District Trade Compliance

  • 1 Ascot Road, Bedfont, Middlesex, United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Company Description

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

As a Fortune 500 company, Expeditors employs more than 15,000 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 300 locations across six continents. Expeditors satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems. Our services include the consolidation and forwarding of air or ocean freight, customs brokerage, vendor consolidation, cargo insurance, time-definite transportation, order management, warehousing, distribution and customized logistics solutions. Expeditors is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Job Description

 Objective:    As a subject matter expert in Trade Compliance, the trade compliance  will, at a District level, assist in ensuring that the Company meets its obligation to comply with all Company policies and all applicable laws and regulations.  


Appointment Responsibility and Reporting Lines:

Direct to:  District Manager (DM)

Dotted to: Regional Trade Compliance Manager (RTCM).

General Description:

  • Serve as the primary District-level resource for Trade Compliance. 

  • Proactively communicate and closely coordinate with RTCM, branch management,, and the Director of Trade Compliance (DTC). 

  • Keeps informed of current and proposed laws, regulations, directives, rules, and policies applicable to the relevant District governing Trade Compliance at Expeditors and regarding the industry in general.  

  • Maintain knowledge about Expeditors’operating systems, including (but not limited to) GCI, CFIT, EDMS, and ETMS and how those systems support the Company’s ongoing Trade Compliance goals and objective.

  • Communicate regularly with RTCM, , branch management and DTC to ensure consistent and accurate messaging, any material changes, and implementation of Trade Compliance goals and objective.  

  • Manage Trade Compliance program in the District, including training, monitoring, assessing, escalation and guiding employees on Trade Compliance in the District and/or branch.



  • A passion for Trade Compliance and doing the right thing.

  • Proficiency in English and one of the local languages spoken in the District.

  • A minimum of three (3) years at the Company.

  • Demonstrated understanding of applicable Trade Compliance laws and regulations.

  • Training for Sanctioned and Embargoed Countries, Denied Party Screening, and Export Controls Awareness, under U.S. law and the laws of other jurisdictions that have implemented U.N. Sanctions.

  • Strong familiarity with, and continued pursuit of proficiency in Expeditors’ operating systems, including GCI, CFIT, EDMS, ETMS, and, where applicable, third-party systems used to conduct Expeditors’ transactions.

  • Completion of Conflict of Interest Questionnaire and clearance of Company Executive Conflict of Interest check.

  • No objection to background check, as permitted by applicable law.

  • No impediment to travel to the branches in the District.

  • Passing score on the IATA/FIATA examination.

  • DG certification(s).

  • Security Protocol training:  C-TPAT, AEO, STP, or other security protocol, as applicable.

  • Product- or Service-specific export, import and/or operational training/certification.[1]

  • Customs Broker license (U.S.) or similar non-U.S. country license, where available.


Additional Information

Expeditors offers excellent benefits and exceptional career opportunities.


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