Global Trade Licensing Manager - Remote

Raytheon Missiles & Defense

Yuma, AZ, USA Remote

Full time

Import Export

Nov 15

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Job Description

Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTX), Raytheon Missile & Defense (RMD) has an outstanding career opportunity to support the RMD Global Trade function. This organization plays a critical role in the successful execution of International Contracts and allows programs to remain compliant with the U.S. Government in all our global business transactions. This opportunity provides exposure and visibility in the field of Export Import operations and its strategic impact on global growth and success.

This position provides strategic guidance and planning to understand and achieve international business growth by developing licensing plans, providing guidance for complex licensing strategies, program planning, and assuring regulatory compliance for the Naval Power Mission Area.

In addition, this position requires interface with various internal functions and U.S. Government agencies in obtaining the necessary U.S. Government export / import licenses, agreements, permits, certifications, technology release authorizations, and jurisdiction and classifications determinations.

The Manager, Global Trade Licensing position reports to the Assoc. Director, Global Trade Licensing for Naval Shipboard Missiles.


This position is located in Tucson, AZ or remotely, supporting the Naval Power Mission Area of RMD.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require an active U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a high-energy, fast-paced environment, developing relationships with internal customers and collaborating with multiple business functions for success. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for developing export and import strategies for the international program marketing, sales, support, offshore procurement and manufacturing of defense and dual use articles;
  • Seeking Empowered Official status, if not already granted by the company;
  • Leading a small team of analysts to successfully execute licensing strategies for the business.
  • Developing licensing plans and provides guidance for complex licensing strategy and program planning;
  • Being responsible for providing consistent interpretation under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Office of Foreign Assets Control Regulations (OFAC) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) regulations to employees;
  • Preparing, submitting, tracking, obtaining, and managing from the U.S. government, all necessary export and import licenses, permits, certifications, and technology release determinations – to include Technical Assistance Agreements (TAA), Manufacturing License Agreements (MLAs) and other export license authorization types by:
  • Working closely with internal customers to develop export and import approvals that allow for the efficient export of technology, technical data, hardware, and services;
  • Ensuring review of the scope of the effort with the applicable functions, stakeholders, and the foreign parties prior to submittal,
  • Obtaining signed agreements and other required documentations from foreign parties (e.g., DSP-83s, ITAR NDAs, etc.) as applicable,
  • Providing status updates to the programs/stakeholders for awareness,
  • Reviewing approvals to ensure execution and deliverables are considered,
  • Responsible for managing day-to-day execution of agreements and licenses ensuring compliance for all activities under the agreements and licenses, and
  • Monitoring authorizations for any changes effecting the authorizations and taking action upon knowledge of the change.
  • Assuring regulatory compliance through review and approval of foreign travel, foreign visits and export and import transactions;
  • Maintaining applicable trade compliance records in accordance with regulatory requirements;
  • Contribute to learning and audit assessment programs to ensure implementation and effectiveness of internal controls;
  • Assisting in identifying compliance concerns to the Manager, Global Trade Operations Compliance, by identifying errors and areas requiring improvement and implementing corrective actions to resolve problems.
  • Supporting management in investigating and resolving compliance matters, audits and investigations;
  • Applying international trade regulations to real-life situations to enable international business to support programs;
  • Being able to handle complex licensing issues - permanent and temporary export licenses, temporary import licenses (unclassified and classified) that arise;
  • Developing and deliver training as required for employees engaged in international business activities; and
  • Acting as a resource for all export/import licensing personnel.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and integrate export/import requirements with company's international business strategy
  • Flexible, cooperative and collaborative; demonstrated ability to adapt to changing US Government and customers conditions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to present recommendations to solve business challenges
  • Problem solver, able to work under time sensitive circumstances, collaboratively or independently, and take initiative to address situations before issues arise
  • Self-motivated and results oriented with ability to prioritize and make independent decision.
  • Able to manage priorities of multiple complex tasks
  • Attention to detail and follow through on assignments to achieve desired results

Qualifications you must have:

  • BS/BA Degree
  • 8 years of professional work experience in Global Trade or related field
  • Prior experience as an Empowered Official or strong compliance experience in a highly regulated environment (licenses, agreements, compliance, and transactional activities and application of regulations (ITAR, EAR, Customs))
  • Experience in international business, contracts, supply chain, engineering or other, relevant discipline
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications
  • Some travel may be required
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Able to obtain DOD security clearance

Qualification we value:

  • 8-10 years of experience in the application of regulations (ITAR, EAR, Customs)
  • Prior experience supervising a small team
  • Experience with ITAR and EAR in high volume environments
  • Experience with Technical Assistance Agreement (TAA) and Manufacturing Licensing Agreement (MLA) preparation/administration
  • Knowledge of Export Control Reform (ECR) and familiarization with Jurisdiction Classification Assessments
  • Strong time management, prioritization, analytical and organizational skills, with ability to meet deadlines and achieve desired results
  • Problem solver, able to work under time sensitive circumstances, collaboratively or independently
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with multiple business functions for success
  • Strong communicator to develop and conduct stand-up training
  • Sincere interest in field of Export Import operations and its strategic impact on global success
  • Excellent customer relation/interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-starter who can develop effective networks with internal customers
  • Willing to take on challenges and accept stretch assignments
  • Detail-oriented with strong sense of urgency
  • Ability and desire to learn, growth mindset
  • Proven problem solver with record of strong follow-through for success
  • Knowledge of D-Trade, SNAP-R, OCR EASE and/or SAP/GTS systems

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met (see guidelines) to receive the Referral Award.

The salary range for this role is $89,000.00 to $189,000.00; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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