Export Controls & Sanctions Comp Eng


Job summary

£42,000 - £55,000
Electrical/Electronic, Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical, Electronic, Engineering, Quality and Assurance
Automotive, Automation, Electronics
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

REQ ID: 123607

JOB TITLE: Export Controls & Sanctions Comp Eng

SALARY: £42,000 - £55,000

START DATE: 17/05/24



We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.


JLR's compliance with Export Controls & Sanctions Laws and Regulations is central to its ability to meet the requirements of its key stakeholders. You will be a critical part of the team, directly supporting the development of our Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared future to ensure we have robust compliance with our Export Controls & Sanctions obligations.

In your role as a Export Controls & Sanctions Licence Compliance Engineer you will be expected to take a lead role to drive the Export Controls & Sanctions Compliance in Engineering. You will be comfortable in working across different teams including outsourced partners and suppliers.

You will deal with day-to-day issues of exporting products, software and/or technology (Items), in accordance with all applicable Laws & Regulations, JLR Corporate Policy and the Group Export Controls & Sanctions Compliance Programme

This role would suit someone who has experience of automotive Engineering with a Hardware or Software background looking for a move into an Export Controls & Sanctions Compliance Engineer role.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Own the Export Controls & Sanctions artefacts for Products, Software or Technology across all JLR vehicle lines.
  • Work closely with the Group Export Controls & Sanctions Compliance team to ensure alignment on processes, methods and tools.
  • Liaise with engineers to ensure Export Controls & Sanctions engineering risks are understood.
  • Liaise with engineers to ensure training and support material are available.
  • Management of Export Controls Risk Assessment Processes across vehicle lines.
  • Share Export Controls & Sanctions risk outcomes from the 1st line of Defence viewpoint for governance.
  • Helping project teams to liaise with preferred suppliers on Export Controls & Sanctions queries.
  • Collect, analyse, prepare and share reports required for senior management and other relevant stakeholders.



  • Knowledge of working to vehicle programme timelines.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks in order to drive effective cross functional initiatives.
  • Proven experience and track record of delivery in a software or hardware engineering role.
  • Understanding of Systems Engineering Principals, and Requirements development (TRM/XRAY).
  • An ability to think analytically, rigorously and creatively with a commitment to quality and outstanding results.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to confer complex technical and procedural topics in a clear and concise form, confidently presenting to stakeholders.
  • Experience leading Engineers from outsourced partners and suppliers.
  • Experience of working in an agile organisation.


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes JLR the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At JLR, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage.

JLR is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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