Risk Management Manager

at Guidehouse in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit


Our Risk Management Program provides a structure and process to help the organization identify and adapt to emerging risks, evolve with industry trends and requirements, and to ensure effective risk management across Guidehouse, whereby:

+ The Company is actively identifying and managing its risks;

+ The Company is taking the right risks and the right amount of risk; and

+ The Company is appropriately monitoring and modifying, as necessary, its risk response strategy

Reporting into Guidehouse’s Enterprise Risk Management Director, the Risk Management Manager will support the broader Enterprise Risk Management Program through ongoing support of the enterprise Risk Identification and Consultation process while also serving as a subject matter expert for risks associated with Guidehouse’s Public Sector business. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

+ Reviews and monitors risk factors associated with opportunities that Guidehouse teams are pursuing

+ Communicates verbally and in writing with impacted consulting practitioners, and tracks follow-up as appropriate

+ Fields questions from consulting practitioners and provides ongoing support for Gate Review calls, Consultations, and Authority Matrix questions and next steps

+ Regularly reviews policies and procedures for updates, opportunities for improvement, and to align with Guidehouse strategic decisions

+ Provide regular reporting on risk metrics and service level agreements internally and with external stakeholders

+ Services as Public Sector risk subject matter expert for opportunities and in-flight engagements including but not limited to the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards, Federal Procurement Lifecycle, Government regulations and applicable laws

+ Conduct regularly scheduled and ad hoc reviews of in-flight projects at the discretion of the Enterprise Risk Management Program Director and/or the Chief Operating Officer

+ Develop risk training related to risk management best practices, tools, and engagement lifecycle management

+ Due Diligence – screening and clearing for new company Clients/Accounts

+ Manage Risk Management team members to include leading, directing and reviewing work products


+ A professional certification in compliance or risk-management is a plus

+ Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field and a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience

+ Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with leadership at project, segment, and c-suite level is a must

+ Experience with Federal Procurement cycle and working

+ Project Management experience (CAPM or PMP a plus)

+ Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations and Government Contracting

+ Strong organizational skills, including process ownership and management

+ Ability to work on time-sensitive issues and apply problem-solving skills to sometimes unfamiliar issues

+ Familiarity with ISO-9001 a plus

+ Outstanding writing skills, with the ability to adapt communications to different audiences.

+ Demonstrates tact, diplomacy, sound judgment, and the ability to work across all levels of seniority

+ Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

+ Highly motivated with a strong work ethic

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, Hawaii or Eastern, Pacific, and Central time zones.


About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include:

+ Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

+ Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Basic Life & Supplemental Life

+ Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

+ Skills Development & Certifications

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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Job Posting: JC216135668

Posted On: Jun 13, 2022

Updated On: Aug 19, 2022