Program Manager IV - CAS 6135

7 months ago
Regular Full-Time


Manages project operations.  Interprets complex client requirements, and interacts closely with the client.  Manages and maintains development, production and delivery standards; ensures project assignments are met and completed as directed.  Acquires and oversees resources to complete projects.  Enforces work standards and reviews/resolves discrepancies to ensure compliance with contract requirements.  Maintains project documentation, providing assessment of technical and non-technical project issues.  Reports in writing and orally to higher management; communicates directly with clients and/or other contractor personnel, and effectively allocates resources.




  • Provide continued support to Capital Asset Project (CAP) and Operations Activities (OAs) as required by Order and/or under direction of PIC to maintain oversight and subject matter expert role in risk analysis capacity.
  • Assist in the management of RL project risk register data by utilizing Centralized Risk Register – elicit new risks, identify emerging risks, status existing risks, monitor and report on risk and risk mitigation activities.
  • Maintain active presence on Integrated Project Teams to ensure risk posture of projects are adequately understood and communicated.
  • Facilitate RL risk identification and communication and advise project and/or PIC leads on issues and recommendations for resolution.
  • Review and provide advice to RL on reasonableness and acceptability of Hanford Site prime contractor provided risk information, including qualitative and/or quantitative risk analyses, management reserve usage and availability, baseline change request risk impacts, and confidence levels in performance measurement baselines, etc.
  • Assist RL in the refinement and updates to the Richland Integrated Management System (RIMS) process and procedure documentation related to risk management or other user guide information.
  • Assist RL in performing an overall management assessment of the risk management program to identify and recommend potential process improvements for efficiency and effective considerations.
  • Support  on risk, information technology, or project control-related issues as they may arise, including participation or provision of service to PIC functions such as Cost Estimating, Scheduling, or other database improvements to leverage functionality and expertise across the PIC organization. 
  • Support independent project assessments or other reviews or evaluations to enable PIC and/or other RL leaders to arrive at comprehensive, defensible, and credible determinations about project progress, potential impediments to progress, and recommendations for either improvement or additional review. 
  • Conform to RL process documentation requirements, including RIMS procedures, Government Accountability Office (GAO) requirements, desktop guides, etc. 
  • Implement continual Lessons Learned to maintain focus on individual and organizational increases in depth and breadth of skills and experience.
  • Provide narrative reports to validate value-added provision of service to PIC sub-organizations, representing activities and accomplishments of individual performers for potential inclusion in higher-level organizational and external reporting.
  • Support RL in responding to DOE Headquarters (HQ) requests and other reviews, such as External Independent Reviews (EIRs) and Internal Project Reviews (IPRs).
  • Support coordination and internal interface of requested information to support audits of Environmental Liabilities.
  • Support PIC in development, configuration control, and distribution of communication artifacts, including wall charts, portals and databases associated with requirements, progress, etc.

Project Risk Management is being conducted in accordance to the following requirements:

  • DOE O 413.3, Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets
  • RIMS, Risk Management, program description
  • RIMS, Project Risk Management, crosscutting process procedure
  • Current, existing DOE mandated policies, guides, and memorandums, including recent Operation Activity protocol.
  • Additional requirements may become pertinent throughout the FY as directed by DOE HQ or as situations dictate within RL.
  • Support is expected to be required for all active projects at DOE-RL in a dynamic business model, with potential changes in project or PIC organizational needs and/or funding availability throughout the fiscal year.  A “pool” of resources should be maintained to enable expanded or reduced support as necessary to ensure that the dynamic needs of the projects and the PIC sub-organizations can be successfully addressed.   The “pooled” resource model will be employed where one or more resource is available to meet established and evolving demands and address timeframe and other emerging requirements.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent in a related field of study, professional accreditation and/or certification preferred;
  • More than 15 years of relevant experience in government setting; able to set and achieve strategic and near-term goals and objectives and motivate subordinates to continually provide value added contributions;
  • Primavera or Microsoft Project expertise preferred; Must have the ability to analyze, and refine detailed logic diagrams, network schedules, PERT charts and predecessor-successor schedules;
  • Must have understanding of project management, resource loading and cost estimating techniques;
  • Provides executive level management with direct interface with client senior management;
  • Responsible for overall project management including strategic development and implementation;
  • Must be capable of performing an assessment of overall project performance including quality assurance and control experience and demonstrate capability of utilizing data to facilitate informed decision-making by projects supported; and
  • Experience in economic analysis and financial analysis principles and tasks.

All resources to participate on this statement of work should have resumes that demonstrate proficiency in the subject matter areas, as well as the requisite education and experience to perform the tasks delineated, including:

  • Expert writing skills, proven experience in supporting programs and projects with analysis, tracking, monitoring, assessment, review and coordination;
  • Excellent communication and interface skills; ability to elicit information and utilize in development of products and provision of support;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, & Outlook;
  • Knowledge of and/or experience utilizing Monte Carlo simulation software, including Pertmaster® or Primavera Risk Analysis®;
    Knowledge of DOE/RL policies and procedures, as well as familiarity with the Hanford Site mission, activities and priorities;
    Knowledge of program and project management practices, policies, and procedures; preference for knowledge of and experience with DOE Order 413.3;
  • Experience in oversight of Hanford prime contractor baseline planning, including scope definition, schedules, cost estimates, performance reporting, and earned value analysis;
    Familiarity with and evaluation of Hanford prime contractor BCRs and REAs.
  • Evaluation of Hanford prime contractor performance including verification of scope completion, schedule variance analysis, and cost variance analysis;
  • Development and maintenance of Hanford life-cycle planning including scope definition, schedules and cost estimates;
  • Development and maintenance of project controls protocols, and process documentation, including desktop guides and official procedures.







Physical Demands

Position consists of sitting for long periods of time, using hands/fingers, handling, reaching with hands and arms, talking, hearing and seeing up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth perception and the ability to focus; occasional walking or standing, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, and lifting boxes weighing up to 30 pounds.  Moderate to extended periods of office work with heavy periods of computer usage. May be assigned occasional to moderate periods of analytical tasks requiring extensive reasoning abilities. It is Katmai Government Services, LLC’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

Work Environment

Work is primarily performed in a professional office setting, including the normal office equipment (e.g., computer, fax machines, copier) and with a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.

Work Schedule

40 hours per week.  May be required to work additional hours as needed to complete assignment or project.


To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,

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