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Trade Compliance Analyst

Date: 15-Jan-2021

Location: Northampton, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.


How do you feel about joining XPO UK’s compliance team, which administers compliance activities for a population of over 23,000? Do you have significant knowledge of customs laws in the UK and also globally? How strong is your working knowledge of the United States economic sanctions regulations, with particular emphasis on the Office of Foreign Assets (OFAC)?


If the above appeals to your intuitive nature of spotting a strong opportunity for your career, read on, apply today and take the next step in your career!


Pay, benefits and more:


Salary for the role will £50,000 - £60,000, plus a performance-related bonus and a company car allowance. In addition, we offer 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks


What you’ll do on a typical day:



  • Your day-to-day job will be to support the Trade Compliance Counsel in the implementation and enhancement of international trade compliance program for the XPO Logistics
  • An important part of the role will be to identify and report to the Trade Compliance Counsel any potential violations of trade compliance regulations and implement process improvements to mitigate any risk
  • Whilst the key aspect of your role is to work on trade compliance issues, you will also support and assist with other compliance projects as required; such as compliance reviews, awareness and training on the XPO Code of Business Ethics, anti-bribery and anti-trust
  • As well as providing operational support for European business units on trade compliance issues, you will support the Trade Compliance Counsel with implementing and enhancing the corporate-level export/import compliance standards


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • It is essential for this role that you have significant experience as a Trade Compliance Analyst, with significant knowledge of customs law – strong experience of this will make you a standout candidate for the position You must have general working knowledge and familiarity with the United Nations and European Union sanctions and how they interplay with the U.S. sanctions
  • If you can develop insightful, value-added and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of those results, you could be a great fit for our team
  • To make you stand out, you’ll have a strong aptitude for understanding and analysing large amounts of data from multiple sources – no two days will be the same


Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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