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Counsel Trade Compliance

Posted on: 15 May 2019 75 views
: Counsel Trade Compliance
: JD
: 6

The Office of General Counsel is seeking a Global Trade Counsel reporting directly to the Corporate Global Trade Sr. Counsel for Raytheon Company. Graduate of a top law school with at least 6 years relevant export (ITAR and EAR) experience - see required skills for list of additional requirements.

Position involves full range of global trade activities, but will primarily involve legal advice as it relates to the Company’s global trade compliance program thus trade compliance experience is required. The candidate will help maintain and support the Company’s global efforts so that it adheres to all applicable trade regulations. The candidate will undertake a wide range of responsibilities, primarily interpretation and application of US export and sanctions laws and business counseling regarding global trade issues. The candidate is also expected to have experience and understanding of non-US global trade regulations. 

Required Skills:

·Juris Doctorate degree from a top law school and 6 years related experience.

·In-house legal experience in export, sanctions and/or ATF compliance and extensive experience in the analysis, interpretation and application of export control laws and regulations.

·Direct knowledge of U.S. export regulations including experience in their business application and the preparing or reviewing of export authorizations, advisory opinions, commodity and jurisdiction requests, and voluntary disclosures.

·Direct knowledge of and experience in conducting export compliance due diligence for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

·Understanding of the relationships between DDTC, BIS, DoD, OFAC, ATF and other government agencies responsible for or playing a key role in export control laws and regulations.

·Member in good standing of a state bar.

·Strong written and verbal communication skills.

·Well organized with a meticulous attention to detail.

·Sound judgment with a strong team orientation.

·Integrity, leadership, analytical, and motivational skills; and will be a team player. She or he will be a strategic planner, proactive, a decision-maker, and a problem solver who drives matters to timely conclusions. 

·Familiarity with work in a global context including comprehension and application of non-US trade regulations will be part of the candidate’s responsibility. 

Ability to travel is required


·Experience with business transactions.

·Experience working for a multinational company or representation of a multinational company.

·Experience working for a USG agency responsible for export controls and/or sanctions laws and regulations.

·Experience working in a law firm.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.140389

Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I(TM) products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.
Relocation Eligible 
Clearance Type 
None / Not Required
Type Of Job 
Full Time
Work Location 
VA - Rosslyn

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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