Risk Manager - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking a Risk Manager to join our dynamic SETA team supporting an IC customer.

Job Description:

The role of a Risk Manager is to cultivate a team able to communicate organizational risk policies, processes, and status for the organization. They will provide hands-on development of programmatic risk assessment calculations, be technically sound enough to assess proposed controls, and deliver the Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EIQ) required to shepherd competing priorities towards harmonious outcomes.  Candidates must have demonstrated quantitative and analytical skills, along with the ability to apply those skills across a variety of business and Information Technology (IT) processes.


The duties under a Risk Management job description include the following:

  • Designing, maturing, and implementing an overall risk management process for the organization

  • Performing a risk assessment: Analyzing current risks and identifying potential risks

  • Performing a risk evaluation: Evaluating previously handled risks and comparing mitigation approaches to potential risks

  • Collaborating with leadership  to determine and document the organizations level of risk tolerance

  • Developing proposed responses, to include recommendations for corrective actions and mitigations

  • Monitoring adherence to action plans, assessing milestones, and noting control deficiencies

  • Capturing, understanding, and explaining the risk to stakeholders across the organization

  • Risk report tailoring to the relevant audience

  • Creating continuity plans, guides, and policies designed to limit risks without encumbering productivity

  • Conducting policy and compliance audits, which will include liaising with internal and external stakeholders to determine mitigation statuses

  • Maintaining records of decisions and claims

  • Building risk awareness across the organization by providing support and training




TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.


Clearance required to start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Clear attention to detail
  • The ability to refocus stakeholders to obtain clear decisions
  • Ability to work autonomously, with minimal management oversight, to prioritize work and accomplish tasks within tight schedule constraints
  • Ability to visualize, articulate, and condense complex issues into concise, easily understood presentations
  • Ability to generate high quality written technical reports
  • Ability to prepare and deliver high quality technical presentations to senior management