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Lead Risk & Internal Review Specialist, CG-0343-15

Washington, D.C
Closing date
Oct 4, 2023

  • Serves as an advisor to the Assistant Director and provides direction to Division of Complex Institution Supervision and Resolution (CISR) staff, serving as internal review analyst and risk evaluator, performing internal control related functions and enterprise risk management activities. This includes risk identification, assessment, mitigation strategy development, monitoring, communication, and reporting
  • Leads the division's internal control and review program to include, developing project plans and standardized reporting mechanisms for use by internal review personnel, in accordance with Green Book Standards that identifies and mitigates risks and vulnerabilities across all program areas within CISR (i.e., supervision, resolution, policy & analytics and operations).
  • Develops a risk assessment framework, policies, and methodologies for performing evaluations, reviews, and analytical studies throughout the division. Prepares or reviews written procedural guidelines for use by the team. Ensures that policies and procedures are documented, maintained, and consistently applied. Periodically tests and evaluates review procedures to ensure results are effectively serving management.
  • Conducts evaluations to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of Division activities, frequently as a team leader. Develops recommendations for process improvements. Prepares written analyses and makes recommendations to CISR and FDIC senior management on the implementation of recommended changes to business processes.
  • Serves as point of contact for audits and evaluations performed by the FDIC Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO), and evaluates audit or evaluation findings for substance, which involves complex banking and corporate issues.
  • Conducts expert-level briefings on behalf of CISR related to enterprise risk management and internal controls and its results. In coordination with management, develops staff-level presentations, training, and outreach to engage with CISR personnel to foster a risk aware culture and community of practice. Represents CISR in meetings where enterprise risk management and internal control efforts are discussed and monitored.


Conditions of Employment

Completion of Financial Disclosure may be required.

Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required


Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious/spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

CG-15: Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 14 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience implementing an internal control program and leading internal reviews of a division or office's program areas related to risk management supervision or resolution readiness, and managing audits, evaluations, and inquiries from the Government Accountability Office or the Office of the Inspector General.

Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.


There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

Selectee(s) for this position will be required to report to their duty station office 3 days per week beginning January 1, 2024.

For more information on telework at the FDIC, please reference the available telework options for this position here . Telework options are subject to change.

Salary reflects a pay cap for this position of $250,000.

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here .

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