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Global Trade Compliance Manager

Legal in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.



We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.


About the Role

Uber Global Trade Compliance is committed to ensuring Uber does the right thing and moves the world at the speed of innovation. The right candidate for this role will be the import/export compliance subject matter expert in the Asia Pacific region, supporting a major part of our global supply chain model for sourcing of cutting edge parts and components across all lines of business. From electric bikes and scooters, to self-driving cars, to UberEats branded courier goods, the Global Trade Compliance Specialist will act as the origin checkpoint for shipments around the world and be an integral part of Uber's diverse business operations. Examples of top priorities for this role are: Product classification and valuation for export from China and import into USA, Canada, Latin America, and European Union of new parts and components, including samples and prototypes. Import duties and tariffs assessment of APAC-based supply chain and potential impacts/benefits of sourcing strategies. Real-time transactional review and outreach to suppliers, supply chain, and logistics partners to ensure shipments move to and from APAC region compliantly and efficiently in support of global business operations. This position will be located in either Hong Kong or Japan.

What You’ll Do
  • Review control-based transaction holds for export and import transactions using Oracle Global Trade Management module.
  • Review Restricted Parties Screenings hits.
  • Review trade documents for global tariff (HTS) classifications and export classifications (ECCNs) for hardware products, components, software, technology, and technical data.
  • Review technical specifications, work instructions, design and drawings for prototype parts to assign accurate classifications for export/imports and support global shipment transactions.
  • Under supervision of Global Trade Compliance management and Customs Compliance Specialist, conduct HTS classification in accordance with the World Customs Organization rules and country-specific notes.
  • Advise Logistics and Supply Chain teams on compliance with Uber-mandated requirements on commercial invoices, customs declarations, export/import authorizations, and recordkeeping.
  • Integrate and ensure compliance with Uber processes for country of origin and customs valuation principles with a focus on the proper declaration and record keeping/accounting of assists.
  • Create and maintain records for all import/export licenses and classification reviews, ensure quality control of data.

About the Team

Uber’s Global Trade Compliance team is based in San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Amsterdam, and soon to be Hong Kong. We hold the line on financial sanctions, embargoes, customs/import, export controls, and anti-boycott across Uber’s footprint. We provide compliance insight and regulatory expertise along with operational support to all Uber business units, at the cutting edge of Uber’s global initiatives to change the way the world thinks about transportation. We are building and growing one of the most effective, talented and ethical Compliance teams, grounded in our core values of transparency, integrity and accountability. Come join incredibly sharp, talented and motivated co-workers in a fast-paced, energized, intense, and rewarding work environment!

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