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Program Coordinator, Project Risk Analysis

Position Type:
Rqd Education: Master's Degree
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: September 8, 2020
Reference Code: 15047
Are you an experienced Risk Analysis Professional? Our Business Management Organization is seeking a Program Coordinator who will help develop and coordinate a risk analysis program to support successful project execution. You will have the opportunity to showcases your resourcefulness and expertise by building and running detailed quantitative cost and schedule risk models and interpreting results.
We offer a comprehensive relocation package, exceptional benefits, and a flexible 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off). Come see what makes INL special!
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of project Risk Management Plans and Risk Registers.
  • Collaborate with project teams to assign appropriate Risk Response Strategies, Probability (Likelihood), and Impact (Consequences).
  • Review plans and lead activities related to risk mitigation, planning, control, review, and reporting.
  • Provide risk analysis using Safran software to model integrated cost and schedule impacts to projects.
  • Analyze the expected impact of differing scenarios for current, future, and ongoing risks that could change expected project outcomes.
  • Identify project risks and opportunities, input and analyze data, and assist in continuous improvement to the risk management process.
  • Provide guidance and direction to all affected personnel to assure that they are sufficiently knowledgeable of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) data and analyses to execute their work scope in full compliance with contractual requirements in accordance with the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) EVMS certification with the Department of Energy (DOE).
  • Support the PMO Management System Lead (MSL) with internal surveillances to ensure EVMS requirements are being met.
  • Provide support to the PMO during surveillances and corrective action planning during internal DOE/INL surveillances and DOE Office of Project Management external project EVMS certification surveillance.
  • Work with Project Controls to ensure the use of cost and schedule reserves in baselines are consistent with project risk registers.
  • Conduct risk audits and risk assessments. Collaborate with Project Controls in variance and trend analysis.
  • Support the Business Performance Management Lead with surveillances to ensure Business Management requirements are being met.
  • Collaborate with Department of Energy, Senior Management, and other national labs, as needed.


  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of relevant experience or Master's Degree and 3 years
Desired skills and experience:
  • Expertise in risk modeling.
  • Strong knowledge of DOE Order 413.3B.
  • Proficiency in using PC operating systems and several basic software applications i.e. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of relevant software programs, including Safran, @Risk, Active Risk Manager (ARM), or Primavera Risk Analysis (PRA).
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Flexibility to respond to urgent requests and/or changing priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and objectives.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade: 200/220
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting. The selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of relevant experience and skills
Certifications: n/a
Surveillances: n/a

INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.

INL Mission
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.

INL Vision
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.

Selective Service Requirements
To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Benefits, Salary, and Relocation
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and phenomenal benefits. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview/. .