Regional Compliance Manager

Arlington, Virginia, United States
Apply by 27 April 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 13 April 2018

Job Description

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

Application instructions: 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.

About the Organization

Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.

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