The Director of Global Compliance and Contracts will drive the company’s policies, practices and procedures to ensure that all aspects of compliance including trade (including ITAR), export, import, cyber, document control, corrupt practices, OSHA are understood, implemented and observed throughout the business. The incumbent will oversee the management, preparation and administration of both US and International contracts for military, government, and commercial business in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer/government specifications/regulations.
The Director will participate in identifying, maturing and bringing to market solutions that represent operational benefits to the user and significant and sustainable growth for Galvion. Working within Business Unit multi-disciplinary teams this Director will provide leadership to the functional organization, support the development and growth of employees including mandatory compliance training, develop a vision for the function and support and make recommendations on the overall strategy for the business, provide business advice to the CEO/CFO/CoS and ensure the interests of the company are protected.
SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide subject matter expertise on government process and procedures needed to comply with the FAR, FAR supplements, and other US and International procurement laws and regulations.
Provide oversight of the Company’s Trade Compliance and compliance with all EXIM, cyber, information security and control, corrupt practices and OSHA legislation.
Implement mandatory training activities for all staff to meet compliance legislation
Develop, implement, and maintain Compliance policies and procedures ensuring adequate policies are in place, understood and acted upon as necessary across the company
Oversee and ensure that corporate information is properly disclosed in various federal repositories such as SAM.gov and ensures proper reporting compliance
Oversee life-cycle contracts management of a variety of business agreements including but not limited to prime contracts, subcontracts, consulting agreements, teaming contracts and non-disclosure agreements
Provide guidance on government contracting process and procedures needed to comply with FAR, FAR supplements and other US and International procurement laws and regulations.
Advise management of contractual rights and obligations, risk mitigation strategies, and provide interpretation of terms and conditions.
Participate in proposal and business development activities, including development of proposals, especially with respect to RFP/RFQ analysis including risk assessment and compliance, the offer, pricing and negotiation, and preparation of proposal cost/price volumes.
Provide oversight of the company's contract management process in accordance with established corporate documents and procedures.
Oversee proper reporting for activities related to Contractual Data Requirements
Support acquisition, due diligence and integration activities as required
Manage the Business Paralegal adviser including Compliance activities
Maintain professional and dependable relationships with both internal and external customers.
Lead, teach, and encourage team members towards professional development
Provide the development and direct leadership for anyone involved with import/export compliance
Knowledge, Skill & Experience Requirements
Extensive Commercial experience (15 years minimum) in managing Company Compliance globally
Knowledge of US and global contractual business arrangements
Certification from the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management would be considered advantageous
Strong negotiating and persuasive communication skills
Subject matter expert in all compliance requirements including but not limited to ITAR, CCG and cyber security requirements
Knowledge of the FAR, government contracting rules and regulations
Demonstrated leadership skills required. Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary, geographically dispersed team acting as both a leader and key contributor
Decisive yet collaborative decision making and problem solving. Embraces the ownership and responsibility for the future success of the company
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask; Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
The ability to guide teams and individuals through periods of ambiguity, risk and opportunity to meet deadlines and operational targets
Willingness and ability to embrace and drive change in a manner aligned with Galvion values and culture
Entrepreneurial and driven leader with proven ability to contribute to growing the business
Behavioral competency Requirements
Functional or Technical skills
Managing vision and purpose
Dealing with ambiguity
Managing and measuring work
Drive for results
Work environment (include physical requirements)
Office base environment.
Some travel may be required between Galvion facilities.
Leaders in protective armor and head systems, as well as innovative military power supply and management solutions for soldier and vehicle.