Trade Compliance Coordinator


Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Company Description

For over 20 years, Abcam has been providing tools the scientific community needs to enable faster breakthroughs in critical areas like cancer, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, and metabolic disorders.

We believe that to continue making progress, we need to work together in new ways. We need your own unique perspective as well as this of our people to make an always greater impact on the world. This community needs people like you: dedicated, agile and above all audacious so we can truly bring progress forward.

Job Description

Reporting to Trade Compliance Manager this position will be responsible for ensuring compliance with trade regulations & for mitigating import and export risks.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of global trade policies and regulations
  • Prepare and submit Export Control Licenses via SPIRE
  • Support License and Permit applications globally, manage renewals
  • Support due diligence activities (Denied Party Screening)
  • Manage relations with customs authorities and brokers
  • Manage Trade Compliance mailbox and databases
  • Engage in classification and country of origin review process
  • Support preparations for internal/external audits relating to Export Control and Trade Compliance matters
  • Participate in cross-functional projects relating to trade compliance
  • Troubleshoot ad hoc customs related issues in support for both internal and external customers


What you’ll need to succeed:

You will have relevant work experience as well as qualifications related to customs and trade compliance, ideally within the UK. You will have good working knowledge of import/export regulations, documentation and record keeping. You will also need a deep understanding of core trade compliance areas such as Tariff Classification, Customs Valuation and Rules of Origin.

If this sounds like you and you'd like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now!

Additional Information

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter which is why in addition to market competitive salaries, we offer you a flexible benefits package which is tailored to your unique needs and support your financial, physical and emotional wellbeing. This includes our award-winning share scheme, 18 weeks fully paid maternity leave, 6 weeks fully paid paternity leave as well as highly flexible working and much more. Besides, your development will be integral to your experience here. You will grow alongside other talented minds, in ways you may often find unexpected.

When people come together, incredible things happen. Here you’ll work in a safe environment where you can be who you truly are. We’ll champion and celebrate your uniqueness throughout your journey with us. This is how we excel at partnering with the scientific community no matter the challenge, ultimately helping solve the world’s most critical diseases. Find out more about Diversity & Inclusion at Abcam.


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