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Title:  Anti-illicit Trade Operations Manager

Job ID:  61384
Country:  Russian Fed.
City:  Moscow
Professional area:  Security & Anti Illicit Trade
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Moscow, MOW, RU, 000000


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com


Anti-illicit Trade Operations (AITO) Manager

Moscow HQ based, reporting to the Regional AITO Director

Please apply till October, 4 inclusive.


Position purpose:

JTI as the Russia market leading tobacco company has been negatively affected by the illegal trade (counterfeiting, smuggling, illegal distribution, etc.). To promote sustainability and protect JTI’s business, it is necessary to introduce a strong AIT presence to ensure proactive and preventative measures are implemented. The role includes, but is not limited to, identifying, developing, managing and directing AITO programs through external Service Providers (SPs) to undertake investigations & gather/share intelligence with national authorities and law enforcement agencies across Russia and the EAEU region.



  • Work in collaboration with other business functions and external partners to protect company’s interest against illegal trade
  • Manage AITO programs, undertake investigations, information gathering & analysis
  • Liaison with law enforcement agencies in Russia, support their investigations and prosecutions.
  • Support and report to senior management
  • Be ready to take business trips




  • Ability and will to learn and adapt news skills
  • Business ethics, agile mindset, winning attitude, balance of leadership & accountability
  • Experience in private or public investigations / legal services or IP enforcement/ audit / law enforcement / project management
  • Good knowledge of English language, both written and verbal
  • Good analytical, reporting and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Good / advanced computer skills (MS Office, Power BI, etc.)
  • University degree (business, economics, law, or other related fields)


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