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Perspecta Risk Manager in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Perspect is looking for a Risk Manager in support of Project Manager, Sensors Aerial Intelligence (PM SAI) and the Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors (PEO IEW&S). PEO IEW&S provides tactically relevant manned Aerial Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AISR) to the United States Army, U.S. Army Reserves, U.S. Army National Guard and Department of Defense (DoD) Aerial Exploitation Battalions (AEBs), Combatant Commanders (COCOMs) and Task Forces (TFs) in support of both persistent missions and current, and emerging, Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO).

  • Responsible for coordinating Risk and Opportunity activities across the PM SAI portfolio

  • Provides Risk and Opportunity data, analysis, and recommendations to PM SAI Government Leadership Assess contractor's Risk Management plans Administer Risk and Opportunity databases Track progress against risk mitigation and risk exploitation plans and established metrics. Perform Risk and Opportunity analysis to support program decision making

  • Coordinate and manage internal and external risk and opportunity boards and identification meetings

  • Oversee the development of new Risk and Opportunities Assess and track Risk Mitigation Plans and Opportunity Capture Plans

  • Oversee supplier and contractor Risk and Management implementations Review Risk and Management proposal information

  • Provide Risk and Opportunity information/input for EAC reviews

  • Provide Risk and Opportunity information/input for IMS updates

  • Responsible for training colleagues in Risk and Opportunity processes, tools, and methods \

  • Work with various IPTs to support their Risk and Opportunity management processes


5 years of government Risk Management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree Experience with the June 2015 DOD Risk, Issue and Opportunity Management Guide for Defense Acquisition Systems

The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and possess and be able to maintain SECRET Security Clearance, as a qualification and condition for employment.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO at Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).