Amazon.com JP Export Compliance Manager in Meguro, Japan
We are looking for a Japan Export Compliance Manager to join the Global Trade Services team based in our headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, to support a large scale export program which spans all operations, including international shipping exports from our website to customers, as well as equipment for internal operations for all our businesses.
You will be the primarily person responsible for all Japan export operations, and ensure proper integration with various business stakeholders from each business unit, and enhance strong relationships to accelerate and drive exports. This role includes managing business priorities, defining risks, and providing risk mitigation solutions. We expect various new projects which will require cooperation with business partners across the globe, requiring strong leadership skills, and creative solutions for new problems in uncharted areas. The candidate must have advanced professional skills that cater to an international environment.
Duties will include managing export control classification processes for the entire Amazon catalog, including periodic auditing and PDCA, as well as the creation and upkeep of a robust Internal Compliance Program (ICP) for future exports of controlled goods.
Provide export classification/ruling guidance to programs that include controlled goods
Provide overall Japan Export control regulatory guidance to mitigate risks for various programs
Maintain existing and create new export classification processes, and ensure they are enforced
Work with Amazon’s Global Trade Services team across the globe to execute strategy, seek automation opportunities, and leverage new technologies still in development
Work with Amazon’s internal technology teams to develop creative and best-in-class Trade Compliance solutions that scale
Leverage big data sets to track metrics and continuously provide Export Compliance improvements at Amazon
10+ years of experience with export compliance and trade controls
Extensive knowledge in the application of export regulations
Experience delivering business critical projects that are global in nature, and driving engineering and business teams toward goals
Strong written and oral communication skills in both Japanese and English
Experience leveraging technology to drive process improvements
Experience with Lean Six Sigma or other process improvement tools
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Trade Compliance and project management experience, preferably within the manufacturing industry
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment in ambiguous situations
Ability to turn complex compliance requirements into scalable processes
Ability to work under pressure
Strong analytical and computer skills
AMZR Req ID: 464733