Arrow Electronics Global Trade Management & Compliance Officer in Centennial, Colorado


Global Trade Management & Compliance Officer

Job Description:



  • 30% - Determine and assign local export/import country and U.S. license requirements to orders blocked within trade compliance software for trade control reasons, and to orders processed outside of compliance software or Arrow systems. When necessary, escalate orders to regional department Manager or Program Manager, or regional department leader for guidance.

  • 15% - Process global supply chain partners review, including reviews of current government restricted / denied parties list matches to confirm decision for partner release or block within trade compliance software, Customer End Use And Export Compliance Certifications (EUC), End User Statements, etc. When necessary, escalate partners to regional department Manager or Program Manager, or regional department leader for guidance.

  • 10% - Provide shipment clearance instructions on import and export transactions to internal and external contacts. When necessary, engage regional department Manager or Program Manager, or regional department leader for guidance, or shipping department representatives for support.

  • 15% - Prepare and submit government license applications when required for select export and import transactions. Process government licenses following local regulations (including reporting for import/export licenses, General Licenses, record keeping, etc.).

  • 10% - Provide trade management & compliance support and guidance regarding current laws and regulations to internal entities and contacts.

  • 20% - Perform other trade management and compliance related duties as assigned.

  • This position requires a minimum of 0 % travel per year.


Following necessary training on relevant laws, regulations, and Arrow policy, processes and procedures, and skills & judgment assessment by the relevant regional department leader, the position will be responsible for:

1) determining and administering local/regional and U.S. license requirements for individual export/import transactions;

2) releasing or blocking suspect partners for global Arrow businesses;

3) providing documented instructions for export/import release and clearance to internal and external contacts when needed;

4) preparing and submitting export/import license applications to local/regional government authorities;

5) providing support to global Arrow employees on trade management and trade compliance needs; and

6) performing special projects designed to support trade management and compliance activities and responsibilities of the company.


  • Though the position does not involve personnel management responsibilities, it may be necessary to assist with initial training and activity supervision of new Officer employees to the department.

  • 4-year college degree or similar, or equivalent experience and training.


  • Two or more years in trade management or trade compliance roles, including involvement in processing export/import transactions. Export/Import licensing experience is preferred.

  • MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point); basic database familiarity.



  • GTM&C Managers, Leaders, Analysts, Officers, regional leaders, and Global Director.

  • IT, legal, sales, customer service, logistics, shipping/receiving, transportation, asset management, and operations.

  • External:

  • Brokers, carriers, couriers, freight forwarders, Customs, government export/import licensing authorities, vendors, customers.


  • Communication and diplomacy skills to guide, persuade and influence others internally or externally.

  • Reading, listening, analysis, and interpretation of written and spoken processes, instructions, reports and regulations.

  • Languages: English – fluent, additional language beside native language is preferred


Denver (Centennial)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Non-Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

Most people live in the present. But a handful of us live in a world that doesn’t exist yet — the world of Five Years Out. Five Years Out is the tangible future. And it’s a way of thinking at Arrow that serves as a springboard for innovators, helping them see what’s coming and stay ahead of what’s ahead.

We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.

The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. A Fortune 119 company with more than 18,700 employees in over 90 countries, and 2016 sales of $23.8 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.

Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.