Head of Export Controls

Job Title: Head of Export Controls
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH45040_1600395641
Contact Name: Tristan Gibbons
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 18, 2020 12:20

Job Description

We currently have a senior management position available in Canberra for a Defence professional with a proven track record in export controls. Our client is a leader in the design, development, and production for cutting edge electronic systems.

The successful applicant will have a deep understanding of ITAR regulations and Australian Defence Trade Controls. You will be directly responsible for the export controls and licensing for ITAR and Australian Government Defence Export Controlled products and services. In this role you will lead and manage a team of 4 Defence professional.

The role

  • Lead Stakeholder engagement across various company meetings
  • Manage the Export Compliance Management Program and continuous improvement of licencing framework
  • Ensure that compliance to Australian and U.S regulation are met
  • Management of the Australian DEC and U.S ITAR export agreements and licencing requirements
  • Manage license application, permits, license, TAA's MLA's and other require authorisations
  • Advise management on licences requirements
  • Document policies, processes, and controls of export/import
  • Manager the Export Compliance Management Program

Required skills

  • Proven experience in Export/Import controls within a Defence environment
  • Minimum of 5-10 years in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge of ITAR regulations and the Australian Defence Trade Controls
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to manage priorities to meet require deadlines

Due to the nature of the project's applicants MUST hold Australian Citizenship and be eligible for a security clearance. Applicants are also required to meet International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Kinexus is Australia's Leading supplier of Recruitment Solutions to the Defence and Aerospace Sectors. Working within the Defence environment for over 19 years, we partner with some of the largest Defence projects and organisations in Australia.


To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Tristan Gibbons on 08 8432 0492 quoting the Job Title for this position. #LI-TG
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