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Screening & Sanctions Operations Service Center Sr. Manager

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview


TE Connectivity's Trade Compliance Teams interpret laws, rules, and regulations regarding shipping and prepare applications for import/export control certifications and licenses.

We are building a world class Global Trade Services (GTS) organization, which includes Operational Service Centers focused on critical trade services. This new role leads the Restricted Party Screening & Sanctions Operations Service Center (OSC), which is responsible for supporting centralized core activities to enhance global trade compliance controls, reduce risk, increase responsiveness to issues and opportunities, and facilitate effective operational functions of international trade

This role will be responsible for leading all aspects of the Restricted Party Screening and Sanctions OSC, delivering a best-in-class screening and sanctions compliance program to support TE's operations. Key responsibilities relate to leading the RPS OSC includes but is not limited to strategy development, program design and execution, personnel management and training, and systems deployment and optimization. The role reports to GTS Service Center Director, joining a team of global trade professionals who are passionate about ensuring the future growth of the business by providing business solutions for compliance with global trade laws and regulations  


The successful candidate will be able to collaborate and thrive in a global environment while maintaining integrity, taking accountability, working together, and championing change



Short Description




  • Promote and execute all aspects of the RPS OSC
  • Maintain TE operations and compliance activities in accordance with applicable export laws and regulations, sanctions and embargoes programs, TE policies, procedures, and controls, in collaboration with GTS Governance Team, and other OSC service areas
  • Lead the RPS OSC to effectively provide high level of operational services to enable TE to conduct trade more compliantly and efficiently while limiting exposures to risks
  • Establish and maintain Service Level Agreements with GTS Operational Compliance teams, including Segment, and BU leads, to ensure sound and consistent business practices and broad company awareness to OSC requirements 
  • Develop and maintain staffing models, requirements, and expectations, including knowledge, skills, and abilities, plus training and knowledge sharing to improve business knowledge, operational performance, and ensure compliance with export regulations and sanctions and embargoes programs
  • Promote employee professional development, including providing regular feedback and performance evaluations.
  • Design and leverage trade data analytics to identify compliance risks, cost-savings opportunities, and other metrics of value and effectiveness
  • Lead strategic projects focused on enhancing capabilities of TE's screening systems that drive efficiencies and cost savings for the company 
  • Partner with GTS Governance to monitor trade compliance regulatory and legislative changes, assess the potential impact to the business, and determine the necessary actions and communications with the appropriate stakeholders
  • Partner with GTS Governance to review competitive contracts, evaluate scope of services and ensure that TE receives best-in-class partners, services, and systems
  • Conduct periodic planning sessions in collaboration with GTS Governance, and Operational Compliance teams to align on strategy, results, and opportunities  
  • Create and manage financial and staffing plans and budgets.


Talent Development & Leadership


•    Create a culture of engagement and performance in alignment with TE’s core values 
•    Provide timely, thoughtful feedback to support your team’s growth and development
•    Lead and coach with empathy

What your background should look like:


Success in the role requires strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills, strategic analysis and planning capabilities involving complex situations, highly developed oral and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate interdisciplinary teams (internal and external) to drive issues and projects to conclusion 


In addition, successful candidate will have the following qualifications, experience, and skills


  • Bachelor's degree required (international business, supply chain, law or related field preferred)
  • 10+ years of experience in international trade, focusing primarily on trade compliance and management of restricted party screening and sanctions/embargoes programs
  • 3+ years of experience in functional leadership or senior management
  • 3+ years of experience in communications, industrial, or transportation industries
  • Broad functional knowledge of export regulations and sanctions/embargoes programs in multiple countries 
  • Demonstrated ability to design, deploy, and administer effective trade compliance policies and processes
  • Experience interfacing directly and effectively with government agency authorities 
  • Proven ability to build, train, develop, and retain high-performance teams of globally diverse staff and manage resource levels against demand
  • Proven ability to build trust and work with a variety of business groups in a dynamic global organization
  • Highly developed decision-making skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to execute and provide results despite challenges and setbacks.
  • Excellent organizational habits, priority management, multi-tasking, and delegation skills 
  • Customer focused with a commitment to quality
  • Some travel may be necessary in fulfillment of responsibilities


Building Effective Teams
Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.


  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection


Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.


•    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $119,800+ (subject to change dependent on physical location)
•    Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
•    Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits


EOE, Including Disability/Vets








Dubai, AZ, AE, 17057

City:  Dubai
State:  AZ
Country/Region:  AE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  91562
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Legal

Job Segment: Compliance, Supply Chain Manager, Operations Manager, Service Manager, Supply Chain, Legal, Operations, Customer Service

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