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Infrastructure GBU Government Compliance Manager

Posted Jul 04
Full Time
United States

Requisition ID: 275056

  • Relocation Authorized: None
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework
  • Work Location: Various Permanent Bechtel Office Locations

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.

Core to Bechtel is our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.

Project Overview

Bechtel is a global engineering, construction and project management company that has “built the world” for more than 120 years, having constructed Hoover Dam, the English Channel Tunnel, entire cities in the Middle East, the second-largest solar thermal power project in the world, and millions of miles of roads and pipelines. We produce a lasting, positive legacy by creating jobs, growing economies, connecting communities to resources, shoring up and expanding infrastructure, and making the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.

Since June 2023, the Infrastructure GBU has begun to implement a system of controls and processes that will enable the GBU to compete for and execute work in the US and UK that is part-government funded and involves specific requirements relating to the definition and recovery of allowable costs, including overhead. Infrastructure GBU is seeking a candidate to serve as Government Compliance Manager, who will influence and direct the implementation and management of this system of controls and serve as the primary point of accountability for the appropriate levels of compliance in both US and UK markets.

Position Summary

This is a long-term assignment. Typical work hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday. This position is a full-time role that offers telework flexibility. Upon initial hire and onboarding, the position may require part time presence in a US Permanent Office (or otherwise agreed). Please be advised that the telework designation for the position may change in the future at the discretion of the Company or project.


Primary accountability for developing and maintaining documented Infrastructure GBU US and UK compliance systems, processes, and applicable procedures that enable the GBU to meet contractual and legal requirements for pricing and recovering allowable incurred costs from government funded projects. Builds and maintains perpetual functional technical capability, resilience, and knowledge of US FAR and UK statutory requirements. This includes:

  • Liaising and working with Infrastructure GBU and NS&E organizations, projects, functional groups, and Corporate Office to implement policies and procedures, communicate to employees, and to enable ongoing compliance with federal, national, state, and other related pricing laws, regulations, and guidelines. (NS&E and Infrastructure organizations include CFO, Government Services, Project Controls, Business Development, Office and Administrative Services, Controller, Human Resources, Ethics & Compliance, operations, management, and project personnel. Corporate groups may include Financial Management, Risk Management, Tax, Legal, FP&A, BBS and others as required.)
  • Serving as primary interface with NS&E Government Services organization (reporting to the Infrastructure GBU Chief Financial Officer), which will support indirect rate development, maintenance, and audit interfaces for US federally funded contracts. Works with Government Services to coordinate and respond to BINFRA discrete audit scope with cognizant audit agencies, internal and external auditors, internal stakeholders, relevant government bodies, and customers that require assistance with FAR compliance. Maintain auditable files for government audits and requests.
  • Maintaining knowledge of regulations pertinent to US and UK government contracting (such as CAS, FAR, DFAR government audit standards, and UK Sole Source Regulations) and cascading knowledge to teams.
  • Monitoring training requirements and ongoing strength of Infrastructure GBU organizational compliance. Developing and keeping training classes current, mentoring project personnel, and providing program oversight for establishing EVMS best practices.
  • Coordinating with NS&E Government Services continuous, comprehensive transaction cost screening to validate cost charging.
  • Monitoring key processes (i.e., time charging, travel and expenses, reporting, training) across relevant charge codes.
  • Interfacing across Infrastructure GBU functions and with BINFRA and BMCL business development opportunities and projects to ensure a consistent accurate reflection of indirect cost rates during estimating, pricing, and administration.
  • Providing advice and information to Bechtel departments and projects on audits, proposals, forecasts, financial reviews, and other aspects of government business.
  • Interfacing with the Infrastructure CFO, FP&A teams, NS&E Government Services (to the extent required) to ensure transparency of business requirements and impacts to BINFRA and BMCL project financials and compliance.
  • Understanding and remaining aware of changes and circumstances withing BINFRA and BMCL businesses affecting forecast assumptions, future business, contracts under execution, and how the accounting systems comply with contract requirements and relevant regulations.
  • Carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies, procedures, and applicable laws, if applicable as position and responsibilities evolve.

Qualifications And Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university and at least 6 years of professional experience, or in lieu of a degree, a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 12 years of professional experience.
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
  • Must possess the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.

Additional Qualifications

  • Previous US experience in FAR compliance environments and familiarity with FAR requirements as they relate to an overarching FAR compliance system.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations subject matter required.
  • Experience in performing, monitoring, or reviewing functional processes.
  • Proficiency in using PC operating systems and several basic software applications such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication and providing management briefings.
  • Multiple years US government FAR experience.
  • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across project and management organizations.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.