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Do you want to work for a MNC in either their Malacca or Penang office?

Would it be nice to work in smaller town but earning KL city salary and doing interesting regional works?

Our client is a US MNC in business of manufacturing electronic parts. Their office in Malaysia is looking for a lawyer to be based in either their Malacca or Penang office.

This is a regional role where the candidate needs to support trade compliance matters in the region.

Traveling approximately once a month with short trip is expected.
Senior Manager (Trade Compliance - Regional Role)
In House
Full Time/Permanent
10 - 20 Year(s)
Professional Qualification
CTC - Corporate Trade Compliance

- Ensure Management's commitment and awareness throughout the company

- Provide the frame for a trade compliance program (Corporate Policies, Organization, Resources, Training, Processes, Systems)

- Audit and continuous assessment (also with IA - Internal Audit)

- Decision on irregularities reported by the LTC (incl. voluntary self-disclosures)

- Delegation of tasks and authorities

- Reports to Executive Management

RTC - Regional Trade Compliance

- Understand trade content and regulations in the Region and act as legal advisor in the region

- Liaise, in coordination with Regional/Country Management and the Global Trade Compliance team, with local authorities in trade compliance matters

- Disseminate changes in regional regulations to the Global Trade Compliance Team as well as to the local management and logistics teams

- Escalate Irregularities to Corporate Trade Compliance (CTC)

- Work with Logistics Trade Compliance (LTC) and the local teams to ensure that procedures and processes comply with local trade regulations as well as with Vishay's Global Trade Compliance Program

- Schedule and perform audits in locations in the region LTC - Logistics Trade Compliance

- Execute the Global Trade Compliance Program of the company

- Access to and understanding of trade content/regulations

- Train Compliance Team members

- Execution of regular internal process reviews

- Escalate irregularities to Corporate Trade Compliance (CTC)

- Dissemination of regulatory trade updates

- Audit and continuous assessment

- Report to CTC - Corporate Trade Compliance

- Definition and execution of processes, systems, work instructions

- Requirements Determination Process for Exports - involving Restricted Party Screening, Embargos, EAR, ECCN/Dual Use, ITAR/Military, Block/Unblock Orders pending clarification of requirements/obtaining licenses

- Documentation and Record-Keeping

LEGAL ENTITIES/SUBSIDIARIES - Nominated Compliance Contacts

- Local Management (General Manager) is legally responsible to comply with Customs/Trade Compliance Laws and Regulations

- Ensure Local team is aware and committed to the established corporate/global policies and procedures

- Enable/support local training as identified by CTC and/or LTC

- Control of Technical data as it relates to ITAR (US)

- Enforce established policies as it relates to foreign national visitation (US)

- Active participant in Trade Audits/Internal Process reviews

- Import/Export record keeping as it relates to trade data (Invoices, BOL, AWB's, AES data, etc)

- Consult with LTC (or CTC and LTC) concerning critical trade compliance matters

- Reports to/works with LTC and local Entity Management for trade compliance matters

BUSINESS DIVISIONS - Nominated Compliance Contacts

- Technical Assistance on Classification of Goods

- Responsible for the correct classification of Trade data (HTS, ECCN/Dual Use, ITAR, Military, Origin) for Finished Goods, Raw Material and other physical goods as well as technology, software/data and technical assistance

- Country of origin update notification

- Active participant in Trade Audits as it relates to Material Master Data, Trade data;

- Control of Technical data as it relates to ITAR (US)

- Reports to/works with LTC and Division Management for Trade Compliance matters

- Candidate prefers to have at least 10 years legal experience


- Experience in trade compliance is Perfect! or

- Experience working in manufacturing (with export business) is also preferable, or

- Experience in any kind of compliance or regulatory work can be considered, or

- Without any of the above relevant experience but is confident in interpreting the implications of the latest laws to the local and regional businesses, creating processes and programs and is keen to conduct legal training to create awareness of the latest laws, is also welcome to explore.

(Attractive remuneration package awaiting suitable candidate including 13 months salary)

This position is only open to Malaysian citizens.

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