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Come join our team and be part of a dynamic, growing organization that supports Federal Departments and Agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Transportation, and Department of the Interior. As a professional with applied experience and expertise in enterprise risk management (ERM) programs and strategic consulting, you will serve executive-level, high visibility homeland security efforts, while also becoming a key figure to our team of cybersecurity specialists and program analysts. You will help develop and deliver meaningful products and interactions with a host of federal and industry stakeholders.

ABS Group has earned a reputation for technical expertise and data-driven solutions to help our clients understand and manage risk, optimize business performance, and support the journey to operational excellence. Our team provides technical expertise and mission support in the areas of cybersecurity, engineering, policy and analysis, project management security and resiliency, and risk management. Our Global Government division, headquartered in Washington, DC is committed to developing talent and aligning qualified staff to help our customers achieve mission objectives and employ transformational approaches to improve safety, security, and resiliency by quantifying, analyzing, and ultimately reducing risk. If this sounds like you, keep reading!

We are looking for a Principal Consultantof strategic ERM to play a key role in building out and operationalizing our federal client's ERM Framework. In this role, you'll assist the client with designing and implementing foundational elements of the framework including risk assessment(s) to identify top risks, analyzing and prioritizing risks, evaluating risk responses, and performing ongoing monitoring and risk reporting, Other duties may include assisting with the development of ERM training materials for the client's senior and mid-level employees. The Principal Consultant will also support the Senior Principal Consultant in delivering the broader strategic elements of the client's ERM framework, including aligning the client's strategic plans to their ERM program.

About You:

You thrive in an environment in which you're interacting with our client's senior leaders, their stakeholders and our team. Attention to detail and professional verbal and written communication are a must. You have direct experience with assisting clients in building ERM programs and understanding complex ERM concepts, including risk appetite and tolerance, Key Risk Indicators, and qualitative and quantitative risk data. You look for opportunities to bring the client's ERM stakeholders together to continually collaborate cross-functionally.

What You Will Do:

In collaboration with the Senior ERM Principal Consultant:
  • Design and implement foundational components of the client's ERM framework, including but not limited to risk appetite, risk tolerance and limits, risk monitoring and reporting, and risk dashboards
  • Conduct ERM training for the client's senior and mid-level employees
  • Develop governance documents for the client's ERM program including ERM and related Committee Charters, ERM policies and procedures
  • Design and build risk aggregation and senior leadership reporting content
  • Identify emerging risks
  • Continually assist the client in maturing their ERM program
  • Demonstrate executive presence and the ability to brief and facilitate meetings
  • Learn the agency mission and strategy, and employ that knowledge while implementing ERM
  • Build ERM tools/instructions, and demonstrate their use
  • Develop briefings and documentation
  • Collaborate and support the broader team to support integration and esprit de corps

What You Will Need:

Education and Experience
  • 7+ years of professional experience with a focus on strategic Enterprise Risk Management
  • Bachelor's degree (minimum) in Finance, Business, or Risk Management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Experience working with federal agencies is a strong plus
  • Experience collaborating cross-functionally to achieve ERM goals
  • Strong proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint product development
  • Ability to obtain DHS Suitability
  • Ability to periodically travel to ABS Group office and client site
  • U.S. citizenship required


We set out more than 160 years ago to promote the security of life and property at sea and preserve the natural environment. Today, we remain true to our mission and continue to support organizations facing a rapidly evolving seascape of challenging regulations and new technologies. Through it all, we are anchored by a vision and mission that help our clients find clarity in uncertain times.

ABS is a global leader in marine and offshore classification and other innovative safety, quality, and environmental services. We're at the forefront of supporting the global energy transition at sea, the application of remote and autonomous marine systems, cutting-edge technical solutions, and many more exciting advancements. Our commitment to safety, reliability, and efficiency is ever-present, guiding our clients to safer and more efficient operations.

About Our Benefits

ABS Group proudly offers a variety of industry-leading benefits designed to enhance the life and well-being of our employees and their families. These benefits include, but are not limited to, medical insurance (PPO and HD), dental and vision insurance, Health Savings account (HSA), Flexible Savings Account (FSA), life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, disability leave programs, parental leave program, paid holidays, and paid vacation time. The Company provides an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that offers additional support in personal wellness, including work-life services. ABS Group also offers a 401K plan with a generous company match, subject to plan requirements.

Equal Opportunity

The ABS Group of Companies is committed to the equal employment opportunity of its employees and prohibits discrimination against any employee or qualified applicant based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status, or other non-work-related characteristics that may be protected under the law of the Federal Government or specific state employment laws.


ABS and Affiliated Companies (ABS) will not pay a fee to any third-party agency without a valid ABS Master Service Agreement (MSA) authorized and signed by Human Resources. Any resume, CV, application, or other forms of candidate submission provided to any employee of ABS without a valid MSA on file will be considered property of ABS, and no fee will be paid.


This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job of the incumbent. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making a fair decision regarding the pay structure of the job. #ogjs
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