• Manager – Institutional Risk and Performance Management

    Requisition # 2018-9708
    Date Posted 1 month ago(12/12/2018 12:01 PM)
    Department
    PPPL Office of the Director
    Category
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory, a world-leading fusion energy research center under contract with the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE), invites applications for a Manager – Institutional Risk and Performance Management (IRPM).  The incumbent Manager – IRPM is responsible for the overall coordination and implementation of the Laboratory’s risk and performance management programs intended to guide monitoring, performance assessment and resulting strategies and decisions needed to meet its goals in delivering the PPPL research mission.  The Manager will frequently engage Laboratory managers and staff at all levels as well as Princeton University and DOE stakeholders in the collection and analysis of risk and performance data and information, and its subsequent analysis and use. 

    Responsibilities

    The Manager – IRPM owns the timely and effective implementation of the Laboratory’s risk and performance management programs.  Specific responsibilities are noted as follows: 

    • Coordinate the alignment and documentation of organizational goals and action assignees with the Director’s Office to ensure the successful delivery of Annual Laboratory Plan (ALP) and Performance Evaluation and Management Plan (PEMP) objectives and Notable Outcomes. 
    • Coordinate the development and use of key performance indicators (KPIs) at the institutional, department and management system levels including the analysis of resulting data, consultation with data stream owners and distillation into relevant, meaningful use by Laboratory management and staff.  
    • Review and analyze performance data and information with Laboratory stakeholders and data stream owners in the development of conclusions and messaging needed to alert Laboratory management of adverse trends at the incipient stages in their manifestation as performance threats.
    • Coordinate data collection, analyses, reviews and intervention of the PPPL Institutional Risk Management Committee in the identification, documentation, mitigation and monitoring of institutional risks.   
    • Facilitate Laboratory meetings and workshops to review risk and performance data and information and take timely and effective action(s) to deal with adverse performance and trends.  
    • Maintain an internal website as a performance management information resource available to Laboratory management and staff, and collaborate with Laboratory stakeholders in Laboratory-wide performance communications.  

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 15 years of experience in working with management systems intrinsic to managing and operating a DOE Office of Science research laboratory.   
    • Experience in the collection and analysis of performance data and information.
    • Experience in the conduct of event and issue causal factor analyses.   
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Confidence and demonstrated ability to manage a broad range of work activities and subject matters.
    • Demonstrated team building skills, including the ability to work effectively with peers, other organizations, and key sponsors and stakeholders.
    • Strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to make timely, risk informed decisions and recommendations.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor degree in engineering or business administration.

     

     

    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    ADM, 07

    Standard Weekly Hours

    40.00

    Eligible for Overtime

    No

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    No

    Valid Driver's License Required

    No

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