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Senior Global Export Compliance Counsel

Posted Jan 16
Full Time
RemoteNew York, New York
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TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo. Why Join Us Creation is the core of TikTok's purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible. Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy - a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day. To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always. At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve. Join us. About the team: Our Global Legal Compliance team provides key support for all of TikTok’s innovative initiatives, state-of-the-art products, and integrated platforms servicing our global markets. We help our technological and business teams enable their vision by providing integrated legal guidance and support. The TikTok team is growing fast and is seeking highly experienced, bright, and capable legal professionals to join us. Responsibilities - Reports directly to the Head of Global Legal Compliance for TikTok and will work closely with the China-Export Control team and export compliance liasions in the engineering group. The successful candidate will need to collaborate with the China-Export Control team on matters involving both China and ex-China regions/teams. - Act as internal and external resource on international trade specifications, regulations and future legislation that may affect how, where, and with whom we conduct business. - Participate in and contribute to a wide range of trade compliance activities and cross-functional engagements, including but not limited to: - Develop enhancements to current policies and procedures tailored for the Global Export Compliance Program for TikTok; - Supervision and oversight of global export compliance practices (ex-China), including assessing the need for export authorizations/licenses/permits, and responding to internal and external inquiries regarding same; - Export control contractual review and revision; - Routine monitoring of sanctions updates and end-user/use determinations, interpreting business/process impact, and implementation of sanctions compliance controls (including embargoed country IP address blocking); - Responding to country/territory specific sanctions, intersection with US export control laws and regulations, and handling company policy prohibition inquiries; - Mergers & Acquisitions export compliance due diligence and integration activities; and . - Development of export control process automation.
- Strong working knowledge of the Export Administration Regulations, especially ECCN Cat. 4 and 5. - Experience with Deemed Export/Re-export reviews, and submission of export license requests. - Experience with both h/w and s/w product, part and component classifications. - Experience with investigating and researching companies and individuals for sanctions risks. - Excellent oral and written communication skills. - Experience in preparing and presenting compliance trainings, and particularly to large in-person groups. - Excellent organization, project management, and documentation skills. - 10+ years of export compliance practitioner experience is required. - Bachelor's degree in international business, international relations, international trade, law degree or a related degree or equivalent work experience preferred. - Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school Preferred Interpersonal Competencies - Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while demonstrating flexibility, commitment to teamwork, and a willingness to change assignments meet clients' needs. - Ability to manage heavy workload volume and meet critical deadlines with little supervision. - Proactively makes recommendations for necessary process improvements. - Coach, mentor, and develop people, including having open discussions about career development. Empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals. - Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the clients' business, industry and organization and shows support for delivery of the product, services and initiatives of the organization. - Demonstrates ability to redirect issues to appropriate resources. - Anticipates clients needs and delivers with timeliness, accurately sensing the urgency and sensitivity to the situation. - Proactively identifies problems or issues and takes lead in resolving issues. - Demonstrates creativity in finding solutions and uses good judgment in doing so. - Demonstrates ability to influence and enlist support. TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too. TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at
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【For Pay Transparency】Compensation Description (annually)

The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $213000 - $376200 annually.​

Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.​

Our company benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support our employees to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees: ​

We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care. ​

Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off (PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability. ​

We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.​