• Full Time
  • Chicago
  • 125,088 USD / Year

Website Chicago Police Department

Under direction from the Deputy Director of the Risk Management Unit, this position will lead the Department’s Enterprise Risk Management functions, developing and implementing the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) risk management strategy to identify and mitigate risks and perform related duties as required. ​​



  • Directs and designs a comprehensive risk management framework and strategy to minimize the department’s exposure to risk.
  • Leads and participates in departmental risk assessments and mapping to identify risk and risk environment.
  • Identifying, evaluating, reporting, and monitoring risk management issues and developing methodologies for the assessment of risks throughout the department.
  • Assisting with the implementation of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework.
  • Identifies and analyzes the financial impact of litigation on the department by reviewing the results of civil litigation, liability claims, and judgments.
  • Defines risk mitigation plan(s) and recommends efficiencies that mitigate risk resulting from inadequate internal processes, outdated policies, and directives.
  • Designs and implements risk control measures and strategies that minimize, and or prevents the department’s exposure to risk.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of current internal risk management processes and procedures to evaluate how they align with the comprehensive risk management framework.
  • Manages identified risks facing the department and prioritizes the implementation of mitigation plans based on severity of losses, frequency of exposure to risk, and other factors.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders, including sworn and civilian staff to communicate and build awareness of risk management initiatives.
  • Develops monitoring framework and routinely evaluates risk management strategies to assess the impact of corrective actions.
  • Confers with executive level staff and the Mayor’s Office to report on the progress towards stated objectives and the performance of the various programs under the comprehensive risk management plan
  • Stays abreast of emerging risk management trends and best practices to ensure CPD’s risk management framework is current and recommends changes to department policies and procedures.
  • Represents the department in meetings and special planning groups to discuss risk management plan(s)
  • Prepares various management and ad hoc reports.


Additional duties may be required for this position.


Location: 3510 S. Michigan Ave.

Days:    Monday-Friday

Hours:  8:30am-4:30pm



Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies/Law, Risk Management, Public Administration, or related field, plus five (5) years of risk management experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience


Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following: 

  • ​​Risk Management certification, such as RIMS-CRMP, CRMP, CRM, or equivalent.  ​
  • ​Previous experience in risk and data analytics
  • ​At least 2 years previous experience in enterprise risk management
  • Previous experience working in a government or law enforcement agency​.
  • Previous project management experience
  • Previous management experience



This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, based on the interview will be selected.


NOTE:  To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience.  You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties.  (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.)  If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete, and you will not be considered for this position.  There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.   


NOTE:  You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable.  You must also provide your valid U.S. driver’s license at time of processing. 




The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.


City of Chicago                                                Department of Human Resources

Brandon Johnson, Mayor                                   Christopher Owen, Commissioner


Job Posting

: May 24, 2023, 12:01:00 AM  

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External

: Jun 14, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

BU: 00  Salary: ​$125,088.00​ 

Pay Basis


To apply for this job please visit chicago.taleo.net.