Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to help Caltrans create a world class Enterprise Risk Management program? Are you an incredible critical thinker, outstanding writer, and talented presenter? Come join our exciting, dynamic team, and help launch a critical new function!
Under the general direction of the Chief Risk and Ethics Officer, Office of Enterprise Risk Management, the Staff Services Manager I (SSM I) is responsible for the creation, implementation and management of the Caltrans Enterprise Risk Management program. Through risk assessments and collaboration with Caltrans managers and supervisors, provides a cross-functional assessment of programmatic, compliance, legal, security, operational, reputational, political, strategic, and other risks. Using international standards from the International Standards Organization (ISO) and Committee of Operating Standards Organization (COSO), assist Chief Risk and Ethics Officer in the creation of ERM framework. The goal of ERM is to project future uncertainties, determine how they may influence Caltrans’ objectives both positively and negatively, and guide Caltrans leadership in successful strategic decision making. The Risk Officer provides review and assurance that management’s approach to risk, ethics and compliance is in alignment with Caltrans’ strategic goals and objectives. The SSM I supervises a team of risk analysts in order ensure excellent customer services to managers and supervisors on enterprise risk management activities. As a working supervisor, personally performs the most complex work.
This position requires outstanding analytical skills, writing skills, and presentation skills. The successful candidate should be comfortable applying critical thinking skills to abstract concepts, translating those concepts into tangible products and processes, and presenting the results to groups that include executive management.
Applications will be screened; interviews may be held. This position is limited term; may become permanent. Some travel will be required. Please submit a completed state application and statement of qualifications to Michelle_Tucker@dot.ca.gov. Pending HR approval.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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