AECOM Compliance Manager in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152370BR

Position Title Compliance Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Government

Country Kuwait

State/Province/Region KW - Al Jahrah

City Camp Arifjan

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

URS/Aecom has an immediate opening for a qualified Compliance Manager on the APS-5 contract in Kuwait.

This position assists with (1) the development, implementation, administration, and maintenance of Government contract compliance systems and controls, and (2) assurance of compliance with government cost accounting rules and regulations as established in Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), other Agency FAR Supplements, the Cost Accounting Standard (CAS), DCAA Cost Accounting Manual (CAM) and relevant Government cost accounting flow down requirements from Government funded contracts.

Essential Responsibilities:

1) Ensures compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and relevant flow down requirement from federal Government funded contracts.

2) Advises and provides guidance to assist management with Government contracts compliance issues.

3) Drafts and reviews written Government contracts compliance standards, policies and procedures.

4) Assists in the administration and maintenance of compliance and Government contract compliance systems and controls, including but not limited to; written standards, policies and procedures, monitoring, and education and training.

5) Assists with Government contracts compliance monitoring and internal audits, prepares audit reports, and conducts audit follow ups, implements audit corrections.

6) Conducts Government contract compliance and other compliance related risk assessments.

7) Coordinates external Government contract compliance audits and responses to Government inquiries

8) Assists in the resolution of Government contract compliance issues

9) CTIPs Compliance:

(i) An awareness program to inform contractor employees about the Government's policy prohibiting trafficking-related activities described in paragraph (b) of this clause, the activities prohibited, and the actions that will be taken against the employee for violations

(ii) A process for employees to report, without fear of retaliation, activity inconsistent with the policy prohibiting trafficking in persons, including a means to make available to all employees the hotline phone number of the Global Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-844-888-FREE and its email address at

(iii) A housing plan, if the Contractor or subcontractor intends to provide or arrange housing, that ensures that the housing meets host-country housing and safety standards.

(iv) Procedures to prevent agents and subcontractors at any tier and at any dollar value from engaging in trafficking in persons and to monitor, detect, and terminate any agents, subcontracts, or subcontractor employees that have engaged in such activities.

10) Monitors and ensures contract compliance issues and best practices and emerging requirements, recommends program changes and best practice improvements to the Program Manager and Project Managers.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, or at least 7 plus years of experience in the compliance area.

  • Position requires working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).

  • Experience interfacing with the DCAA and the DCMA are pluses.

  • Position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people within and outside the company.

  • Position may require travel.

  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a security clearance.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Work is performed in a variety of settings, primarily in an office environment. Typical office environment has no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20lbs., constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech and hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning and organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines. This position requires travel and limited physical exertion.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Preferred Qualifications N/A

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.