ITAR Control Compliance Officer

Saudi Arabia (SA)
Competitive Package
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Practice Area
Aviation, Compliance
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a major organisation with operations around the world. 

A new, exciting role now exists for an experienced ITAR control compliance professional. Based in KSA you will take responsibility for a wide and growing remit encompassing businesses activities in Saudi and the Middle East. 

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Ensuring there is appropriate export authorization in place in order to support the export of parts and technology 
  • Maintain detailed knowledge and understanding of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
  • Assist with the day to day exports specifically to ensure that exports made under export authorisations and are done so compliantly.
  • Assist with regular reviews of the export authorisations to ensure the proper authorisations are in place and exports are compliant 
  • Provide training courses on export compliance to raise awareness and strengthen compliance throughout the business.
  • Assist with the implementation of export control processes, work instructions and control plans
  • Assist with investigations, draft disclosures and reporting and managing violations of the export regulations.
  • Participate in the implementation of compliance control plans 

Qualifications and experience

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years Business experience 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Three plus years of export controls and licensing, with an emphasis on ITAR and EAR.
  • Previous experience working with / implementing compliance programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, comprehend, interpret and follow complicated written and verbal instructions, interpret regulations, and the ability to communicate both orally and in writing at a professional level.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and accomplish tasks of varying complexity through the application of technical, administrative and analytical skills.  Strong organisational skills required.
  • Ability to obtain government security clearance.
  • Previous experience with drafting export authorisations, voluntary disclosures and other documents related to export controls.
  • Previous experience working in the aerospace or defence industries 

If you have the requisite experience described above and are keen to progress your career with this growing international business, please forward your CV and contact details.


*Fford & Stone always review applications on merit and treats them in utmost confidence.

Due to high levels of interest it isn’t always possible to respond to all applicants, however we appreciate your interest and will be in touch if we can assist you.

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