2 Risk Managers

South-Central California | Full-time


Planate Management Group is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia and Orlando, Florida USA with a technical support center in the South East Asia and East Africa, that provides program management and facilities engineering services worldwide. Planate is a small business provider of planning, design, infrastructure management, technical consulting, engineering, and construction management services in support of the US Department of Defense (DOD) and its Service (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps) missions, along with other US federal agenciesall over the world.

The Risk Manager will be responsible for identifying and analyzing various risks involving the business, the department, and the organization as a whole. S/he will develop and implement risk management controls and contingency plans and eventually communicate the recommendations to the management.

The work assignment will be at a remote DOD test facility in the South-Central California desert.

This is contingent on the award of the contract.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify, analyze, track, record and provide guidance with respect to actions to manage and/or mitigate risks
  • Assist the OICC in the review of program and project risks during all stages of project development and project construction execution
  • Coordinate with the program and project teams and stakeholders to facilitate the identification of risks and develop and maintain a sense of ownership and responsibility for the risks and associated risk response actions
  • Guide efforts to identify project risks to include but not limited to using brainstorming sessions, interviewing experienced project participants and subject matter experts, root cause analysis, and strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis
  • Develop risk identification checklists based on historical information and knowledge accumulated from similar previous programs/projects and from other sources of information
  • Assist in the recording of identified risks in the appropriate program/project risk register to achieve an increasing level of awareness of risk over time
  • Assist with the prioritization of risks for further analysis or action by assessing and combining the probability of occurrence and impact. Considers factors such as timely response and the program leadership’s risk tolerance associated with the construction program constraints associated with cost, schedule, scope, safety and quality
  • Utilize the program’s established Probability and Impact Matrix to rate each risk on its probability of occurrence and impact on an objective if it does occur
  • Assist the Government with verification that risk responses have been addressed appropriately
  • Recommend execution of contingencies and/or modifications to the program management plan to the PMs, OICC Program Manager and the ROICC if this COA becomes necessary
  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications To be successful in the role:

  • Degree in any field is required; however, a technical and/or business degree is preferred
  • Recent experience/technical competence in similar scopes of work for risk identification, analysis and management for projects and programs of similar scope.
  • Must be able to provide at least 10 examples of completed, relevant projects with samples of risk registers or similar documentation to verify experience. Demonstrate cost control, quality control and compliance with performance schedules
  • At least 2 years of specialized experience in performing the tasks identified herein for construction projects for NAVFAC, Corps of Engineers or another Federal Agency is highly desirable
  • Experience in the use and application of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc), Primavera, CostWorks, and Success Estimator, etc. The ability to adapt to new software such as eCMS may also be necessary
  • Excellent English verbal and communication skills
  • Holds current drivers’ licenses
  • Able to complete an SF-85-P, Questionnaire for Public Trust Positions necessary for base/building access requirements
  • Must lawfully reside in the United States and be eligible for employment (Planate does not sponsor visas or work permits)

Planate Management Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Why Planate?

Joining the Planate team opens you to an experience working for a Global company where you are among a team that is considered a premier trusted partner for planning, design, engineering, asset management, and professional service solutions anytime, anywhere.  We Take Care of Our Own; Personally and Professionally, Up and Down The Line.  

We’d love for you to be a part of our Global workforce, helping us serve as an effective and integrated partner to advance every client's mission!