AECOM Compliance Specialist in Kabul, Afghanistan

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152458BR

Position Title Compliance Specialist

Job Category Legal and Compliance

Business Line Government

Country Afghanistan

State/Province/Region AFG - Kabul

City Kabul

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’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Compliance Specialist on our Afghan Integrated Support Services (AISS) location Kabul Afghanistan. Independently conducts compliance reviews of areas as directed by the Program Manager. Verify the implementation, effectiveness and efficiency of business processes through previously audited including but not limited to financial, human resources and contract administration processes through extensive interface with operational placement to include operations, quality, business, human resources, warehouse, procurement, property, information technology and maintenance. Examine source documents supporting selected transactions or processes, and conducts appropriate inquires of critical employees in areas subject to follow-up verification reviews. Prepare flowcharts and/or process maps relative to selected business processes. Analyze data obtained for evidence of weaknesses and/or deficiencies in internal controls, duplication of effort, extravagance, fraud, or lack of evidence of compliance with laws, government regulations and applicable policies and procedures. Perform special compliance related tasks or compliance related projects. Prepare reports for review that summarize results of the verification review prior to presentation. Promote, teach, and present compliance as a means for product improvement and efficiency. Interact positively with all internal and external customers. Ensure strict compliance to safety practices and support the AISS Safety Policies and Procedures. Instill a safety first mentality within respective work areas and a culture that achieved low accident rates and minimal lost time injuries. Adhere to policies, procedures and work instructions in support of the AISS Quality Management System. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Two (2) years of auditing experience preferred.

  • Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements and/or educational achievements may be substituted for years of experience. Two (2) years of experience is equivalent to two (2) years of college.

  • Understanding of the Code of Business Ethics, conflicts and/or potential conflicts of interest, internally and externally to the organization (required).

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Must be detail oriented with a high degree of attention to detail.

  • Familiarity of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), and related federal and state legislation and regulations.

  • Must be able to handle confidential company and employee information with complete discretion.

  • Must have high level of proficiency in the use of MS Office, including Word and Excel, Outlook and other related applications.

  • Must be capable of working with personnel from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

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.