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Los Alamos National Laboratory Off-Site Source Recovery Program Manager (Program Manager 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The International Threat Reduction Group (NEN-3) is seeking a high-performing Program Manager to lead LANL’s Off-Site Source Recovery Program (OSRP) . Our diverse workforce enjoys a collegial work environment focused on creative problem solving, where everyone’s opinions and ideas are considered. NEN-3 applies expertise in nuclear and radiological material and commodities detection, packaging, capacity building, and modeling and simulation to reduce nuclear proliferation and enhance global security in a changing threat environment. The Off-Site Source Recovery Program (osrp.lanl.gov) is a long term NNSA program that is making a major contribution to national security by eliminating excess radioactive sources that could be used in a Radiological Dispersion Device (“dirty bomb”) or for other malicious purposes. The OSRP project team at LANL has a deeply held sense of mission. While the program is centered in NEN-3, it brings together staff from across the Laboratory.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Interface with NNSA program sponsors to negotiate and define goals and programmatic deliverables for existing scope. Monitor and track cost, schedule, and progress against milestones and ensure metrics.

  • Work with LANL’s capability and program organizations to develop and respond to proposed new scope. Develop risk mitigation strategies and provide recommendations for risk acceptance/avoidance.

  • Promote a robust safety and security culture within OSRP by setting a personal example, promptly reporting any issues, and providing resources for safe and secure execution of the mission.

  • Participation in NEN-3’s leadership team and Global Security’s Nuclear Nonproliferation and Security (GS-NNS) Program Office program manager team.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Technical Knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of technical or operational aspects of radiological source management, especially packaging, transportation, or disposal of radioactive sources.

  • Advanced knowledge of regulatory issues related to packaging, transportation, or disposal of radioactive sources.

Program Management:

  • Demonstrated experience monitoring project performance against budget and schedule, identifying budget and schedule variance and development of warranted actions.

  • Experience in successful management of a program or large technical project.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, often with competing deadlines and shifting priorities.


  • Demonstrated experience in developing and nurturing effective internal and/or external customer relationships.

  • Ability to negotiate with sponsors, senior management, and other stakeholders.

  • Ability to negotiate with program and line managers to identify, commit, and prioritize resources to ensure completion of project deliverables.

  • Ability to communicate with program and line managers to identify new opportunities and develop new resources.


  • Experience in collaborating across organizational and institutional boundaries, including working closely with other national laboratories.

  • Ability to delegate work appropriately.


  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present technical work, concepts, and plans to a variety of audiences.

  • Experience interacting effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel, building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.

  • Excellent oral and written communication.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 8 years of directly related technical and project management experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the position.

Desired Qualifications:

Technical Knowledge

  • Experience with managing the complete lifecycle of handling, packaging, shipping, staging, and dispositioning sealed radioactive sources and devices or other similar hazardous materials or wastes.

  • Experience with design, certification, shipping, or packaging of Type A, Type AF, or Type B containers.

  • Experience with detailed budget and schedule planning, forecasting, tracking milestones, and reporting cost and schedule variance.

  • Knowledge of LANL requirements for packaging, transportation, and disposal of radioactive sources.

Staffing Experience:

  • Experience coordinating work with national laboratories and subcontractors.

  • Experience effectively partnering with line and support organizations to identify opportunities to recruit, develop, train, and retain staff in support of long-term mission needs.


  • Ability to formulate, plan, and implement new program development initiatives.

  • Advanced level experience managing change and communicating risk.


  • Active DOE Q Clearance

Note to Applicants: In addition to the resume or CV, you must include a cover letter addressing each of the minimum job requirements and desired skills.

This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

Vaccination Requirement : 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 1 year . Where You Will Work

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 maternity 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)

Additional Details

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.

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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Lynn, Barbara Ann
Email bal@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC90292
Organization Name NEN-3/International Threat Reduction
Minimum Salary 125200
Maximum Salary 210600
Req ID: IRC90292
Category: Project Management