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Los Alamos National Laboratory Chief of Staff 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC75831


Job Title Chief of Staff 3

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name PPS-DO/Program Performance Services

Minimum Salary 89900

Maximum Salary 148300

What You Will Do

The selected candidate will perform as the Chief of Staff (COS) for the Program Performance Services Division (PPS-DO). Reporting to the Division Leader, the COS will function as a key member of the management team to enable business and operations excellence in support of the Performance Services mission. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Directly responsible for the day-to-day oversight and coordination of the division’s business, operational, and administrative management activities, including but not limited to, long- and short-range strategic planning, research, analysis, tracking, coordination, communication, and implementation of a wide variety of business and operations functions.

  • Support the Division Leader in the creation and implementation of strategic business plans, research, develop, and recommend priorities and best-practice techniques and methodologies to facilitate business and operations functions that support the mission of the division and are compliant with Laboratory policies;

  • Serve as advisor to division management, group management and employees on operational and administrative issues where consistency across the division is necessary for effectiveness, efficiency, institutional compliance and cost-savings;

  • Responsible for working closely with division management and financial professionals on budget planning and tracking, oversight of procurement issues (including task order contracts and affiliates).

  • Review monthly Business Stewardship reports, work with FA representatives to identify and correct issues, and keep the Division Leader informed of issues and/or trends.

  • Support workforce-related projects, staffing plan activities, performance management processes, to keep the Division Leader informed of issues and/or trends.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Advanced experience and knowledge of Laboratory business operations relating to safety, security, budget and resource planning, human resources, training, procurement, and space planning.

  • Advanced experience taking initiative and working to resolve complex issues in a manner that fosters institutional values, staff productivity, and customer satisfaction; commitment to excellence in operations, staff relations, and customer relationship management.

  • Advanced knowledge of the Laboratory's organizational structure, and governing and implementing policies, procedures, and instructions.

  • Demonstrated experience overseeing budgets and financial controls to include responsibility for business stewardship.

  • Ability to function as a member of the management team, while working effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, and managing innovation and process improvements in administrative or operational functional areas.

  • Evidence of good interpersonal skills, and a track record of building collaborations and facilitating teamwork across organizational lines.

  • Experience organizing complex, multi-tasked projects through prioritization and teaming with others.

  • Demonstrated experience in mentoring and supervising administrative support staff and/or students.

  • Excellent organizational skills to independently establish priorities and track deliverables while working effectively under pressure, with frequent interruptions.

Desired Skills:

  • Advanced proficiency in multiple laboratory-wide business systems (e.g. Oracle, Time and Labor, Concur, and iProcurement, MOV Database, OBI Reports, Performance Management) and computer software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).

  • Advanced knowledge of Laboratory requirements for document and records management.

  • Demonstrated experience with LANL procurement, budget and/or human resources systems, to include experience with subcontractor hiring thru task order and/or staff augmentation processes.

  • Knowledge of Program Performance Services Division mission.

Education Required:

  • Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum eight years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Notes to Applicants:

  • For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position, along with a resume.

Additional Details:

No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Program Performance Services mission is to develop performance measurement baselines and progress/performance reports; develop the appropriate project control resources, tools, processes, and information technology. We strive for continuous improvement by fostering a learning organization with strong values for safety, people and cost effectiveness.

Appointment Type Regular


Contact Details

Contact Name Broge, Margaret Ann

Email mbroge@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC75831