As a Manager in our Global Trade practice, you will use your experience and technical knowledge to bring value to clients and manage risks related to global trade matters.. The role will require proactive development of new client relationships with those executives responsible for the management of global trade functional areas within their companies. You will work with our global trade colleagues in other countries and regions to deliver advice that meets client needs.
Your key responsibilities
You'll spend much of your time presenting the full suite of EY global trade services to prospective clients; developing new client relationships and advising current clients on global trade advisory needs. You'll also be r responsible to develop and execute strategies to manage duty costs by utilizing free-trade agreements, special programs, and transactional structuring; while proactively managing the risks of global trade, improving international trade compliance and increasing the operational effectiveness of supply chains.
Skills and attributes for success
- Staying current on global trade developments and work to develop new and innovative service offerings that can deliver value to our clients
- The ability to proactively engage clients to describe and market our value-added global trade services and deliver high-quality project deliverables
- Successful project management experience with excellent organizational skills, strong motivation, and a positive attitude; delivering a quality work product each and every time
- Supervising a motivated team of professionals; supporting them in the development of the skills, knowledge and opportunities to reach their full potential
To qualify for the role you must have
- JD, CPA or a U.S. Customs broker license
- Approximately 7 or more years of related work experience in industry, a professional services firm, a Fortune 500 company or a major importer or exporter
- Deep technical knowledge of global customs, import and export topics; such as valuation, classification, country of origin, free-trade agreements, export controls, licensing, trade sanctions, etc.
- Travel is likely to be required; percentage will depend on location, skill set and individual projects
Ideally, you'll also have
- Experience in professional services together with the ability to listen to a client's needs and develop a value proposition to expand new business
- Experience with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Bureau of Industry and Security, Office of Foreign Assets Control, or the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls
- Foreign language capabilities encouraged