Export Control Officer

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Date: May 18, 2023

Location: Sassenheim, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.



Export Control Officer 
Sassenheim, the Netherlands
Competitive Salary 
Permanent, Full Time


Export Control Officer – Introduction 
If you are an experienced export control and sanction regulations professional, this is an exciting opportunity to influence the ongoing success of a world expert in making coatings. Operating in over 150 countries, AkzoNobel is home to well-known brands and has been awarded Top Employer status in the UK & Europe. We are now looking for an Export Control Officer to join us and take day-to-day responsibility for ensuring that we meet our Export Control & Sanctions obligations.


Export Control Officer – The Role
•    Ensure Export Control & Sanctions Policy, Rules and Procedures developed by AkzoNobel Legal is in place & working effectively.
•    Provide subject matter expertise & functional guidance to colleagues.
•    Act as a compliance ambassador.
•    Ensures export control matters are understood & communicated effectively.
•    Stays abreast of relevant trade control laws/regulations.
•    Conducts screening of individuals and entities in sensitive countries 
•    Take responsibility for shipment review & approval/blocking
•    Ensure all products/technology identified & classified - maintains a classification registry
•    Make sure licenses are in place for the export of relevant products/technology in accordance with laws & regulations.


Export Control Officer – About You
•    Degree, preferably in Global Trade Compliance, Legal or related field.
•    Experience of having worked for a global company headquartered in the EU.
•    Background in global/country trade regulations & requirements.
•    Knowledge of relevant EU/UK export control regulations.
•    Excellent communication, influencing & interpersonal skills.
•    Business & solution-oriented mindset.
•    Good project management abilities.
•    Enjoys a collaborative working environment where supporting colleagues is key.


Export Control Officer – What Is In It For You 
We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including:
•    Competitive Salary (depending on experience)
•    46 days annual holiday and leave days
•    Staff discount 
•    Company pension
•    Commuting Allowance
•    Flexible benefits programme


Export Control Officer – How to Apply 
We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team.  Apply online via the link and we will get right back to you.

We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 29952