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Expert Export Controls

We're creating our own future. So are you.

At Volvo Cars, we have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer experience, and we’re developing new technologies to lead in safety, autonomous driving and electrification. If you want to grow together with talented people who are creating a new automotive future, we have a job for you.


Role overview

Volvo Cars is on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience by innovating to make people’s lives less complicated. We offer you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be part of the Volvo Cars’ Export Controls team to take part in maintaining and developing the export control program with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.

In our Export Controls Office, we bundle passion and all the core export controls competencies to ensure all worldwide Volvo Cars’ business activities are compliant with the applicable export controls regulations. At the moment, we are looking for a new colleague who will deploy guidelines and standards, monitor adherence and set-up required processes to ensure full export compliance for Volvo Cars in the APAC region.


What You’ll Do

Your tasks will be focused on:

  • Making sure all Volvo Cars business activities in the APAC region are compliant with the applicable export controls regulations (local, US Export Administration Regulations and other applicable export control laws) and internal policies and directives
  • Working closely with the Export Controls team members, other internal groups and colleagues, suppliers, customers, authorities etc. to coordinate and ensure any export controls requirements will be timely and accurately satisfied
  • Monitoring, analyzing and reporting revisions in local export controls laws and their potential impact for Volvo Cars, providing analysis of changes and supporting affected business units by Interpreting and explaining export controls requirements and regulations
  • Preparation, submitting, and following up with any export compliance related classifications, screenings, license applications, and/or reporting requirements as needed. Maintenance of all export controls related records locally in the APAC region and providing to the Global Export Control Office as requested
  • Developing and supporting development of export controls internal guidelines and instructions in the area of export controls with a focus on the APAC region and regularly monitoring adherence to it 
  • Preparing and/or updating export compliance training materials and delivering trainings as needed to other employees in the APAC region
  • Handling escalated enquiries from generated by blocks in our export controls system (technical classification and business partners)
  • Being an active participant in IT projects that implement tools to automate processes and improve compliance level within Volvo Cars



Your profile

We would like you to be able to prove:

  • Min. 5 years of relevant experience in export controls and sanctions in APAC region and in an international environment with either an international operating company or an international law firm;
  • Relevant experience in safeguarding compliance including translation of export control and sanctions legal requirements into business practice, conducting investigations, assessing risk and developing mitigation strategies, providing trainings, developing compliance programs as well as drafting policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of local dual-use exports controls regulations and sanctions regimes, US Export Administration Regulations, EU and US sanctions;
  • High ethical standards, excellent communication and presentation skills (with the ability to electrify people), an open-minded approach, a hands-on mentality;
  • Fluent English and Chinese language skills 


It would be also helpful if you have a technical knowledge of products, software and applied technologies in the automotive industry (autonomous driving, connected vehicles etc.).


What do we offer

We offer a job with an international environment where collaboration across the borders will bring you inspiration, different approaches and challenges on a daily basis. It is our firm belief that an important part of our future success will be built on how we apply that diversity in approach and thinking to achieve best practice.

By joining Volvo Cars Export Controls Office, you will join a team with high experience and aspirations, fully dedicated to export controls related matters. Together with us, you will have a chance to improve the export control program with an appetite for making a difference and delivering the best in class export controls compliance for the company. We are an integral part of Volvo Car’s recent successes and we enable our company to achieve that compliantly with the export controls laws.




Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.


Job requisition ID:  46518
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