Chemonics International Inc.
Regional Compliance Manager, GHSCO
** Arlington, VA
Global Health and Supply Chain Office, Finance and Compliance Division
Chemonics seeks a Regional Compliance Manager to join its Global Health and Supply Chain Office (GHSCO) on the Finance and Compliance division. The Regional Compliance Manager is responsible for ensuring that sound management principals and tools are employed in the operations of the region and implementation of its work. S/he is responsible for managing the completion of tasks related to implementing staff satisfaction and professional development initiatives for the region or profit center. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves as the subject matter expert for business process mapping of contracts and compliance related field and home office business practices
Works with the field teams, operations and project management units (PMUs) to optimize contract reviews to inform standardization of field office practices
In collaboration with other compliance department members and home office Risk Management Division (RMD), responds to PMU and field team requests for assistance, information and interpretation on a broad range of topics, such as allowances; contract regulations, procedures and management; subcontracting procedures and management; grants under contracts; cost, pricing, and billing issues and audit responses
Ensures that projects and activities in the region are compliant with contract and USG regulations and Chemonics policies by supporting the review and approval of subcontracts, leases, teaming agreements, and other documents and providing hands-on assistance in their preparation
Reviews requests for proposals and new contracts to provide comments, questions, and strategy guidance
Provides bi-annual Subcontractor Reporting Form (SF294) training to regional staff; oversees corporate submission of SF 294; and prepares corporate SF 295. Reviews all Subcontracting Plans prior to inclusion in Chemonics' proposals
Recommends strategies to streamline systems for effectiveness and efficiency, considering client needs, team dynamics, and project goals and objectives
Possesses a thorough understanding of project and contract management as well as USG regulations and guidelines to provide support and guidance
Applies in-depth project and contract management expertise to the RMD and Chemonics knowledge base
Interprets and advises staff on contract and project management issues and related policy and practices
Participates in the development of departmental work plans, strategies and training materials
Effectively trains and mentors staff
Edits and/or develops corporate policies for subcontract and contract management
Demonstrates leadership, versatility and integrity while also promoting maturing, dependability and initiative
Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectations
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required
Minimum 3 years of administrative and/or technically relevant work experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required. Master's degree preferred
Knowledge of company's main client and its operations required
Experience with a wide variety of contracts: fixed price, indefinite quantity contracts, cost reimbursement (award fee/fixed fee), performance-based contracts, etc.
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing
Willingness to work overseas for up to 4 to 8 weeks per year; experience living or working in developing countries preferred
Strong administrative skills, word processing abilities, knowledge of MS Office applications, and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to follow standard practices and procedures, receive general instruction and supervision on work progress, and make significant contribution to end results
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong organizational and work prioritization skills
Supervisory experience preferred
Previous experience as a regional compliance specialist preferred
French or Spanish fluency preferred
Apply through our Career Center by April 27, 2018. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Chemonics International is founded in Washington, D.C., by the company's first president, Thurston F. Teele. Its mission, then and now, is to promote meaningful change around the world, helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. 1975 Landmark agribusiness studies in Cameroon and Kenya represent Chemonics’ earliest work, earning high praise from USAID, the company’s primary client.