Immediate Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer


The Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO) provides policies, proposals, and programs related to all aspects of Human Capital Management (HCM) for DOE and proactively seeks additional solutions and approaches to serve the needs of the Department.

OCHCO leads the Department’s human capital management policies, programs, and solutions and provides direction and administrative oversight of all human capital management functions and responsibilities. The Immediate Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer is responsible for the operational and support functions of the HR line of business, including administrative management and financial management, as well as development of Department-level human capital policies and accountability for human capital management across DOE.


  • OCHCO advances and supports DOE’s mission accomplishment by creating OCHCO management in the areas of recruitment, hiring and staffing, motivation and employee engagement, succession planning, learning and development, and retention; and provides the full range of operational human resources and management advisory services to DOE staff.
  • OCHCO provides leadership and direction in dealings with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) and other Federal/non-Federal organizations relative to human capital programs and policies.
  • OCHCO provides corporate oversight of the HR Shared Service Centers and subordinate offices ensuring consultative advice and solutions are offered to management officials and employees in all operational aspects of human capital management.