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Global Trade Advisory (Indirect Tax) - Senior Manager

Date:  17-Nov-2020
Service Line / Portfolios:  Global Trade Advisory

Singapore, SG

What impact will you make?

At Deloitte, we offer a unique and exceptional career experience to inspire and empower talents like you to make an impact that matters for our clients, people and community. Whatever your aspirations, Deloitte offers you a highly inclusive, collaborative workplace and unrivalled opportunities to realize your full potential. We are always looking for people with the relentless energy to push themselves further, and to find new avenues and unique ways to reach our shared goals.

So what are you waiting for? Join the winning team now.

Work you’ll do


Deloitte has one of the largest Indirect Tax and Global Trade Advisory practice in Singapore, and is regarded within the firm as one of the leading and most successful service lines, with a reputation for being proactive, entrepreneurial, successful and fun to work with. 

This is a position with Deloitte’s rapidly expanding Global Trade practice, providing tailored advice and solutions to a broad range of clients, both domestic and multinationals looking to gain access into various markets from a regulatory, trade and customs perspective. 


As a Senior Manager, you will lead a team of professionals providing customs and international trade advice to clients across a whole range of projects involving the use of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), HS Code classification, customs valuation and transfer pricing, export controls, supply chain management / optimization from a customs and trade perspective, and using trade schemes and other facilitation schemes provided by Singapore Customs and the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS).


You will have requisite knowledge of regulations and principles forming the hallmark of international trade, applying principles of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) to market access and border taxation, helping companies navigate through complex tariff and non-tariff barriers, devising appropriate strategies and able to understand and use global trade tools and technology. Other responsibilities include carrying out of trade compliance reviews arising from business restructurings, M&A, and working on complex customs and trade disputes involving duties, taxes and other WTO-related disputes.  

Your role as a leader

At Deloitte, we believe in the importance of empowering our people to be leaders at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose and shared values, challenging themselves everyday to identify issues that are most important to our clients, our people and the communities, and to make an impact that matters. In addition to living our purpose, Senior Managers across our Firm are expected to:


  • Establish a strong leadership brand by inspiring others through passion, integrity, and appreciation.
  • Create opportunities to drive impact by leveraging each person’s strengths to build high performing teams.
  • Apply deep knowledge of trends and activity to drive continuous improvement.
  • Build lasting relationships across a diverse network.
  • Translate and communicate broader strategy into a convincing team vision and goals, in order to align the team and sets priorities to achieve objectives.
  • Actively contribute to building the talent pipeline by championing a talent experience that attracts, develops and retains top talent and high performing teams.
  • Manage diverse teams within a highly inclusive team culture where team members feels supported, respected and engaged.



  • Minimum 8 to 10 years of international trade experience whether in the private or public sector dealing in one or more of the areas identified above    
  • You should have at least a degree in law, accounting and finance, economics or other supply chain-related fields
  • Able to lead and manage a team of professionals across a wide range of matters and projects
  • Proactive in dealing with clients and being the main point of contact on relevant project portfolios
  • Co-ordination with other groups and services lines within the firm where strong interpersonal skills are a must along with the ability to work well within a wider team.  
  • Accountable and continuously striving for personal excellence.

Due to volume of applications, we regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Requisition ID:  31883

In Singapore, the services are provided by Deloitte and other related entities in Singapore("Deloitte in Singapore"), which are affiliates of Deloitte Southeast Asia Ltd. Deloitte Southeast Asia Ltd is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte in Singapore, which is within the Deloitte Network, is the entity that is providing this Website.

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