Director of Contract Compliance - Federal Programs - Express Scripts - Hybrid Job at Cigna, Saint Louis, MO

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  • Cigna
  • Saint Louis, MO

Job Description

Position Summary:

As a federal government contractor, it is critical to the overall success of our business to remain in compliance with various contract requirements and regulations. The Director of Contract Compliance will establish, maintain, and continuously evolve an overarching compliance management plan and strategy for a portfolio of federal contracts. We are looking for an energetic and self-motivated Compliance professional with experience in Federal Government Contracting. The successful candidate will lead a team of contract compliance professionals who coordinate and facilitate compliance activities across a number of federal contracts while working collaboratively with a cross functional team including Account Management, Legal, Quality, Contracting, IT, and Operations.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of contract compliance professionals, including daily management and oversight of compliance related projects and initiatives
  • Enable and foster a culture of compliance for federal contracts
  • Develop, maintain, continuously evolve, and execute the overarching compliance management plan(s) and strategy from acquisition phase, through implementation phase, through execution phase
  • Ensure Express Scripts has robust processes and procedures in place to ensure compliance with all contractual elements for multiple federal government contracts, including ensuring accurate reporting to clients, and compliance with all Business Systems (Accounting System, Purchasing System, Estimating System)
  • Establish tools and techniques to prevent compliance issues from happening, and for quickly resolving them when they do happen
  • Maintain a tracker of open compliance items and associated action plans for all federal contracts
  • Develop and execute a robust supplier compliance oversight model
  • Oversight, management, and mitigation of potential conflicts of interest (OCI mitigation plan management)
  • Collaborate with other functional areas, such as Legal or Contracts Administration, while supporting Federal Contracts to determine compliance status and assisting with process improvements when needed
  • When compliance concerns arise, coordinate with business partners to quickly resolve the open issue and establish process changes to prevent reoccurrence
  • Support the drafting of Correction Action Plans (CAPs) and ensure execution of the CAPs
  • Support Compliance Governance activities including facilitating Governance Committee meetings and completing contract mappings and related documents
  • Perform annual updates to trainings specific to Federal Contracting and verify assignment lists
  • Partner collaboratively with Corporate Compliance to ensure compliance with all regulatory compliance requirements
  • Manage ongoing listing of team Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) including assisting business owners as they write new SOPs and regularly validating existing SOPs to keep them current

Ideal Candidates Will Have a Combination of the Following:
  • 10+ years experience in a Federal Government Contracting discipline (Contracting, Finance, Accounting, Auditing, Compliance, or Quality) including intimate knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and Defense Supplement
  • Federal compliance management experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Exceptional executive presence in written and verbal communications
  • Strong organizational skills to prioritize and accomplish a large number of tasks within a specified timeframe
  • Ability to analyze complex subjects, identify process gaps, and recommend process improvements
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

About Evernorth Health Services

Evernorth Health Services, a division of The Cigna Group, creates pharmacy, care and benefit solutions to improve health and increase vitality. We relentlessly innovate to make the prediction, prevention and treatment of illness and disease more accessible to millions of people. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: [email protected] for support. Do not email [email protected] for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

The Cigna Group has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.

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