Export Control Officer (Graduate) | SA-Edinburgh Parks
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- Exciting and promising opportunity for a university graduate with a degree in either a legal, commerce or business discipline
- Enjoy flexibility and a family friendly work environment
- Based in Edinburgh Parks, SA
- Some interstate travel
At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. For over 65 years we have searched for new ways to provide our customers in Australia and overseas with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of some 3,500 people at over 25 locations across Australia, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology. Our work helps keep Australia safe and contributes to creating a more prosperous and innovative nation.
In terms of our work environment, it is inclusive, collaborative and we embrace innovation. We also enjoy a genuine commitment to safety, diversity and inclusion and to the development of our skills. Above all, it's the people at BAE Systems who make the difference.
We're excited now to invite applications from university graduates to enter the Export Controls Function.
As the Export Control Officer, you will support the applicaton and implementation of export control compliance obligations for our Electronic Systems business. This includes ensuring compliance with all company export control policies and procedures and compliance with relevant export control laws and regulations from around the world. Areas of focus will be, but not limited to, the Customs Act 1901, Defence Trade Control Act 2012, Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) Regulation.
What are Export Controls?
Restrictions apply to a wide range of information, goods and technologies, with some information, technologies, equipment and materials more sensitive than others, and thus requiring greater protection and restriction of use. Export Controls is essential in achieving this aim. Through BAE Systems' Export Control procedures and policy the company protects the interests and technology of its customers and contributes to Australia's national security, international interests and obligations.
With support from the Senior Export Control Officer, joining our team in this role will see you:
- Taking ownership and supporting Export Control responsibilities for the Electronic Systems business
- Continually being trained on respective Export Control regulations from around the world
- Consulting with key stakeholders and senior management within the Electronic Systems business to define, influence and implement export control obligations for the business
- Acting as the primary point of contact for export control enquiries, providing advice and guidance on export control regulations and procedures
- Implementing the export control policies and procedures, contributing to the review of company policies and procedures and identifying inefficiencies or potential improvements
- Understanding the jurisdiction and classification on the relevant export control lists for all export control material within Electronic Systems
- Assisting in leading the formation and maintenance of export control licences and agreements including initiating applications for import and export permits
- Demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the risks associated with export control compliance, developing strategies to mitigate them and managing the export control risk register
- Providing training to key stakeholders and senior management within the Electronic Systems business
- Travelling interstate to support and administering sites across Australia relative to the Electronic Systems business
As the ideal applicant you will have:
- A degree in either legal, commerce or business
- Strong analytical and critical thinking ability
- Clear and effective communication skills
- A proactive approach, attention to detail and strong problem solving skills
- The ability to direct and influence others
- The ability to determine, understand and mitigate risk
- The ability to work with individuals outside of your direct working environment
Whilst not essential, experience in the following areas is desirable:
- Commercial experience
- Experience with interpreting legislation and regulations
- Experience with the Customs Act 1901, Defence Trade Control Act 2012, EAR and the ITAR
- Knowledge and an understanding of the risks associated with Export Controls
- Experience with investigations and risk base audits
As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.
Applications should be addressed to: Lesley Mackman, Senior Recruitment Specialist.
Please ensure you attach a current resume and copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application. A cover letter is preferred.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
To learn about other employment opportunities at BAE Systems, please visit: BAE Systems Careers Australia
BAE Systems Australia employees are encouraged to refer others for employment in line with the conditions of the Employee Referral Scheme.
Further information regarding clearances is available at: https://careers.au.baesystems.com/opportunity.html