Job title: Risk Manager
Job type: Temp-To-Perm
Emp type: Full-time
Skills: IT life cycle project management methodologies tracking costs mitigate risks Engineering Computer Science VA
Pay interval: Hourly
Pay rate: Negotiable
Location: Washington, DC
Job published: 01/27/2020
Job ID: 32145
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Job Description




Washington, DC


Risk Manager 


Support the Office of Technical Integration within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) as a Risk Manager. Provide senior staff briefings on risk status using routine, ad hoc, written and oral reports. Manage risk by selecting and implementation measures to create, track/monitor, control, and mitigate risks. Review program documents and risk data and coordinate/facilitate cross-organizational risks with other organizations. Identify individual discrete risk elements, refine mitigation strategies, and create overall view/dashboards of program risk. Coordinate with program team to identify new creative and strategic approaches for managing risks, including activities to avoid and transfer risks.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience is required. An additional 8 years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree requirements
  • Experience managing Information Technology related projects
  • Experience with life cycle and project management methodologies
  • Experience in tracking costs, schedule and performance progress
  • Strong ability to identify and mitigate risks
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline is required

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in the VA
  • Experience implementing Electronic Health Records