Chicago technical recruiter seeks a Compliance Officer with procurement experience

Kappa Search Inc. is a technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, technology, operations and technical sales & marketing recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Compliance Officer for a client of ours that works heavily with government agencies as follows: The compliance officer is responsible for procurement policies and procedures, contract law, subcontract file reviews, audits, and training activities.


  • Coordinate directly with the legal department to ensure subcontract terms and conditions are up to date and receive proper approval
  • Make recommendations in order to make the department more successful
  • Communicate with government agencies pertaining to various procurement matters
  • Sustain good working knowledge on all aspects of various regulatory requirements
  • Carry out reviews of procurement to evaluate compliance with requirements and regulations
  • Offer compliance advice
  • Develop, implement and administer Procurement Department policies, procedures and practices.
  • Carry out cost/price analysis to confirm subcontract award amounts are reasonable
  • Accountable for ensuring timely collection, reporting and dissemination of all required Procurement Department information


  • BA degree required
  • Master’s, JD, or CPA strongly considered
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in government contracts experience
  • Reviewing and approving sub-contracts experience required
  • Policy writing and auditing experience