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IHS Markit

Associate Director - Trade Compliance Sales Specialist

Job Title

Trade Compliance Sales Specialist

Company & Team - "About Us"

From identifying growth opportunities, reducing global supply chain risk, and improving efficiency, Maritime and Trade solutions from IHS Markit provide the information, analytics and insight you need to sail ahead of the competition. We have over 300 years industry experience and are the sole appointed authority for assigning and validating the IMO. We are also able to provide 100% of US seaborne imports and export data along with global trade information for 86 countries.

The sales and account management team work closely with our product, subject matter experts and marketing team to drive the growth of the Maritime & Trade data and analytics suite and deliver outstanding customer service across a wide range of customer verticals.

Duties and Responsibilities - "Your Role"

You will be a key member of the APAC Maritime & Trade Sales team.  Reporting into the Head of APAC sales you will be responsible for driving new business growth of our exciting suite of trade compliance tools across the banking and trade spectrum of customers.

Key responsibilities:

  Primary responsibility to drive new business sales of all trade compliance related solutions

Research and prospect accounts to identify key contacts
Develop targeted multi-channel campaigns to generate new business opportunities
Engage in C level conversations designed to discover sales opportunities and drive from a senior level
Manage and maintain accurate notes and data to illustrate work activities and sales pipeline data

Job Requirements - "About You"

You are a focused and high energy individual who thrives on driving new business growth.  You are fully able to understand a customer's workflow challenges, the key responsibilities of their role and have a superior ability to map out the priority deliverables to help them achieve their aims. You are familiar with the challenger sale approach and can teach, tailor, and take control of the sales process.  Your curiosity to understand your customers world and deep work ethic to deliver solutions is key to your success. 

Key Qualifications and Skills:
  • Proven ability of closing large value sales across multiple stakeholders at various seniority levels
  • Deep network of contacts across sanctions and compliance and within trade finance and export control is an advantage
  • 8+ years' experience with a sanctions and compliance software vendor or similar with exposure to regulatory activity is an advantage
  • Knowledge and experience of export compliance, trade finance regulation, economic sanctions are an advantage
  • Knowledge and experience of regulatory sanctions frameworks such as OFAC, EU, OFSI, HMT is an advantage
  • Proven track record of operating in the sanctions screening, trade finance or export compliance markets in APAC is an advantage

Job Benefits - "What we offer"
  • Competitive Base Salary and On Target Commission Plan

Flexible Working

We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can. 


Return to Work

Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.


Your colleagues

About us

We are over 14,000 analysts, data scientists and specialists armed with real-time technology and data, working together to uncover deeper sources of information. The unique insights we provide help the industries and markets that drive our economies operate more efficiently, outpace competition and secure long-term success. Our global insights impact nearly every major sector - from aerospace to automotive. We empower our customers by isolating cause and effect, risk and opportunity in new ways so they can make well-informed decisions with greater confidence. This is a force we call The New Intelligence.


Join us

Boundaries belong on maps, not in your work. Start every day at IHS Markit with the excitement of what's next, by working with people from across the globe on interesting, cutting-edge projects and gaining once-in-a-lifetime learning experiences. It is easy to be passionate and invested in your work here, knowing you are causing an effect for some of the world's most influential companies. You'll get to be hands-on with, and see the direct impact, of your work. Career satisfaction just comes with the territory here.



Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please  contact  or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

For information please click on the following links:

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct
Right to Work
EEO is the Law
EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency


Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

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