively applying U.S. Government regulatory requirements in complex scenarios, analyzing and solving complex problems

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills

  • Demonstrated highly collaborative work style, success in resolving difficult situations and effective communication with all levels of stakeholders

  • Experience leading and managing a team

  • Skilled at adapting to rapidly evolving priorities, with the ability to manage multiple projects while meeting schedule and quality requirements, and exercise judgment about when to escalate potential conflicts to leadership

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret security clearance

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated performance in working in a fast-paced environment while delivering a quality work product

  • Experience with OCR's EASE software

  • Familiarity with USG technology release / Technology Security & Foreign Disclosure requirements

  • Familiarity with Northrop Grumman processes, tools and products

  • Active DoD security clearance

What We Can Offer You

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Salary Range: $142,600 - $213,800

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.