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Regional Senior Compliance Manager 


Location: The Woodlands, Texas  


Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications.  We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.



Position Statement:


The Regional Compliance Officer (RCO) is responsible for the implementation and continuous improvement of Bilfinger’s Compliance Program in the region. The RCO is responsible for the Compliance risk analysis in the region, for trainings and daily advice and support of employees and regional and local management. The RCO aligns regional aspects of the Compliance Program with the Head of Compliance Operations and monitors its effective regional implementation.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Act as main contact for all Compliance-relevant questions, concerns and issues in the region and represent Compliance towards external parties
  • Ensure the effective implementation and continuous improvement of Bilfinger’s Compliance Program in the region



  • Support especially the local/regional management in providing adequate tone from the top as well as establishing and fostering Compliance and integrity as fundamental company values
  • Support local/regional management in performing Compliance risk analysis
  • Develop adequate regional Compliance communication material and utilize for general or targeted communication campaigns
  • Manage (respectively support) internal Compliance investigations as well as the implementation of disciplinary sanctions in the region
  • Assess and manage Compliance relevant issues with regards to business projects or contracts, third party checks, gifts and entertainment and sponsoring and donations in the region
  • Support due diligence processes along with mergers & acquisitions transactions in the region
  • Coordinate Compliance Representative network in the region


Continuous Monitoring and Controlling:

  • Regularly and randomly check the effectiveness of the Compliance Program as well as the completeness and the up-to-datedness of necessary documentation on local/regional level


Training and Guidance:

  • Identify local/regional training needs, including particular local/regional legal requirements
  • Enhance and complement centrally provided training material with regional specifics, e.g. with regards to the local legislation and jurisdiction, third parties, risks in important focus markets, etc.
  • Define relevant target group employees in the region for Compliance trainings and develop a respective training concept
  • Advise all employees and managers in the region on Compliance relevant questions



  • Compile reports and statistics with regards to the status and effectiveness of the Compliance Program in the region based on pre-defined key performance indicators (KPIs, e.g. number of Compliance cases, number and type of third parties, large project work, training statistics, statistics on gifts, invitations and other benefits, etc.)


Key Qualifications:

  • Graduated with a bachelor's or master’s degree preferably in business administration or law, or alternatively a comparable degree in the area of compliance
  • Minimum 8 years of professional experience, at least 5 of which should be in compliance or internal audit/ investigations
  • Profound knowledge in the different areas of white collar crime.


Functional qualification: deep understanding in the areas of corruption, fraud and antitrust law

  • Management skills: ability to coordinate national and international teams and to manage their working results
  • Personal skills: intercultural experience preferably gained abroad, assertive person of trust with high level of integrity


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Mental Performance Elements

  • Strategic & critical thinking
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Decision making capability
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Influencing and leadership
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Analyzing and interpreting data


Physical Elements


  • Ability and willingness to travel by plane or vehicle, including at least yearly visits to Bilfinger Headquarter in Germany
  • Frequently required to visit project worksites which include standing, climbing stairs and ladders, stooping, and bending.
  • Phone, computer


Please reach out to Gregory Dwayne Dunning (gregory.dunning@bilfinger.com) in case of any questions related to this position. 


Bilfinger North America Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.


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Please be advised that these communications are FRAUDULENT and are NOT sent from anyone within or affiliated with Bilfinger. These email messages are a scam and should be treated as such. Bilfinger does not make job offers via social media, unsolicited email or without personally interviewing candidates first. We never send you cheques in order to pay contractors to set up a home office. Never send money or pass on personal details to anyone suggesting they can provide employment with Bilfinger, and never reply to an email address that does not end in @bilfinger.com.

If you receive such a message, you are advised to contact your local law enforcement agency and provide any details you may have. You also may forward the messages to compliance.helpdesk@bilfinger.com.

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