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Lucas Group is working with a global manufacturing company who is seeking an experienced Head of Export Compliance to be based in Dallas, Texas. Reporting into the General Counsel, this individual will primarily be responsible for ensuring that an updated, revised Export Control Compliance Program, including a systematic audit program to underpin it, is in place.
This individual will also have responsibility for ensuring that updated DCRD and Company Markings (Document Control & Retention Data eg: IP statements, confidentiality, export control statements, etc) policies are in place as well as working with IT on IT security/insider threat issues.
While this company is known for manufacturing cutting-edge technologies, including some used by the Department of Defense, it is a well-established, historied company. The company has over 17,000 employers in over a dozen countries.
Areas of responsibility will include:
Draft, update, and review export control policies and processes
Export control compliance programme to include a systematic rolling audit programme
Direct managerial responsibility for 1-2 direct reports, functional capability for 17-18 export control practitioners
Regulator / industry body engagement in conjunction with the GC
Advising on complex licensing issues and plans / sharing best practice
Training ( both to the L&C function and the business as a whole )
Internal / external reporting
IT / IT security / insider threat
DCRD / Company markings
Risk registers for export control compliance
Export control aspects of Transformation (in conjunction with Head of Legal Ops /Global Functions)
10+ years of experience of dealing with civil and defense complex technical export control issues in the key jurisdictions of the US and UK , with a proven track record of particular experience in US export control regulations
Must have the ability to obtain a Secret DOD clearance.
Must be able to perform work subject to ITAR/EAR regulations and/or program requirements.
US Government experience
An Active DOD secret clearance is strongly preferred
Proven track record of managing multi-national teams
Experience of running audit programes
Ability to drive change and embed transformation
Ability to identify, focus and prioritise key compliance matters
Offer pragmatic, commercially focused advice
Identify, work with and influence key internal and external senior stakeholders
Collaborate highly effectively within business and functions
Integrity and courage; challenge effectively; deliver tough messages
Work efficiently and finish tasks- strong completer/ finisher; dynamic and resilient but demonstrate work/life balance
Delegate, inform and know when to ask for help
Understand how technology is changing our industry and what we can contribute to the strategy of the business
Adapt and succeed against a background of change/uncertainty
Lucas Group and our clients are equal opportunity employers.
About Lucas Group
Lucas Group is one of the largest and most diversified search firms in the United States, with over 300 consultants serving clients in virtually every market. Lucas Legal Search, one of four divisions within Lucas Group, is dedicated exclusively to placing attorneys and legal professionals in law firms, corporations, financial institutions, and investment funds of all sizes. Visit our website at www.lucasgroup.com/legal for more information.
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