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Senior Compliance Associate

Amazon.ae

Amman, Jordan

Ref: RP971-1522

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Product Compliance teams ensure that Amazon transactions satisfy legal and safety requirements. We coordinate the aspects of product transactions that are regulated (distribution, shipping, sale, and import/export). This involves analyzing product import documentation and flagging hazardous risks. We are also responsible for keeping Amazon customers safe and informed by coordinating actions around food safety recalls. These actions include removing recalled/restricted products from the site and from our warehouses, and contacting customers with pertinent safety information.

Working days from Tuesday to Saturday.

Job responsibilities
As a Senior Compliance Associate, you will:

Get multiple opportunities to develop your functional expertise and offer the autonomy to make decisions, implement ideas, and measure results. We firmly believe in learning on the job, and from Day 1 you will be on a fast track to becoming an industry expert.

The Compliance Operations Team is here to make sure Amazon customers are safe and informed by analyzing product import documentation, flagging risks and ensuring that transactions are legal and safe. You can build the future with us, by enhancing and optimizing a world-class system that delivers amazing results.

Your responsibilities may include:

- To ensure that the imported products have been tested in certified laboratories and that they comply with the legal requirements of the importing country.
- To classify products based on their potential hazardous risk, for regulatory storage and transportation purposes.
- To take appropriate actions in order to protect customers from recalled or unsafe products.
- To identify and remove from the website products that violate our Restricted Products policies and satisfy Amazon’s regulatory obligations for these products.
- To improve optimization and standardization of global trade processes and best practices within Amazon’s internal businesses.
- Review products to ensure regulatory compliance on all products that are made available for sale on Amazon from all sources
- Write rules to identify and action unsafe and non-compliant
- Suppressing products based on authorities announcements
- Create rules and audit the Amazon website and restrict the unsafe products
- Identify and remove from the website products that violate our Food Safety policies and proactively satisfy Amazon’s regulatory obligations for these products.

Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
- 1-2 years of experience in compliance or BPO, Product Safety, logistics or shipping.
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience.
- Flawless command of both Arabic & English Language, written and verbal.
- Currently eligible to work in Jordan

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- 2+ years of Experience in Risk & Compliance, regulatory compliance management with government agencies, Ecommerce or Retail industry
- Lean Six Sigma and other process improvement tools.
- Advanced computer skills, especially MS Excel or basic Tableau & SQL. - Knowledge of dangerous goods or consumer product safety regulations.
- Fluent in a third language preferably French, Spanish, German or Turkish.

About the Company

Amazon.ae, formerly Souq.com, is an English-Arabic language e-commerce platform, owned by Amazon, Inc. It is the largest e-commerce platform in the Arab world. On March 28, 2017, Amazon.com Inc. confirmed it would be acquiring Souq.com for $580 million. On May 1, 2019, Souq.com became known as Amazon.ae.

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