Trade Compliance (RE-33918944)

Location: Singapore    |  Remote Working Available
Salary: competitive, with other benefits
Job Type: Permanent
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Role: Initial 12 Months Contract
Company: American MNC - Pharmaceutical & Healthcare

Purpose of Position

  • Drive major projects, focused on design and deployment of key initiatives, including Global Trade Operating Model (GTOM) and Trade Compliance digitalization
  • Monitor Industry trends: identify, evaluate, and communicate legislation that could have legal, operational impact to the Company
  • Lead (or partner with consultants where necessary) to evaluate special trade programs such as (Duties Drawbacks and Free Trade Agreements) that can improve financial position.


Job Description, Essential Functions

  • Lead the implementation of strategic initiatives and projects related to Trade Compliance within APAC and partner with Global team
  • Assess the state of compliance against applicable government regulations and internal standards through internal audits of local companies in Asia Pacific.
  • Provide trade compliance direction to business function, including support for government audits, general advisory and facilitating issue resolution.
  • Support Consumer Asia Pacific Supply Chain in the trade compliance operations matters.
  • Develop and maintain an effective regional training program to improve trade compliance competency in local companies.
  • Ensures effective integration of global trade compliance processes and standards within APAC
  • Provides expert insights on obligations of companies importing and exporting consumer, hospital and pharmacy products and materials
  • Strong experience in Global Trade Management tools including sytems design, UAT testing and deployment across multiple countries
  • Lead and participate in various Global and Regional Initiatives to support Strategic Goals
  • Standardize processes across the broader Trade Compliance Community
  • Provides strategic and process support to local Trade Compliance teams
  • Builds exceptional partnership and relationship across affiliate/regional/global teams to scout business opportunities and translates them into solution

Experience and Competencies

  • Bachelor or master's degree or the equivalent in experience (Supply Chain, Transport & Distribution, Logistics, International Studies, Legal, Economics, Financial)
  • 8 - 10 years in Trade Compliance & Facilitation experience
  • Expert knowledge in customs regulations, including valuation, classification, and special trade programs in Asia Pacific countries.
  • Leading TC digitalization solutions.
  • Project management competencies and experience
  • Consulting experience in Healthcare industry highly preferred.
  • Experience in implementing Asian Customs compliance program

Real is a trading division of SThree Pte Limited

(Registration Number: 2007.20126E | SThree Pte Limited Licence Number 16S8216 | Real Licence Number 53132073A)

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Award winner of:

Recruitment Agency of the Year by Asia Recruitment Awards 2019 | Best Overseas Operation by Global Recruiters 2017 | Highly Commended for Best Large Recruitment Business 2017 | Commended for Best In-House Training by Global Recruiters 2017 | International Recruitment Company of the Year by Recruitment International 2016 | Life Sciences and Healthcare Recruitment Company of the Year by Recruitment International 2016

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