Los Alamos National Laboratory Earned Value Management SSO (Program Manager 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Earned Value Management (EVM) Systems Surveillance Officer (SSO) will assist the EVM Program Manager in executing the review and oversight of the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) program including EVMS Surveillance, EVMS Training, and EVMS Administration. The selected candidate will interface with high-level internal/external customers and may serve as a spokesperson to report status, manage expectations, and warn of upcoming issues to Laboratory senior managers.
The selected candidate will be required to:
Maintain required safety and security training, assures safety and security compliance, and makes safety and security an integral part of every task, including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.
Support the EVM Program Manager with managing resources, and preparation of deliverables, as needed to maintain a sustainable compliant Earned Value Management System (EVMS) at LANL.
Works with the EVM Program Manager to evaluate, develop, negotiate, and maintain partnerships and strategic relationships with DOE/ NNSA customers as well as other agencies. Function as the LANL ambassador for EVMS excellence.
Maintain professional interaction and relationships with capital project teams, all levels of LANL management, and a diverse base of federal customer representatives to include Department of Energy Headquarter elements.
Identify key business processes for improvement and/or transformation; coordinate initiatives to deliver on required changes using structured process improvement or other appropriate techniques. Support the successful completion of initiatives.
Works closely with project and line management to assess EVMS health metrics and supporting programs for data collection through active, passive, and other appropriate EVMS surveillance actions.
Assist management in the development of innovative solutions for identified EVMS non-compliances, perform root-cause analysis and recommend appropriate corrective actions.
Fosters a mutually respectful work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Expert level knowledge of EVMS principles, requirements, implementation techniques, and best practices.
Demonstrated knowledge and related experience in leading project and/or business management functions in a complex U.S Government site or installation(s).
Working knowledge and experience using Primavera, Cobra, and Empower software.
Advanced working knowledge and experience with DOE Order 413.3b (c) and associated EIA 748 EVMS guidelines.
Demonstrated leadership capability in transformation of business systems and ability to lead next generation business system replacement initiatives.
Successful track record of senior level management interaction and demonstration of effective communication skills across organizational boundaries and at all levels.
Proven and effective presentation skills that reaches across the spectrum of stakeholders.
Education: Position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and at least 12 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced degree is preferred.
Location: This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. Employee participation in the Telework Pilot may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.
COVID Vaccine :
The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 2 years.
Note to Applicants:
Applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter along with a resume detailing each minimum requirement in order to be considered for this position.
While the posted salary range for this position is broad, it is highly unusual for selected applicants to be hired at the top end of the range and more common for selected candidates to grow into the full salary band over time.
Where You Will Work
Capital Projects manages all functional support to projects across the Laboratory and also supports Earned Value (EV) learning solutions and the Earned Value Management System Training Program.
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid childbirth and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. SeeDOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
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: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.
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 regard 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 email@example.com or call1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Broge, Margaret Ann
Vacancy Name: IRC94515
Organization Name PMRC-EVMS/Earned Value Management Services
Minimum Salary 135800
Maximum Salary 235600
Req ID: IRC94515