Brookhaven National Laboratory delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science, Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research.
Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.
The mission of the Project Management Center is to provide the Laboratory with a Project Management process and system that will lead to achieving outstanding project management capability and cultivate an ongoing process of sizing Project Management methodology implementing a graded approach that effectively aligns resources and methodology to achieve our management goals of successfully completing projects on time and within budget.
Candidate will report to the Project Management Center Manager and will implement cost and schedule project planning and control functions for large scientific construction projects and smaller Research and Development projects. The Project Management Center is responsible for providing Project Management expertise to the Principal Investigator or Project Director/Manager including expertise in initial planning, cost estimating, scheduling, risk assessment, EVMS reporting, change control and project management training and documentation.
The project management/controls experience should be in the earliest stages of project planning through execution including change control and project closeout. Selected candidate will draw upon a sophisticated understanding of project management methodology, project control principles, and hands-on experience with Primavera to successfully lead work, resources, and dollars using project controls tools.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Implement all aspects of an earned value management system, which consists of developing a fully integrated resource loaded schedule
Assist technical management in developing resource requirements to support the development of the project cost estimate
Analysis of the project schedule using critical path methodology
Implement changes to the schedule and/or baseline
Develop performance measurement monthly reports for the management team and stakeholders including DOE.
Interact with project technical staff to define scope of work, project risks, baseline changes variance analysis, and implementation of corrective actions
Present project data at meetings and external project reviews
Support the development and deployment of new techniques and tools
Develop templates, serving as a scheduling tool specialist, and counsel program managers/control account managers on the maintenance of their schedules
Support proposal preparation, procedure development and Project Management Training
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related subject area. Equivalency is based on a 2:1 (experience: college)
Minimum of ten (10) years of professional cost/scheduling experience
Working knowledge of cost estimating, budgeting and control
Solid understanding of Earned Value Management System processes and requirements
Must be proficient in Primavera (6.2 or higher) software
Proficiency in scheduling theory, techniques and methodologies
Proficiency in project management principles
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project experience.
Solid analytical and reasoning skills and validated ability to develop solutions to complex problems
Well-developed interpersonal skills with ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to prioritize and effectively handle one's own time to deliver results
Well-developed verbal communication skills with presentation experience
Must be willing to take initiative and work independently
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)
Experience in a DOE project environment
Cobra or other cost processing software
Additional information: BNL will not sponsor a visa for this position
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About Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.