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Senior Global Trade Manager


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Rocky Hill, CT
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Senior Global Trade Manager

About the Job


Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three exciting business areas\: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It's a passion. Have you got what it takes?

The Senior Manager, Global Trade is a highly experienced trade compliance professional who supports Henkel’s global trade policies and objectives, and is responsible for all aspects of Henkel’s North American export trade compliance, audits and provisions. Reports to the Director, Global Trade Americas.


What we offer

We offer the opportunity to mentor and be mentored by a highly experienced, diverse and dedicated team of global trade professionals. 
Clear potential for career advancement within Henkel Trade
Be part of a highly motivated team in different regions that work together in a collaborative environment to develop the trade and customs programs for Henkel
Located in our corporate headquarters in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, in the Connecticut River Valley, with easy access to Hartford and New Haven
Henkel is committed to trade compliance and fully supports the function with management commitment, technology, training and global staffing


Who we are looking for

Minimum 10-15 years of experience working in international trade compliance for an U.S. importer/exporter, with primary experience in US Export Regulations (EAR and ITAR). 
Demonstrated experience leading and developing trade compliance teams
Experience with internal audit assessments, trade compliance best practices, compliance training and trade automation. 
Industry acknowledged expert working with BIS, State and US CBP. Member of Trade Compliance association such as ICPA. 
Successful experience leading trade efficiency enhancement project teams 
SAP R3 and GTS knowledge a plus
BS / BA in International Trade or other relevant course of study. Advanced degree desired. 
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Direct the day to day responsibilities of the Henkel NA Global Trade export team, providing direction and oversight on export authorizations and technology control programs
Support the management of other trade compliance tasks such as oversight of import compliance, FTAs and Supply Chain Security programs
Liase with other regional trade experts within Henkel, support global trade control towers on topics of expertise 
Maintain a current, comprehensive knowledge of the U.S. Departments of Commerce, State, and U.S. Customs regulations, and be the primary training resource within Henkel for export compliance topics
Develop and implement appropriate policies, strategies, and procedures to enhance Henkel’s export and import compliance programs and to implement new regulatory requirements.
Lead internal trade audit programs and support any audits by Government agencies.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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