Trade Control Officer

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About Us

Naval Ship Management (Australia) Pty Ltd (NSM) is a leading provider of asset management solutions to the Australian maritime sector. Utilising a team of highly skilled professionals strategically located across Australia in conjunction with a robust, agile and scalable international supply chain, NSM provides cost-effective, responsive and customer-focused solutions that optimise the availability and capability of our customers’ critical assets.

Established in 2012, as a Joint Venture between Babcock Pty Ltd and UGL Ltd, we now support assets across the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet - most notably the Anzac Class Frigates as a member of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) and the Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD), LHD Landing Craft (LLC) and associated assets. Our services include: Engineering Support Services; Maintenance Support Services; Ship Repair, Refit and Refurbishment; Supply Chain Management and Procurement and Logistics.

About the role

As the Trade Control Officer, you will support the application and implementation of export control compliance obligations for NSM. This includes ensuring compliance with all company export control policies and procedures and compliance with relevant export control laws and regulations from around the world. Areas of focus will be, but not limited to, the Customs Act 1901, Defence Trade Control Act 2012, Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) Regulation.

  • Assist in ensuring that all NSM Programs and support functions strictly comply with the requirements of the U.S. (ITAR, EAR), U.K., Australian and all other applicable export control rules and regulations
  • Responsible for maintaining details of all current U.S. Agreements to which the NSM companies are a signatory in a central repository regularly updated and readily available to all relevant parties if required
  • Co-ordinate and forward license applications to the relevant authorities
  • Monitor access controls for all Trade Controlled technology used by the business units
  • Assist projects in updating and forming Trade Control Plans (TCP) and TCP training
  • Perform induction training and assist employees with Trade Controls in the on-boarding phase

About you


  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skill set
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional time management and organisational experience coupled with an ability to prioritise, plan and organise workload and timeframes
  • Confident team player that has a passion for identifying and driving change and enjoys working within a team environment but can also work autonomously
  • High-level computer skills with a proven ability to adapt and learn new systems and processes quickly
  • Ensure individual and team compliance with all NSM policies, procedures, guidelines in a way that not only meets company requirements, but also addresses commercial obligations, risk management, and protection of intellectual property
  • You must be an Australian Citizen and hold or be eligible to attain an Australian Defence Security Clearance


  • While not necessary, you will ideally have supporting tertiary qualifications within an associated discipline, such as Law