Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Global Security Technology and Policy Project Coordinator in SEATTLE, Washington
Organization and Job ID
Job ID: 305912
Directorate: National Security
Division: Systems Engineering & Integration
Group: Global Security, Technology, & Policy
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory seeks an individual to provide project coordination support across a variety of projects, sponsors and technical fields, including the National Nuclear Security Administration, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense. This successful candidate will work with the Global Security Technology and Policy Group, a technical group comprised of 45 staff and more than 50 interns. There will also be significant program coordination and program management support for the Northwest Institute for Advanced Computing (NIAC). This position reports to the Technical Group Manager of the Global Security Technology and Policy Group.
Assists in daily coordination of project(s) including preparing and maintaining project plans, budgets, and staffing requirements. Tracks progress and identifies/resolves obstacles. Communicates to internal and external clients. Prepares purchase requisitions (PRs) and tracks procurements and service contracts throughout lifecycle. Supports business office in setting up financial structures, work breakdown structures, and maintains financial integrity. Has knowledge of a wide-range of PNNL business systems. May perform some administrative tasks such and arranging meetings, developing agendas, and preparing communications.
- This position is responsible for coordinating and working on various efforts associated with managing a project lifecycle, including support for business capture, planning, start-up, execution and project closeout. The position will work directly with a range of technical project staff and managers, with varying deliverables expected from each.
- The position will work directly with project and line managers, including preparing and maintaining project plans, budgets, and staffing requirements.
- The position will have routine interactions with PNNL’s and the University of Washington’s business office in setting up project financial structures, work breakdown structures, and maintaining financial integrity.
- Project Coordinator duties required for each specific project will vary depending on the project manager, project client, and scope of work.
Bachelor's degree and up to 2+ years of relevant experience, or advanced degree.
- Experience in some form of project management coordination, proposal development, procurements, and cost and price analysis.
- Knowledge of DOE or other federal government project reporting and acquisition requirements and policies.
- Knowledge of the University of Washington financial/business systems and charging guidelines.
- Knowledge of program management policies.
- Advanced experience using Excel, Word and Power Point.
Equal Employment Opportunity
PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.
This position requires the ability to obtain a federal security clearance in a timely manner. Which requires:
* U.S. Citizenship
* Background Investigation: Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter in accordance 10 CFR 710, Appendix B.
* Drug Testing: All Security Clearance (L or Q) positions will be considered by the Department of Energy to be Testing Designated Positions which means that they are subject to applicant, random, and for cause drug testing. In addition, applicants must be able to demonstrate non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for the 12 consecutive months preceding completion of the requisite Questionnaire for National Security Positions (QNSP).
Note: Applicants will be considered ineligible for security clearance processing by the U.S. Department of Energy until non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for 12 consecutive months can be demonstrated.
Directorate: National Security Dir
Job Category: Administration/Specialist/Support
Group: Global Security Tech & Policy
Opening Date: 2016-10-16
Closing Date: 2016-10-25