Trade Controls Attorney

at Ford Motor Company in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world — together. At Ford, we’re all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?

As a global leader in advanced mobility solutions, our outstanding team of legal professionals helps us navigate the continually changing legal and regulatory landscape. In our Office of General Counsel , you’ll be part of an organization that collaborates with outside counsel to operate as a global team and deliver world-class legal, tax and audit services to client groups throughout the company.

Ford is seeking a highly motivated attorney to join our Legal and Compliance Office as a Trade Controls Attorney. The position will report directly to Ford’s Trade Controls Counsel and support Ford’s global business operations with a wide variety of legal, regulatory, compliance and policy matters. The Trade Controls Attorney will work with business and corporate teams to identify issues and provide legal guidance on export control and sanctions matters, monitor and respond to regulatory changes, and support the development, deployment, and implementation of the company’s trade controls compliance policies and procedures.

What you will do…

+ Take a pragmatic approach to legal advice and problem solving

+ Provide legal and regulatory guidance on restricted party screening, export classifications, deemed exports, licensing requirements, embargoed countries, and other economic sanctions, in support of global operations

+ Assist in the development, implementation, and communication of effective policies, processes, controls, and internal training programs

+ Collaborate with business and regional partners on due diligence and compliance reviews of trade compliance matters in relation to customers, suppliers, and third-party intermediaries

+ Work with and advise sales, engineering, and other stakeholders on trade compliance requirements and related processes

+ Support trade compliance activities associated with corporate transactions including partnership and acquisition integration activities

+ Communicate advice to business clients in a simple, usable, and practical way

+ Provide legal support to colleagues on trade related compliance investigations and voluntary disclosures

+ Support the Compliance Office on other projects, initiatives, and strategic opportunities as may arise from time-to-time

You’ll have…

+ Education/Qualification: Law degree from an accredited U.S. law school and admission to the bar in Michigan or of another state bar and eligible for admission as in-house counsel in Michigan

+ Experience: At least 5 years’ experience advising on export controls and sanctions regulations and compliance programs

Even better, if you have…

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to prioritize and work independently

+ Customer-oriented interpersonal skills, excellent business judgment, personal initiative, and a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we’ve outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder…or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

+ Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

+ Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up childcare and more

+ Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

+ Tuition assistance

+ Established and active employee resource groups

+ Paid time off for individual and team community service

+ A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day

+ Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

Requisition ID : 17119

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Job Posting: JC247735944

Posted On: Sep 13, 2023

Updated On: Nov 22, 2023

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