Posted 26 days ago

This Regional Trade Operations Specialist is part of Facebook’s Global Trade Operations team, which sits within our Compliance organization in Legal. As Trade Operations, we partner closely with all internal business partners engaged in cross-border trade to enable them to move fast compliantly and efficiently. This includes Infrastructure, Facilities, Engineering, R&D teams, Consumer products, and IT Logistics. In partnership with Trade Legal, Tax and Finance, we educate, enable and empower the organization by building sustainable trade compliance practices that align to the needs of the business while also being scalable for a rapidly growing global footprint. The Trade Operations team is invested in aligning and operationalizing trade practices through a combination of training, responsive partnership, deep subject matter expertise, and excellent customer service. Facebook welcomes applications from the widest range of individuals eligible to apply and particularly encourages applications from those who would increase the diversity of the company.

  • Support the day-to-day import/export activities in the LATAM region including daily interaction with the company’s customs brokers, freight forwarders and third-party logistics in the LATAM region
  • Support operational/transactional requests in coordination with internal cross-functional partners
  • Review and approve documentation for international shipments – including, but not limited to commercial invoices, packing lists, export/import license applications, end user statements and other documentation needed to facilitate shipments
  • Execute and lead on strategic projects in close coordination and collaboration with the global TradeOps team and LATAM Regional TradeOps Manager
  • Support the Regional TradeOps Manager on import and export classification reviews
  • In partnership with the Regional TradeOps Manager, maintain required import and export documentation in accordance with relevant laws and corporate policy
  • In coordination with the Regional TradeOps Manager, perform import and export compliance reviews and post-entry audits
  • Serve as the primary trainer by which we execute new hire onboarding for the TradeOps team in the LATAM region
  • In partnership with Regional TradeOps Manager, develop and deliver trade compliance trainings for and to business teams
  • In coordination with the Regional TradeOps Manager, review compliance processes in LATAM region to streamline operational procedures and drive efficiencies
  • Monitor and interpret regulatory changes in region and update business teams
  • Regularly present updates, metrics, etc virtually or in-person to different stakeholders
  • Willingness to do all necessary tasks to get the job done. At Facebook, nothing is someone else’s problem

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four+ years in global trade compliance, with emphasis on LATAM jurisdictions
  • Experience with handling imports and exports in accordance with LATAM government regulations
  • Experience with the use of trade management systems (e.g. Oracle GTM, Amber Road, Agile, One Source) to support trade functions
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, collaborative, cross-functional and global team environment
  • Ability to manage operations/projects, self-motivate, and build strong relationships
  • Desire to learn, develop, and grow professionally
  • 4-year university degree in business, law, economics, finance or related discipline

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four+ years in global trade compliance, with emphasis on LATAM jurisdictions
  • Experience with handling imports and exports in accordance with LATAM government regulations
  • Experience with the use of trade management systems (e.g. Oracle GTM, Amber Road, Agile, One Source) to support trade functions
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, collaborative, cross-functional and global team environment
  • Ability to manage operations/projects, self-motivate, and build strong relationships
  • Desire to learn, develop, and grow professionally
  • 4-year university degree in business, law, economics, finance or related discipline

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Regional Trade Operations Specialist, LATAM