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Trade Compliance Manager



Espoo, Finland
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Role highlights:

  • Trade Compliance Manager
  • Espoo, Finland
  • Permanent
  • Office

Who are we?

ICEYE is the global leader in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite operations for Earth Observation, persistent monitoring, and natural catastrophe solutions; owning and operating the world's largest SAR constellation. ICEYE is headquartered in Finland and operates from five international locations with more than 600 employees from nearly 60 countries, inspired by the shared vision of improving life on Earth by becoming the global source of truth in Earth Observation.

Our satellites acquire images of Earth at any time – even when it’s cloudy or dark – providing commercial and government partners with unmatched persistent monitoring capabilities. Information derived from our SAR images helps customers make data-driven decisions to address time-critical challenges in various sectors, such as maritime, disaster management, insurance, and finance.

Our team is a tight-knit group of experts across many disciplines (e.g., engineering, software development, radar technology, etc.). We’re innovative, driven people who strive for excellence in everything we do. Teamwork, curiosity, and having fun are core values at ICEYE, and contribute to Making the Impossible possible!!

Why should you work for us?

ICEYE is at the cutting edge of new technology and we are continuing to build and operate our commercial constellation of SAR satellites. Working with ICEYE, you will be part of making the impossible possible, whilst shaping the Earth Observation industry. You will work with varied, diverse and engaged colleagues to further the ICEYE mission. At ICEYE we realise that without great people we can not succeed, therefore you will be an integral, valued and appreciated colleague, with the ability to directly shape the vision and direction of the business.

We actively support Continuous Professional Development, and will provide access to a range of avenues to allow you to succeed, including courses, training and attendance at conferences. ICEYE is a place where your development, your growth and your success is a priority.

What is the role?

ICEYE Global Supply Chain is looking for an experienced Trade Compliance Manager for ensuring full compliance with all import and export regulations including EAR/ITAR and customs regulations in all current and future ICEYE locations. The role offers the opportunity to develop efficient and optimized end-to-end processes and to implement them with immediate effect. The role requires expertise in a variety of regulatory matters and proactive response to constant changes. You will be navigating complex regulatory matters, preparing internal guidelines, relevant documentation and keeping stakeholders informed and trained.

The Trade Compliance Manager:

  • Ensures import and export compliance for satellite components and subsystems in/to all current and future ICEYE locations, including Finland, Poland, Spain, USA, UAE
  • Identifies and manages export controlled/restricted components, especially EAR/ITAR
  • Acquires import/export licences for satellite components and related tools & equipment
  • Manages inward processing relief (IPR) procedure in cooperation with local customs and authorities
  • Internal and external reports and documentation including supplier end-user statements and Intrastat reporting
  • Defines compliance guidelines, processes, ways of working, roles and responsibilities
  • Conducts internal audits to ensure processes are followed
  • Evaluates compliance requirements, identifies risks, gives recommendations, and consults internally and communicates with external parties e.g. local authorities and suppliers whenever required.
  • Leads complex trade compliance and regulatory projects
  • Acquires and maintains independently up-to-date information about relevant regulations concerning the entire supply chain
  • Provides training for staff and raises awareness of regulatory matters