Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.
We have 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
is responsible to identify, document, and capture compliance of complex and demanding activities with very high requirements of service for their respective country using extensive and detailed trade compliance knowledge.
Collaborate with relevant functional COE leads to develop goals and objectives that share mutual outcomes for the benefit of the business.
Supports and implement trade compliance operations strategies and standard processes to achieve trade compliance goals and objectives for regional cross border activity.
The position will work with regional trade compliance team and have accountability for all trade compliance activity in their respective country, including developing and maintaining relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
Managing the processes, and a continuous improvement mindset is required. Must be able to communicate effectively, influence, demonstrate leadership and behaviors that are consistent with Cargill Values and high performance.
30% Country Trade compliance operations strategy, procedure, identification, develop and implementation
Responsible for trade compliance activity in the assigned country as defined in the Global Trade Operations & Compliance (GTOC) taxonomy
Support the implemention, and enhancement of country trade compliance operations management systems, and processes with a view to harmonize and align globally / regionally for optimal efficiency.
Identify and document trade compliance operations opportunities and gaps in procedures, partnering with relevant functional COE's as appropriate.
Ensure appropriate record keeping and due diligence procedures in accordance with all governing regulatory requirements and Cargill functional requirements, including the monitoring and supervision of IT solutions related to record keeping.
Partner with GTOC countrylead and Global Customs Advisory (GCA) team to manage country customs broker operations relationship, including the use of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and regular internal report.
Develop a relationship with local governmental agencies in the respective country, in cooperation with appropriate functional areas and our brokers, facilitating a free flow of our goods through the borders.
25% Program management, monitoring and training
Support the execution of global trade compliance operations review for the activities managed by the GTOC team, and / or pre / post transactional audits and trade data to ensure data integrity, adherence to processes, control effectiveness and compliant performance.
Ensure corporate functions' recommendations, corrective actions and process improvements are implemented, monitored and communicated accordingly.
Support the development of regular import and export compliance training for senior management, purchasing, receiving, shipping, sales and marketing and other departments / functions involved in import and export activities in accordance with the respective functional COE’s
Participate in trade compliance operations projects and initiatives respective countries.
Review and / or Develop and implement new or changing trade flow SOPS and processes in partnership with the relevant COE’s
Support Global Customs Advisory on Risk Assessments, Ruling application, Government audits / escalations.
Monitor effectiveness of compliance processes and controls and escalate as appropriate.
Deliver value through providing transparency of data and consistency in process to enable enhanced duty reduction programs such as Duty Drawback and participation in global or regional Free Trade Agreements.
Suppport Regional Trade Compliance Lead to implement new processes and controls for respective country.
15% Client interaction and business partner
Support all aspects for regional trade compliance activities
Coordinates the country trade compliance efforts in support of business, enterprise and functional business plans that span across the country while align with regional directive / initiative.
Works closely with cross functional commercial management, sales, and customers to develop cross border solutions
30% DATA MANAGEMENT / ANALYSIS & REPORTING
Support the creation of monthly reports related to trade compliance operations and submit to the appropriate function or entity.
Support the creation of reports and data needed for VAT reconciliation process.
Monitor and provide quarterly, bi-weekly and / or monthly metrics and reports.
Support Continuous Improvement initiatives and special projects
Other duties as assigned
University Degree or Equivalent (+ / - 5 years)
Minimum 3-5+ years Trade Compliance Experience
Minimum 3+ years experience in area’s customs compliance, import / export
Local language(s) in addition to English
Communicate effectively and ability to influence across the organization and with external stakeholders
Developing and leading high performing work teams including focus on continuous improvement
Result driven performance
Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Technical trade compliance knowledge
Comprehensive trade compliance operations knowledge and hands on experience related to respective country cross border(import / export) requirements including customs and other Participating Government Agencies (PGA)
Strong analytical skills; experience with scorecards / metrics.
Ability to adapt to various scenarios of situations and people, including cross-cultural understanding.
Deep Incoterms knowledge.
Process oriented and highly skilled in developing process improvement solutions
Trade related specialization / license / certification (Broker’s license, etc.)
Experience manage a complex trade compliance environment
Knowledge of International Supply Chain / Logistics / Indirect Tax
Experience executing and ensuring trade compliance operations of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) , Duty Draw Back and Free Trade Zone operations is a plus
Finance / Accounting