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Government Contracting and Compliance Manager

Company: ABB Group
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Government Contracting and Compliance ManagerTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.In this role you will be on point for Government Compliance and flow-down requirements for the US Motion (MO) Business Area (BA), which includes all MO Divisions. In this role, you will be responsible for the development, management, and training regarding policies and processes relating to government compliance workflow, including risk assessment, from the initial bidding of jobs involving government-funded opportunities through the execution and closure of awarded contracts and projects. The purpose of this position is to ensure that all MO BA government contracting opportunities and awards are executed in full compliance with applicable government regulations, all awarded government-funded contracts and projects are executed compliantly, all required documentation is maintained for audit capability and readiness, and internal personnel are properly trained related to their areas of involvement in the government contracting and project performance processes in BA Function Legal & Integrity, Motion.This position reports toRegional General Counsel, MotionYour responsibilities

  • Coordinate, interface, facilitate, train, and provide guidance to contract/project staff and relevant function areas (Commercial and Business teams) regarding federal procurements (predominantly Commercial products and services), federal non-procurements (such as grants), and state/local government contracting processes, projects, procedures, and their application
  • Provide support to products and services teams to manage a diverse contracts administration workload comprised of federal/state/local agencies and higher tier contractors throughout the project cycle, from opportunity development and bidding through contract formation and project completion
  • Provide support for contract administration including change management and subcontract management, contract invoicing and contract close-out
  • Administer, or provide support to other business functions to administer, when applicable, government-imposed contract actions such as; negotiation of applicable prime contract clauses and flow-down clauses, domestic material preferences, prevailing wages and related labor laws, supplier eligibility, representations and certifications and flow-down terms, contract modifications, various reporting requirements such as Service Contracting Reporting, Small Business Subcontracting Plans, etc., special invoicing provisions (WAWF) and creation of contract documentation and files
  • Engage in contract and project reviews and effectively communicate issues and develop solution(s) to solve contractual challenges as relate to government contracting requirements and projects
  • Lead and evaluate current processes to identify areas for improvement and potential solutions
  • Ensure each government bid, contract, and project has the necessary documents in place for future audit readiness
  • Lead process improvement for development of a central repository for documentation
  • Develop process guide for Project Managers to follow for government bids, contracts, and projects
  • Develop SOPs for essential government clauses and requirements to ensure ABB is, and remains, compliantYour background
    • Bachelor's degree in business or related field and minimum 8 years of experience in administration of Time & Material and Firm Fixed Price efforts related to federal Commercial items contracting
    • Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), and other governmental agency Supplemental and willingness to research and provide training/guidance as needed
    • Must have excellent MS Word and MS Excel skills, Working knowledge of federal government systems such as PIEE, WAWF, myInvoice, FFATA, eSRS, SAM
    • Able to work in a team environment, lead cross functional teams in developing / implementing government related processes, and support others
    • Experience supporting Industrial services or products and General knowledge of state and local government laws including statutes, codes, and ordinances
    • Working knowledge of commercial contracts, terms, and agreements with non-governmental entities
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the USBenefits
      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Wellbeing program
      • Healthcare planMore about usABB Motion keeps the world turning, while saving energy every day. Our pioneering drives, motors, generators, traction converters and mechanical power transmission products are driving the low-carbon future for industries, cities, infrastructure and transportation. Through our global presence we are always close to our customers. We help them optimize energy efficiency, improve safety and reliability and achieve precise control of their applications.We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website .Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-.Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1- or by sending an email to . Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Keywords: ABB Group, Fort Smith , Government Contracting and Compliance Manager, Executive , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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