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Job: International Compliance Specialist (BAE Systems — Arlington, Va)

Job Title: International Compliance Specialist

Employer: BAE Systems Inc.

Primary Location: Arlington, Virginia USA
Job Description:

BAE Systems has a job opening for an International Compliance Specialist in Arlington, VA. The International Compliance Specialist (ICS) will work with the International Compliance team attorneys to administer the Company’s due diligence procedures for the appointment of international marketing representatives, distributors and other third party international business partners. Among other activities, the ICS will obtain application materials and references from prospective business partners, run media checks, identify and assist with investigating possible compliance “red flags,” and organize diligence materials including SharePoint site maintenance. In addition, the ICS may be asked to participate in due diligence interviews and assist with preparing reports for legal review. The ICS will also participate in drafting agreements and, as needed, work on special projects such as due diligence relating to Defense Offsets, Teaming Agreements, and Mergers & Acquisitions. . . . Continue Reading . . . 

Job Duties:

-Contact with third party advisers /distributors.

-Conduct due diligence on third party international marketing representatives /distributors & others in accordance with BAE Systems’ procedures.

-Communicate with business leads on status of due diligence.

-Conduct due diligence on Lobbyists.

-Maintain accurate records of diligence, including regular updates to SharePoint site.

-Prepare reports on gathered diligence materials.

-Draft adviser agreements/track agreement status.

-Review retainer and commission payments to advisers.

-Occasionally attend interviews with an attorney and provide summary of meetings.

-Draft reports and follow up on issues that may arise out of review meetings.

-Perform internet research and media checks.

-Assist with M&A due diligence (compiling information from the data room documents, identifying third parties and doing media searches).

Required Skills and Education:
Required education: Bachelor Degree

2+ Years of experience in related field. Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree or equivalent Preferred.  Prior experience as part of a legal team or legal/paralegal training a plus.

Required Skills:

·Team player
·Ability to deal professionally with confidential and sensitive business information.  
·Ability to deal diplomatically with a wide range of personality types and diverse cultures.
·Excellent time management skills and ability to juggle competing demands. 
·Ability to follow complex processes with precision and attention to detail. 
·Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written format. 
·Ability to conduct research effectively and thoroughly and document findings.
·Strong organizational skills.

Preferred Skills and Education:
Facility in a foreign language a significant plus, especially Portuguese, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, or Arabic.  Interest in international issues and anti-corruption compliance.  Prior experience in Microsoft Access,SharePoint, and Excel.

About BAE Systems, Inc.:
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. People are the greatest asset in any Company … BAE Systems is committed to a high performance culture and provides an environment that challenges our employees to be remarkable and obtain their full potential. Equal Opportunity Employer. Females. Minorities. Veterans. Disabled

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