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Senior Specialist - US Government Contracts Compliance Leader

Posted Apr 19
Full Time
Greenwood Village, Colorado

Job Description Summary

Job Description

The U.S. Government Contracts Operations Compliance Leader for Hydro Solutions is responsible for maintaining and further developing the compliance framework for doing business with the U.S. Government and ensuring the operationalization of the program to bid and execute contracts with the US Government compliantly.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Maintain, further develop, and continuously improve the compliance program and processes for U.S. Government Projects and Contracts including testing and monitoring
  • Own the “Working with the Government Enterprise Standard” for the business and ensure a full implementation of its requirements;
  • Lead a cultural change that propels a team of contracts and operations professionals to meet Hydro Solutions compliance requirements for U.S. Government contracts;
  • Ensure the team acquires and sustains appropriate knowledge and skills;
  • Ensure the team is curious about and trained to anticipate the latest developments in the U.S. Government acquisition system;
  • Nurture existing and cultivate new relationships development with key U.S. Government and prime contractor customers;
  • Oversee contract risks and assist the team to secure approved negotiation positions consistent with internal policies;
  • Serve as change agent by stimulating, communicating and institutionalizing continuous improvement and Lean philosophy.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Minimum of 8 years of demonstrated experience with U.S. Government contracts management and compliance practices working with and interpreting FAR/DFARS/CAS and respective government accounting rules, regulations, and policies;

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience with U.S. Government Construction Projects and Contracts, including experience with United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) as well as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE);
  • Demonstrated experience with managing, providing guidance and training on U.S. Government rules and regulations in an international context;
  • Ability to provide advice, counsel, and coaching to operations team with interpreting and understanding the FAR/DFARS contracts;
  • Demonstrated experience in design and implementation of USG compliance monitoring system;
  • Demonstrated quality assurance or audit experience to assess programs for U.S. Government rules and regulations compliance;
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex U.S. Government compliance issues;
  • Ability to manage personnel issues and develop and implement a long-term workforce planning strategy;
  • Ability to establish relationships with key U.S. Government and prime contractor purchasing and decision-making personnel;
  • Security clearance or eligibility to obtain security clearance is preferred;

Please Note: The preferred Work Location Listed is Denver, CO. This role will report to the Hydro Global Compliance Leader. GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

The base salary range for this position is $140,000-160,00 USD/year. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for variable incentive compensation.GE offers benefits and programs to help you manage your personal and family needs, grow and develop you and your career, support your work / life integration, and help you stay connected through volunteerism, employee networks, and philanthropy.

Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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