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The Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) implements Government-wide and Departmental policies, employee programs, and activities in all aspects of human resources management and administration.

Within the Department of Commerce (DOC), OHRM is located in the Office of the Secretary, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration.

The OHRM Customer Service Philosophy

We in the Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) are proactive, responsive, and knowledgeable professionals committed to meeting our customers' needs with efficient and innovative services, delivered in a welcoming environment.

The Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) Service Catalog enables OHRM customers to discover the wide range of services offered by OHRM. With eight offices providing both strategic and operational support, this user-friendly catalog serves as a landing page for customers to locate the office and points of contact equipped to meet their needs.

OHRM Mission and Vision

To develop and manage value-added human resources policies and programs; provide expert consultation, services and solutions in an efficient and customer-focused manner; and provide our employees with the tools necessary to meet our customers' needs.  We are committed to the fair selection and development of our diverse workforce. To contribute to the achievement of the Department of Commerce's organizational and management excellence by becoming a preeminent government leader in the management and development of human resources.

Human Capital Strategy

OHRM developed the DOC Human Capital Strategic Plan 2023-2026 with overarching goals and objectives to ensure mission success by establishing a clear direction for priority investments and initiatives that best serve an evolving workforce.


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