Fermilab's Finance Section is seeking a highly experienced Procurement Compliance Officer to join the Fermilab team. Working under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the selected candidate will ensure the Fermi Research Alliance (FRA) Procurement System is compliant with the Prime Contract System with the Department of Energy (DOE). The selected candidate will develop and maintain the Procurement System (including Policies and Procedures) and coordinate compliance self-assessments, subcontract file reviews, audits, and compliance training activities. In consultation with the Acquisition Officer, the selected candidate will also be responsible for communication with DOE on procurement matters.
Develop and maintain the Procurement System.
Lead in obtaining DOE approval of the Procurement System.
Assist the procurement staff in complying with the Purchasing System.
Review procurement and project documents for compliance issues and recommend improvements.
Train the procurement staff on compliance issues.
Review procurement organization activities for compliance with the Prime Contract and the Purchasing System.
Analyze compliance data and report recommendations for improvement.
Make recommendations on metrics that evaluate the compliance and effectiveness of the procurement process.
Lead and coordinate self-assessments including: subcontract file reviews, DOE Balanced Scorecard and compliance audits.
Lead department preparation for independent review accomplished by DOE’s Procurement Evaluation and Reengineering Team (PERT).
Verify completion of compliance corrective actions.
Advise legal office on subcontract terms and conditions issues.
Coordinate procurement compliance issues with legal.
Other duties as assigned.
Abide by and is responsible for performing all duties in accordance with all environmental, health and safety regulations and practices pertinent to this position.
We Are Looking For
Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, finance, economics, public administration or related field and 7+ years of practical experience
7+ years of Government Contractor compliance, purchasing, subcontracting, contracting, auditing or legal experience required
Must have extensive knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
Must have knowledge of compliance principles, concepts and methods
Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Procurement Manager (CPM), Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM), Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM), and/or certificates regarding federal government contracting desired
Master’s Degree in business or supply chain desired
Completion of federal procurement courses desired
Diverse people. Diverse jobs. Great science. Fermilab is America’s particle physics and accelerator laboratory. Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 001715
About Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Fermilab is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and at locations around the world, including deep underground mines in South Dakota and Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole.
We are strategic risk takers, innovators and collaborators. We are engineers, scientists, technicians, administrative professionals. We are 1,800 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world. We conduct this research on a 6,800-acre prairie 35 miles outside Chicago, a treasure that has been designated a National Environmental Research Park.