Vacant: New Position of Chief Risk Officer Created in US SEC.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017  03.42PM / US SEC


It’s a new position! Details of the job and how to apply are provided below.

Job Title/ Reporting

Chief Risk Officer reporting to the Office of the Chief Operating Officer at Securities and Exchange Commission . The appointment is open to only US Citizens.


1.  Open & closing dates :  11/14/2017 to 12/01/2017
2.  Salary:   $185,454 to $245,830 per year
3.  Pay scale & grade:  SO 1
4.  Work schedule:   Full-Time
5.  Appointment type:  Permanent

6.  Location: Washington



The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is looking for the best and brightest to join our team. Our mission includes advocating for investors who seek to secure a future for their family, providing guidance and regulations for the nation's securities industry in an increasingly global market, and taking action with an eye toward promoting the capital formation necessary to sustain economic growth.

A career with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) offers work that is exciting, challenging and rewarding. You can contribute to securities regulation and enforcement while making a positive difference for the American investing public. The SEC provides:

1. Careers that broaden and deepen your already accomplished knowledge, skills and abilities;

2. An environment that allows you to work and learn with the nation's experts;

3. Benefits, compensation and career expansion opportunities; and

4. A balance between your professional and family life.


The SEC offers a number of enhanced pay and benefits plus the standard Federal benefits:

1.  Paid dental and vision insurance;

2. Subsidy for health insurance, which supplements your health benefits premiums by $28.66 for self-only coverage, $53.55 for self plus one, and $57.32 for family coverage;

3. Domestic Partner Health Insurance Reimbursement Program;

4. Mass transportation subsidy;

5. "WorkSmart" - Opportunities for flexible work schedules.


This position is located in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer in Washington, DC.



As the SEC's first Chief Risk Officer and a direct report to the Chief Operating Officer, you will be responsible for leading the enterprise's risk management capabilities, promoting a risk-aware culture across the agency, and advancing the implementation of effective risk management practices to help ensure that key risks to current and future mission success are appropriately managed.

Major Duties

1. Develop, implement, and oversee the enterprise risk management program including the processes for identifying, assessing, prioritizing, mitigating, monitoring, and reporting on key risks that could impair the agency's ability to achieve its mission or goals.

2. Collaborate with division and office leadership to promote effective governance of significant enterprise risks that span multiple divisions and offices, and serve as highly-engaged partner to ensure other key risks are locally identified and owned and risk measurement, mitigation, and monitoring tools are effectively deployed.

3.   Advise and inform the COO, Chairman, the agency's senior executive enterprise risk committee, and other agency leaders on risk management matters, and promote the consideration of risk management factors in budgetary, operational, and strategic decision-making.

4. Oversee the assessment of internal controls by divisions and offices required by the Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) and OMB Circular No. A-123 (Management's Responsibility for Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Controls).

5.   Monitor and report on progress by agency personnel in taking timely and appropriate corrective action to address recommendations identified by internal or external auditors.

6.   Promote the spirit and practice of diversity, further the goals of equal employment opportunity, and adhere to nondiscriminatory employment practices.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


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