Avigilon Global Trade Compliance Manager in Richmond, British Columbia

Global Trade Compliance Manager

Richmond, BC

Avigilon (TSX: AVO) provides trusted security solutions to the global market. Avigilon designs, develops, and manufactures video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions. Avigilon’s solutions have been installed at thousands of customer sites, including school campuses, transportation systems, healthcare centers, public venues, critical infrastructure, prisons, factories, casinos, airports, financial institutions, government facilities, and retailers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage Avigilon’s trade compliance program, including developing and implementing a custom compliance manual

  • Manage Canadian import and export compliance program and understand impact to the business

  • Provide subject matter expertise to teams exploring new international opportunities and projects

  • Monitor and review export/import regulations on a regular basis to make sure Avigilon is compliant within the global market space

  • Make and record determination of Harmonized Tariff Schedule classifications and Export Control Classification Numbers

  • Administer the system controls necessary for import and export licensing requirements

  • Collaborate with business partners to understand the impact of export controls and compliance

  • Develop, implement, and perform export audits of the business as needed

  • Manage compliance record keeping program per “record retention program”

  • Evaluate opportunities to leverage trade agreements and other duty reduction programs

  • Manage and develop a team

  • Primary point of contact for all compliance related inquiries

Qualifications (indicated preferred or required)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Business or related field or equivalent business experience & CCS (Certified Customs Specialist) designation


  • 4-6 years’ experience in import/export compliance, global operations and international supply chain logistics at a company with revenues of >500 million

  • Preference given for a candidate with experience shipping to and importing in Brazil and China

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent English communications skills, both written and verbal

  • Self-motivated person who enjoys challenges and working in a fast-paced environment

Other Items (ie. travel):

  • N/A

Direct Reports (List position titles of direct reports)

  • Trade and Compliance Coordinator

Working Conditions (ie. lifting, standing for long periods)

  • Office environment

System ID: 2016-2549

Job Type (EN): Permanent Full Time