Sr Procurement Compliance Specialist

KBR

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Sr Procurement Compliance Specialist

BELONG. CONNECT. GROW. with KBR.

Around here, we define the future. We are a company of innovators, thinkers, creators, explorers, volunteers, and dreamers. But we all share one goal: to improve the world responsibly and safely.

KBR Government Solutions delivers full life cycle professional and technical solutions that improve operational readiness and drive innovation. Our solutions help ensure mission success on land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace for the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community, NASA, and other federal agencies. KBR’s areas of expertise include engineering, logistics, operations, science, program management, mission IT, and cybersecurity. Our people make the world a more productive, efficient, and fascinating place. And that’s only the beginning!

KBR Government Services – US, Space & Science (S&S) organization is seeking an energetic, self-starting individual to join our company as Senior Procurement Compliance Specialist. As part of our procurement and supply chain team, this individual will collaborate with multiple team members, leaders, and stakeholders, participating wherever necessary to ensure smooth, efficient operations. Our ideal candidate has a wide range of applicable skills, including the ability to assure compliance to company Policies and Procedures, Government requirements, and assisting operations and procurement in meeting or exceeding Small Business goals. In this role, you may juggle multiple projects simultaneously, necessitating time management, multitasking, and organizational skills.

In this capacity, the individual will work with employees of all levels across the global KBR organization, including interfacing with high-ranking officials and stakeholders. This individual will perform duties as a Senior Subject Matter Expert (SME) for S&S Procurement and will demonstrate complete knowledge of FAR and DFARS requirements as they relate to KBR Subcontracts/Purchase Orders and will maintain consistent knowledge of regulation updates. The Senior Procurement Compliance Specialist will be based in Houston, TX and will report to the Manager of Procurement Compliance.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

The Senior Procurement Compliance Specialist duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

Works with Compliance Manager to ensure S&S maintains a Government Approved Purchasing System

Maintain various procurement SharePoint Sites, to include Site access, improvements, updates, revision and upload of various editable Nintex, PDFs, and Word procurement related documents/forms to include procurement policies and procedures to ensure current manual and procedural documents are always uploaded, while maintaining version control.

Provide training development, planning, tracking, and reporting.

Conduct training as needed for procurement and operation personnel.

Monitor a comprehensive Internal Auditing System, including maintenance of effective peer auditing (IPASS), independent assessments, quality feedback/KPI review process, and progressive risk-based reviews of large procurements.

Report findings and observations to the Procurement Compliance Manager.

Provide responses to all external Government agencies and internal requests for audits and ensure compliance in the most responsive manner possible.

Develops recurring reports and analyses on a weekly/monthly basis from commitment data.

Develops, implements, and tracks process improvement initiatives.

Knowledgeable of FAR and DFAR requirements as they relate to KBR Subcontracts/Purchase Orders to assist in providing updates to procurement processes and procedures.

Develops and revises Prime Contract flow down documents.

Full oversight of Procurement and Subcontracts Communications released to the team and tracking of such communications.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in related field or similar from an accredited college or university

5 years related experience with a focus on procurement compliance or 10 years in lieu of a degree.

U.S. Citizenship required.

Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Advanced written and oral communication skills and the ability to professionally communicate with all levels of Management as well as internal and external customers.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university

Experience with Costpoint

Experience using Power BI

KBR BENEFITS

KBR offers a wide range of benefits for their employees; we offer medical, prescription, dental, vision, AD&D, disability benefits, retirement 401k, travel benefits, PTO, holidays, flexible work schedules, parental leave, military leave, education assistance, and the list goes on and on! We also support career advancement through professional training and development .

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY AT KBR

At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture.

These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of teams philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.