My client, a technology and manufacturing company, is looking for a Global Head of Trade Compliance to be based in their HQ in Switzerland. As the current leaders in their sector, they are looking for a strategic business partner to keep that position in the market. Alongside overseeing all Trade Compliance activities, you will harmonise processes across the entire business. This position has direct managerial responsibility. German Language is a necessity.


  • Advise the business and subsidiaries on trade compliance procedures, export control law, and risk management
  • Development and implementation of global export control processes
  • Classification of goods and technologies, sanctions and embargoes, and licensing
  • Lead regular training for employees
  • Support internal auditing department
  • Continue the rollout of SAP GTS across the business

Your Experience

  • Several years’ experience in Global customs and trade compliance
  • Strong knowledge of European and US export controls (ITAR, EAR, OFAC regulations, EU embargo regulations and EU export lists) and EU embargo regulations
  • Process-oriented way of working
  • Fluent in German language

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Jade Warner


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