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Corporate Ethics & Compliance Manager

Company Description


Dragados is an international contractor established in 1941 that specializes in major infrastructure projects, including bridges, roads and highways, tunnels and underground projects, buildings, energy and environmental infrastructure, dams and hydraulic works worldwide. Dragados is the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in the world with presence in more than 40 countries, ranked No. 1 on ENR’s 2016 Top 250 International Contractors list.

Dragados’ success and future depends on attracting, developing and retaining diverse and skilled talent. We believe that our company’s achievement begins with great employees. Dragados began U.S. operations in 2005 and 2008 in Canada. Strategic partnerships with Schiavone, Picone, Pulice, J.F. White and Prince enhanced Dragados ability to complete large scale projects, using the latest technologies to resolve technical challenges.


Corporate Headquarters:

810 7th Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10019

Main Office: 212.779.0900


www.dragados-usa.com          www.dragados-usa.com/career

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Position Summary: The Corporate Ethics & Compliance Manager provides professional compliance guidance, monitoring and investigation services for Dragados USA, Inc. This position demands the highest level of confidentiality. The Corporate Ethics & Compliance Manager assists in ensuring that the Company establishes and maintains an effective, best practices compliance and ethics program, to prevent and detect violations of law and other misconduct, and to promote ethical practices and a commitment to compliance with the law. The Corporate Ethics & Compliance Manager shall report to the Ethics and Compliance Committee created by Dragados USA, Inc., and will manage the day-to-day administration, oversight, implementation (including the training) and enforcement of the Program. Responsibilities: Identify control weaknesses and opportunities for improvement of the Corporate Compliance Program. Provide regular training of all directors, executives, officers and employees regarding the Program and the Code. Manage the Corporation’s Ethics Channel (Helpline) according to government guidelines and in accordance with industry best practices. Coordinate with SVP Human Resources as needed regarding employment/employee issues. Investigate reports of suspected Code violations. Report any matter deemed potentially illegal, unethical or otherwise abusive or improper to the Committee. Prepare any Compliance Management System review report to the Board of Directors and other reports required by the Corporation’s parent company. Ensure awareness of the Compliance Program at all levels of the organization and that the Company is complying with regulatory requirements. Plan and conduct compliance monitoring, including oversight for the day-to-day practice of the Company’s Compliance Program. Develop recommendations for corrective action, with regards to compliance matters that affect the Company. Oversee Compliance Program initiatives that match the local, state and federal government and construction regulatory environment (including, but not limited to, Federal Acquisition Regulations and DBE regulations) in which the Company operates. Investigate questions/concerns from employees and external entities. Provide general guidance and recommendations in relation to compliance and ethical matters. Review a wide variety of corporate and entity policies/procedures. Ensure coordination and build effective relationships with other company departments to ensure effective implementation of the compliance and ethics program. Review and advise on contractual compliance issues in the different jurisdictions in which the Company operates. Ensure that appropriate standards, practices, and internal controls, including a code of conduct, are adopted and explained to those affected. Ensure that each compliance risk area is identified and assessed periodically and appropriately addressed through the compliance program. Maintain a central electronic repository for Company-wide compliance and code of conduct requirements for: Compliance policies & procedures; Internal controls; Form (paper & electronic) and other information for disclosure of Conflict of Interest; and Other records related to Compliance and Code of Conduct. Maintain and monitor policies and procedures as needed to support the Company, governmental, legal and legislative initiatives Provide guidance and counsel to the M/W/DBE Diversity Manager on M/W/DBE issues. Any other responsibility the Committee may commission or in accordance with industry best practices which match the local, state and federal government and construction regulatory environment in which the Company operates. Qualifications: Required Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Accounting, Human Resources, Law) Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in compliance or a related field Experience in the construction industry General knowledge of federal and state regulatory practices, including M/W/DBE and FAR Experience developing policies and procedures that impact multiple business units Excellent research and investigative skills Excellent organizational and prioritization skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent training and presentation skills Ability to work independently Ability to multitask and handle frequent work interruptions Ability to travel approximately up to 50% Preferred JD highly preferred EEO or Affirmative Action experience a plus CCEP a plus General knowledge of minority business rules, regulations and practices. Flexibility to meet Company needs. General knowledge of computer applications: Microsoft Office Suite, etc. Dragados USA Inc., in an Equal Opportunity Employer
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