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Contract, Trade Compliance and Export Specialist

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Company : Safran Aerosystems Evacuation Job field : Sales & Marketing Location : Wall Township , New Jersey , United States Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Required degree : College/ Technical Diploma/ Associates Degree Required experience : More than 5 years Professional status : Professional, Engineer & Manager Salary range : tbd
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Job Description

The Contracts Specialist role is to support Program Management and Sales/Account Management in the delivery of Safran Aerosystems Evacuation Programs through the effective development, negotiation, management, and closure of major contracts and subcontracts. In addition, the Contracts Specialist is responsible for defining, deploying and supporting Safran's corporate Export Control, Trade Compliance and Business Partner policies and for overseeing implementation of action plans to ensure compliance with Group, US and international regulations.

This role is a mix of strategic commercial management and operational contract management.

Contract Management
- Manage the development, negotiation, execution and operational management of all sales contracts.
- Act as the primary point of contact for all contract and commercial compliance issues including engagement with the relevant legal teams in the United States and France.
- Coordinate the resolution of contractual issues and disputes arising with the customers.
- Ensure adherence to contractual obligations through effective commercial management, including payments, claims, warranties, cash flow, and flow down of contract amendments and variations.
- Work closely with the program team to achieve the required performance in terms of schedule, deliverables, cost and quality.
- Facilitate and maintain an effective working relationship with the customers, ensuring sufficient engagement and integration with the engineering, sales/accounts management, program management, and aftermarket teams.
- Ensure the Customer's mandatory commercial requirements are effectively flowed down internally and externally.
- Coordinate the necessary experts on sales, programs, warranty, off sets, technology, legal and finance to ensure the optimum balance within each contract.
- Analyze the risks associated with each part of the contracts and proposals, offering alternatives where applicable.
- Update proposals and contracts as negotiations progress.
- Ensure compliance with all company processes, including contract and bid review.

Trade Compliance and Export Control
Responsible for ensuring compliance with all export and customs control regulations, including defining, deploying and supporting the following general policies:
- Export control
- Trade compliance
- Customs

Identify and manage actions plans to address risks and processes associated with Trade Compliance and Export Control (including Business Partners). Ensure the implementation of appropriate risk reduction measures and crisis management systems.

General
- Adheres to safe work practices and contributes to the evolution of the health, safety, and environmental program and culture;
- Regular, predictable attendance is required;
- Other duties may be assigned.

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Note for level:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Note for level:
• Basic: Incumbent is able to use their knowledge/skill with support by more experienced individuals.
• Advanced: Incumbent is able to independently use their knowledge/skill.
• Expert: Incumbent is able to train others on their knowledge/skill.

Education and/or Experience
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering or related field and 5+ years contracts & negotiation experience in a fast paced manufacturing sector such as Aerospace, Automotive, High tech, or similar position that demanded strong customer interaction.
Aerospace/Defense background is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills

Contracts and contract negotiations – Advanced
Knowledge of Trade Compliance and Export Control Regulations – Intermediate;
Proficiency with Microsoft Office – Advanced
Leadership skills – Advanced
Interpersonal and presentation skills – Advanced
Effective communication skills – Advanced
Excellent verbal and written skills in the English language – Advanced
Ability to work in a cross-functional/international team environment - Advanced

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
 N/A

Specificity of the job

N/A

Locate your future workplace

1747 NJ 34 NJ 07727

Wall Township

New Jersey United States

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83,000
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27
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35
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