Job Overview

Summary

The Department of Veterans Affairs is interested in attracting the best talent for our diverse cadre of SES members from all sources: within VA, the Federal government, and from the private sector. We have streamlined our recruitment process and now only require you to submit a 5 page resume to apply for this position.

The Director, Office of Enterprise Risk Management (OERM) and Chief Risk Officer is the lead Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) executive for ensuring VA has the processes and systems in place to identify, analyze, and mitigate risk across and throughout the Department.  The CRO serves as the principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Management and Chief Financial Officer (ASM/CFO) of VA.  The incumbent:

      1.    Serves as the VA's primary resource for risk and risk analytic advice, information, expertise, and tools that   can be leveraged across the enterprise. 

2.    Leads the design of processes to integrate, aggregate, analyze/forecast emerging issues, and report meaningful risk and exposure information to the ASM/CFO. 

3.    Provides executive support to the VA Risk Committee by establishing and managing risk policy and guidance; providing objective, independent risk assessments and recommendations; escalating timely and actionable risk information; and maintaining visibility over Agency top tier risks. 

4.    Has the overall responsibility for leadership of OERM with a budget of approximately $8 million. 

5.    Ensures risks are managed within established tolerances, risk controls are effectively designed, and risk policies are understood and effectively applied. 

6.    Maintains a risk assessment program and provides assurance to senior executive leadership and risk oversight bodies buy directing an organization of nine direct/indirect reports.

VA structures its SES positions into pay bands. This is a pay band 2 position and the salary range is $119,554 - $173,600. Exceptions to the salary cap may be considered in certain circumstances.

Duties

The Director, Office of Enterprise Risk Management, is responsible to the Executive Director, Operations, Office of Management.  The responsibilities include, but not limited to:

·         Manages the establishment, budget, and ongoing maintenance of OERM and VA’s ERM function pursuant to the ERM vision and policy.

·         Provides leadership in executing an ERM vision and policy that identifies, measures, prioritizes, reports, and mitigates enterprise-wide risks, in an integrated and systematic manner.

·         Promotes strong risk awareness culture and senior executive leadership commitment.

·         Leads the implementation of an ERM framework that includes governance, common language, risk identification, assessment, measurement, mitigation and monitoring processes.

·         Leads the process of identification, assessment, prioritization, response, monitoring, and reporting of top enterprise-wide risks facing VA, and communicates them to the ASM/CFO and VA Risk Committee.

·         Ensures that risks are managed within established tolerances, risk controls are effectively designed, and risk policies are understood and effectively applied, and provides such assurance to senior executive leadership and risk oversight bodies.