Manager Export Control and Responsible Supply (EN)

Belgium, Hoboken
Purchasing & Transportation
Legal, Procurement

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About our Support Functions, Purchasing & Transportation and others

A global organisation. It’s not just those in our industrial sites and technical centres that are vital to Umicore’s growth. Across our support functions we ensure that we continue to grow and evolve – whether it’s by making sure our decisions are commercially viable, enhancing our reputation, building new customer relationships or finding the right people who can build on what we’ve already achieved. The variety of our work means we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

As Manager Export Control and Responsible Supply, you are part of the Umicore Transport and Trade Compliance team, that is supporting Umicore Business Units in setting up and maintaining compliant and competitive international supply chains.  You will focus on export control and responsible supply.


With regards to Export control, you will:

  • provide leadership and direction to Umicore Business Units, build and foster a continuing program of training and cooperation throughout Umicore group
  • continuously drive improvements in operational export control processes and follow up on regulations’ changes
  • develop, implement and maintain minimum export control requirements and conduct internal health checks
  • serve as a designated point of contact to regularly respond to requests for information, analysis of export compliance impact and review of contract provisions relating to export controls
  • manage the Restricted Party Screening Program for Umicore Group


In your role of Responsible Supply Manager, you will:

  • create and implement policies to assure responsible sourcing of precious metals
  • establish and maintain a Due Diligence Guidance as a basic instrument for Business Units concerned to successfully pass independent audits in the framework of certification schemes and regulations
  • advise Business Units concerned on regulations and trends with respect to conflict minerals and supply chain due diligence
  • conduct/facilitate internal and external audits of supply chain certifications
  • assist Business Units in the communication with third parties regarding the conflict minerals and supply chain due diligence approach
  • map and monitor the conflict minerals and supply chain due diligence compliance level in the Business Units concerned and provide training to them
  • assist/monitor Business Units in the daily business partner screening process

Who we are looking for

  • You have a Master Degree in Economics, Law or an equivalent and at least 5 years of relevant working experience in a similar environment
  • You have a good knowledge of actual and pending regulations regarding export control, conflict minerals and supply chain due diligence
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English, knowledge of French and German are a plus
  • You have excellent Microsoft office skills ( PowerPoint, Excel,…)
  • You have strong interpersonal and leadership skills and are able to work independently and in team
  • You have excellent presentation and communication skills
  • You have strong project management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • You are pro-active, pragmatic, customer oriented and have a disciplined and ethical mindset
  • You have a strong focus on continuous improvement and commitment to achieve results

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

If our technologies can tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO



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