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BAE Systems is looking for a Counsel, Group Export Control - Farnborough

#1 Post by Express » Wed 30 Jan, 2019 11:34 am

Would you like a role which offers unparalleled international industry experience within BAE Systems plc, a premier international defence, aerospace and security Company. We currently have a vacancy for a Counsel, Group Export Control at our Head Office based in Farnborough, just outside London

As a Counsel, Group Export Control, your role will be to provide legal advice to BAE Systems plc and its Sector Businesses across Air, Land, Maritime and Cyber (excluding BAE Systems Inc. in the US) in the area of export control and on broader trade related matters, including sanctions compliance. You will be expected to travel nationally and internationally to our key markets as part of this role.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work for a company which considers export and trade control as vital to achieving its overall mission to provide a vital advantage to help its customers protect what really matters.

Your main responsibilities as a Counsel, Group Export Control will involve:

Assessing the current and future needs of the Group in light of a changing regulatory and technological landscape and provide strategic export control / trade related legal advice to the Group

Providing day-to-day legal advice and subject matter expertise in response to the demands of the Group and use your experience of the regulatory environment in order to find solutions for the businesses

Managing the Group’s overall approach to sanctions compliance

Managing Group wide export control and trade related legal investigations and provide expert support to internal audit activity

Ensuring our Export Control Policy, Procedures and associated tools and guidance meet current legal and regulatory requirements

Representing the Company in front of regulators and at export control related conferences and events

Role modelling appropriate behaviours internally and externally in demonstrating why export control matters in order to ensure we safeguard the Company’s long term licence to trade

Your skills and qualifications as a Counsel, Group Export Control:

Qualified UK and/or US Lawyer

Post qualification experience in export control, sanctions, trade control, compliance

Experience interacting with trade control regulators is desirable

Internal stakeholder management and reporting

Experience in defence, aerospace and security industry is desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You have a professional communication style with strong influencing skills when working with both internal and external stakeholders. You are a high performing individual who can work independently taking ownership, managing tasks and demonstrating appropriate leadership behaviours in everything you do.

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, car allowance, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Subject to achievement of individual and Company performance targets, this role is eligible for an annual incentive.

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