Requisition # 2017-8178 Department PPPL Office of the Director Category Project Management Date Posted 1 week ago Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time Application Deadline
The Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory, a world-leading fusion energy research center under contract with the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE), is seeking applications for a Project Manager (PM) for the Miscellaneous Projects and ICAP Task (Term Position). The position reports to the Deputy Director of Operations. PPPL's Project Manager (PM) for Miscellaneous Projects and ICAP Tasks owns the successful delivery of assigned Integrated Corrective Action Plan (ICAP) tasks including PSRB upgrade, PMO upgrade and procedure compliance upgrade, and portfolio of assigned projects (to be determined). The PM is PPPL's point of contact for project execution and is accountable for effectively coordinating PPPL and non-PPPL resources in meeting project and task objectives and requirements. The PM manages the full life cycle of assigned projects and ensures that these projects are completed in accordance with PPPL policies, programs and procedures.
Collaborates with PPPL and customer stakeholders and defines project objectives, overall requirements and key performance parameters.
Identifies PPPL staff and other resource requirements.
Collaborates with PPPL stakeholders to select the best available project team and develops and oversees the implementation plan for acquiring the needed resources.
Engages PPPL stakeholders and subject matter experts to identify hazards and potential environmental impacts and coordinates the development of robust plans and controls for their mitigation throughout the project life cycle.
Develops project plan(s).
Communicates requirements to members of the project team and holds members of the team accountable for performance.
Oversees all aspects of project execution including safety, risk, scope, cost and schedule.
Identifies project issues and adverse trends and develops/implements timely and effective recovery plan(s) when needed.
Issues timely and accurate project reports and communicates project performance to PPPL and DOE stakeholders.
Engages end-user(s) and PPPL/DOE stakeholders in confirming that project objectives, overall requirements and key performance parameters have been satisfied.
Oversees project closeout including turnover to end user/operations and disposition of documents and records.
Conducts critique and documents lessons learned that can be applied to future PPPL projects.
B.S. degree in engineering or science.
Minimum of 12 years experience in managing projects specifically in the DOE complex.
Strong foundation in project management principles and techniques and contract management principles.
Demonstrated ability in cost estimating, tracking and scheduling techniques for capital projects.
Use of strong oral and written communication, presentation and facilitation skills required.
Demonstrated supervisory skills.
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