Deloitte, Senior Consultant / Manager, Global Export Controls & Sanctions – SAP Global Trade Services (GTS) Subject Matter Expert, London

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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Role description

Deloitte’s Global Export Controls and Sanctions practice has a worldwide network of over 500 international trade professionals in over 95 countries. The team works seamlessly together to provide strategic and operational trade compliance solutions and advice to clients across the globe.

We work with clients to develop and optimise their global trade strategy, so that the movement of goods, people and technology enables their overall business strategy. Our experienced team understands complex international trade regulations, effective internal controls, and how to integrate the two. We approach trade compliance from a commercial perspective, helping clients to enhance their business operations through effective management of trade compliance. We specialise in applying leading practice methodologies to develop global trade compliance programmes that address both international requirements and embed controls into day-to-day business operations. This approach maximises risk management, cost reduction and in turn, drives improved business performance.

Our market leading export control team is led out of the UK and is the largest and most experienced amongst the Big 4 Professional Services Firms, with a global reputation for its quality and expertise. Our team includes lawyers, accountants/auditors, customs brokers, former government officials, and industry specialists. This diverse team supports our operations-driven approach and enhances the more traditional, pure legal/regulatory advice often given by some of our competitors. The team is dynamic, international and entrepreneurial.


As a Senior Consultant / Manager within this service area, you will have responsibility for:

  • Working as part of the Global Export Controls & Sanctions team to provide advice to clients on how to implement SAP GTS to address the client's global compliance requirements.
  • Supporting the development of SAP GTS implementation business cases.
  • Leading project and change management tasks related to SAP GTS implementations.
  • Leading end-user SAP GTS support and training.
  • Executing SAP GTS configuration tasks.
  • Identifying, assessing and resolving SAP GTS configuration issues/problems.
  • Interacting with clients by leading implementation workshops.
  • Prioritising and overseeing activities of team members to meet deadlines and quality standards.
  • Assisting with business development activities, such as proposal preparation, demonstrations and other bid efforts.
  • Having a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them;
  • Understanding and supporting Deloitte’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture


To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Functional/technical proficiency with at least 2+ full lifecycle SAP GTS implementations and deep industry and/or consulting experience.
  • Proficient with SAP GTS Sanctioned Party List (SPL), Compliance and Customs functionalities.
  • Strong SAP GTS configuration and design skills required.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Experience with defining trade compliance technology solutions strategy and requirements.
  • Experience with conducting SAP GTS end user training.
  • Adept at implementing technology-enabled business solutions for clients as part of a high-talent team and as a team lead or Project Manager on at least 1+ full cycle implementations.
  • Excellent client collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a global diverse team.
  • Bachelors and/or Master’s degree or equivalent required.
  • Experience with US (ITAR & EAR) and UK or other EU export control regulations.
  • Experience with EU customs regulations is desirable.
  • Ability to travel extensively (up to 75%).
  • Foreign language skills are preferable but not essential.

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Our clients demand industry experts who understand their challenges intimately and with whom they can build trusted relationships. They choose us because we provide bespoke solutions that deliver the power of Deloitte, bringing together: people they respect and enjoy working with; innovative technology; and an approach that allows them to make informed and intelligent risk decisions.

Our expertise spans all areas and sectors including technology risk, governance, internal audit, regulatory compliance, risk analytics, public sector and managed services. As a member of the team, you will work with inspiring, ambitious and supportive people who have diverse and extensive skills, experience and backgrounds. A move to Risk Advisory will help you to build a rewarding and balanced career.

About Deloitte

Deloitte offers integrated services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with global business and industry expertise to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

We deliver outstanding impact on the reputation and success of our clients, in the UK and globally. In pursuing this we contribute to a sustainable and prosperous society, and are firm believers in the positive impact business can and should have on the world it operates within.

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism.

We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture. We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements. We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.

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Job information

Firm: Deloitte

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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