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Export Sanction Specialist

Chorley, Lancashire
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
6 Sep 2022

Export Sanction Specialist - Permanent - Remote working and can be based anywhere in Europe.

We are looking for a Commercial Sanctions Specialist to join our Trade Compliance team in Europe.

As a leading chemical and materials manufacturer and provider, my client provides access to critical product and service solutions.

The Trade Compliance team are responsible for ensuring that processes regarding due diligence of customers and partners and import and export of goods and services are compliant according to US, EU and local requirements.

The successful applicant must be able to work autonomously, without supervision, and be a recognised subject matter expert on BIS, OFAC and EU regulations to provide guidance to the export teams when shipping products to destinations that might be subject to sanctions.

  • They will be responsible for the efficient operations of sanctions compliance, ensuring processes meet acceptable performance levels and remain in compliance with corporate policies and government regulations.
  • Monitor new and existing trade related regulations, and changes to sanctions and embargoes, interpret the regulatory impact for business operations and specify new procedures and changes to SAP. Notify local Regulatory Affairs, and the affected business operations.
  • Interpret OFAC and BIS regulations to evaluate whether each new UN agency request can be fulfilled for the types of products required, and the end-users
  • Write new / amend ISO procedures and train the business operations in the new processes
  • Provide training to business operations, where required.
  • Advise the business to resolve daily regulatory operational queries
  • Interact with Local Regulatory Affairs, Legal Department, European and local Quality Managers, Chief Scientist, Procurement, Sourcing, Central Planning, Logistics, Product Portfolio, Sales, Operations, Suppliers and Manufacturers.


  • 2+ years' experience working within a sanctions-specific role.
  • B.Sc. or other relevant qualification.
  • Fluent in English. Other European languages an advantage, particularly French or German
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, and SAP an advantage (ERP)

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  • Job Reference: 705436975-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Purchasing Professionals
    Purchasing Professionals
  • Location: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent