Under the supervision of assigned Vectrus Leadership, performs a full range of tasks to ensure Vectrus and its subcontractors have a culture of compliance and zero tolerance for Trafficking in Persons (TIPs) in accordance with (IAW) US Public Law (USPL), the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), USG supplements thereto, as well as Local Laws. The Lead Compliance Auditor protects assets by completing audits, management reviews, employee interviews and implementing other management methods as assigned to ensure compliance with regulations and internal controls. The Lead Compliance Auditor is responsible for recommending improvements in internal control structure and guiding the work of other personnel as needed. Assists in reviewing and enforcing compliance with standards or regulations imposed by contract requirements and the company’s internal guidelines. The Lead Compliance Auditor will work closely with upper management, such as Directors and Managers, to provide program administration, oversight and support, outreach, training, technical assistance, victim identification and referral, as well as data tracking and reporting.
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:
Accomplishes compliance work requirements by orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, and guiding auditors and auditees. Meets work standards by following production, productivity, quality, risk and customer-service standards; resolving operational problems; and identifying process improvements while conducting Monthly/Quarterly Housing Inspections, Management Reviews, and Transportation inspections. Collects, organizes, and enters data into appropriate reports, databases and trackers; Communicates, tracks, and reports on issues, requests for information, audit progress and tracks findings until resolved.
Applies knowledge of international standards related to exploitative child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, and Occupational Safety and Health policies to specific case contexts. International standards include C138; C182; C029; C105; social, political and economic factors contributing to child labor and forced labor; UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; trafficking in persons, in general; Executive Order 13126 – Prohibition of Acquisition of Products Produced by Forced or Indentured Child Labor; Trade and Development Act of 2000; FAR 52.222-50, KSCR1-2 and Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Conducts substantive legal and regulatory research on Human Trafficking & labor issues.
Responsible for assessing the productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency of assigned program operations and objectives; Ensures compliance with regulations and controls by examining and analyzing records, reports, operating practices, and documentation; recommending opportunities to strengthen the internal control structure. Reviews training materials, compliance plans, pay slips, financials and program management practices/policies to ensure compliance to applicable requirements. Responds within 24 hours to allegations, findings, requests for investigation, compliance audits or advocacy services for potential victims of human trafficking. Receive, track and manage to closure allegations, requests for information and referrals. Prepares Internal Corrective Action Requests (ICARs), external Letters of Concern (LOC), reports, papers, talking points, briefing books, memos, letters, proposals, training materials, meeting minutes and background papers.
Represents the program in dealings with suppliers, vendors and other organizations within the company. Develop and track Risk Matrix for Vendors and Suppliers. Manage Monthly, Quarterly, Semi-Annual, and Ad Hoc schedules to ensure completion of all required compliance and verification activities. Supports external auditors by coordinating information and logistics support requirements. Adheres to the confidentiality policy regarding the company, its Subcontractors, as well as potential victims of trafficking.
Updates management and subcontractor files daily for recurring and ad hoc reporting. Provides regular management level briefings/training materials by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
Responds to, develops, and provides professional trainings on the topic of human trafficking, victim indicators, supplier code of conduct, Local Labor Law, investigative techniques, or other trainings as assigned. Provides guidance to employees on Federal and company policies, and Local Labor Law, to include entitlements, pay, benefits, and leave.
Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.
Performs other duties as assigned.