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Deloitte Federal Risk Manager in Baltimore, Maryland

Government & Public Services Federal Risk Manager

The Government & Public Services (GPS) Risk Management Team is currently seeking a full-time dedicated Risk Manager with a primary focus within the Federal space. The GPS Federal Risk Manager will be responsible for supporting Deloitte Consulting's GPS practice. Candidates should have experience managing complex professional services engagements, preferably for Federal clients. Below is a detailed list of responsibilities for this role:

Guidance and support to senior business leaders within the firm

  • Facilitate internal compliance with contract terms, risk management policies and procedures, and management directives

  • Serve as liaison between Principals, Directors, and Senior Managers of the firm and the Office of General Counsel, Contracts, Office of National Independence and other Deloitte internal groups

  • Advise engagement leadership on potential quality and risk management issues, including delivery risk, avoiding conflicts of interest, and negotiating with subcontractors and prime contractors

  • Assist engagement and account leadership in managing and addressing significant client, contract and/or delivery issues when they arise

Proposal process

  • Facilitate engagement reviews for higher risk engagements and participate in pricing decisions

  • Consult with firm Principals and Directors on Requests for Proposals, Teaming Agreements, and Non-Disclosures Agreements

  • Conduct Risk Consultations for all higher risk opportunities prior to proposal submission and participate in pricing decisions

  • Interpret contract requirements and obligations and provide guidance to engagement teams

  • Support negotiations of non-government professional services contracts with a primary focus on reducing and mitigating delivery and contractual risks associated with the services being provided (e.g., contract with prime vendors and subcontractors)

Delivery risk management

  • Assist teams in mitigating and managing engagement risks and issues, particularly when issues escalate to involve legal or contractual problems; work in close collaboration with the Office of General Counsel and Contracts

  • Analyze and assess potential impacts associated with delivery risks

  • Assist in client negotiations to resolve contractual issues

  • Provide guidance to reduce project risks, adjust contract requirements to accommodate changing project circumstances, and manage expectations to contractual obligations and agreed upon performance standards

  • Interpret requirements of the contract



  • 10 years of relevant work experience

  • Experience with managing large or complex Federal consulting engagements and identifying and mitigating the associated risks

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

  • Bachelor's Degree


  • Experience with complex Information Technology implementations and service contracts

  • Ability to build "trusted business advisor" relationships and work collaboratively, while challenging others' thinking in a respectful way

  • Strong executive presence and communication skills

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.