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Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst

Requisition ID: R10052996

  • Category IconCategory: Legal and Regulatory
  • Location IconLocation: Australia-Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: Australia Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret (NV1)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Due to significant investment and progress, Northrop Grumman Australia (NGA) is seeking a Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst to join our International Trade Compliance team to manage Australian, U.S. and other International regulatory and policy requirements for imports / exports for NGA programs.

The position is preferably based in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, however we are open to Canberra or Adelaide as well.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day export control operations in accordance with relevant Northrop Grumman Australia Command Media.

  • Manage export licensing requirements.

  • Deliver export control induction and training to build awareness of export control regulations and related risk of non-compliance.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of Australian export controls, ITAR and EAR regulations and information, EU and other international controls and best practices for compliance.

  • Provide support and assistance to all personnel.

  • Management of record keeping requirements for transactional activities.

  • Prepare department reports as assigned.

  • Participate in cross-functional and/or cross-sector working groups and projects.

  • Any other duties that may be required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant equivalent professional experience.

  • Experience in interpreting and providing guidance on Australian, U.S. and international export and import regulations for the licensing of commodities, technical data and defence services.

  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills and ability to influence others.

  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills; both written and oral.

  • Must be an Australian citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Defence security clearance (NV1).

Why Northrop Grumman?

Our Values represent what is important to us at Northrop Grumman and are integrated into all aspects of our employee experience:

  • We do the right thing

  • We do what we promise

  • We commit to shared success

  • We pioneer

What do we offer in return?

  • Professional Development Support – further education, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training including LinkedIn Learning and SkillSoft.

  • Up to 2 weeks additional purchased annual leave.

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases.

  • Generous parental leave entitlements.

  • WellbeiNG Program.

  • Employee Incentive Program.

  • Employee Discount Program.



Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.


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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.