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GSC MEA Customs & Trade Senior Manager

Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric

new cairo city, cairo governorate, egypt
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024
GSC MEA Customs & Trade Senior Manager - 008WRG

Who are we and what we stand for?

When you work for Schneider Electric you work for a company that is passionate about its people. Our people vision says, Great people make Schneider Electric a great company. We are proud to promote purpose, diversity, inclusion, learning and work-life integration – we’re a great place to work and we are continually striving to be the best place to work!

Your Role – Magic happens when you bring great people together!

· FTA Compliance: Ensuring compliance with regional FTAs and trade agreements by understanding and interpreting complex trade regulations and rules of origin.

· Strategic Planning: Developing and implementing strategies to maximize FTA benefits, reduce trade barriers, devise localization strategy (Made In Benefits), and optimize supply chain efficiencies.

· Strategic Advisor: Conducting in-depth analysis of regional FTAs to identify opportunities for duty savings, preferential tariff treatments, and other trade benefits for the company, including local manufacturing / ICV (In-Country Value Addition) / Local value addition.

· Guidance and Training: Providing guidance and training to internal teams on leveraging FTA benefits, including rules of origin, documentation requirements, and compliance procedures.

· Control: Conducting regular internal audits and assessments to identify and address areas of non-compliance.

· Stakeholder Management: Collaborating with government agencies, customs authorities, and external partners to address FTA-related issues / localization policy (Made In), and ensure compliance with local and regional requirements.

· Monitoring and Reporting: Monitoring changes in FTA regulations, trade policies, and market conditions, and providing regular reports and updates to relevant stakeholders, and advising the company on potential impacts and necessary adjustments


About You

Education: Masters in International Business / Specialized in Trade & Customs Compliance

Language requirements:

  • Fluent in English
  • French language will be valuable


· Minimum 10 years of working experience with ‘Big4’ Consulting Companies (Deloitte, PwC, EY, and KPMG)

  • With at least 5 years at managerial level, handling Trade & Compliance projects inside MEA region.
  • · Specialized in Gulf & KSA Customs & Trade Compliance
  • Skills requirements
  • · Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with clients, partners, and internal stakeholders.
  • · Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to understand customer needs and develop tailored solutions.
  • · Self-motivated and results-oriented, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Primary Location

: EG-Cairo-New Cairo


: Full-time

Unposting Date

: Ongoing