Los Alamos National Laboratory Program Manager 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
As a Program Manager (PM) within the Nuclear Security Production Integration (NSPI) Organization you will manage the overall scope of work within the LANL-Production Agency (PA) for a NA-125 Modernization Program and report directly to a Project-Program Director within the Division. The selected individual will serve as the Principal or Lead PM for the selected program with responsibility for cross-site/cross-agency collaborations to ensure overall successful program execution.
As a Program Manager 4 (PM 4), you will serve as a LANL-PA primary interface with one or more high-level external customers to develop, negotiate, and define program scope, in accordance with Laboratory, Associate Laboratory Directorate for Weapons Production (ALDWP), and NSPI capabilities, capacities, and priorities, which balance the best interests of the customer, the program, and the institution as a whole. The selected individual will provide leadership, vision, strategic and tactical planning, and overall direction for execution of the surveillance portfolio which consists of multiple, highly complex programs requiring multidisciplinary integration across multiple organizations. The PM 4 will apply broad knowledge and expertise to develop an execution/implementation plan that covers the programmatic work from conception to completion; directly manage the interface with program, project, and line management to ensure performance, monitor and track cost, schedule, and progress against milestones; maintain expert-level knowledge of the relevant technical discipline and understand and adhere to all Laboratory and regulatory guidance and governance specific to the programmatic work of the surveillance portfolio. The selected PM 4 candidate will also be expected to effectively manage portfolio risks: identify potential portfolio risks, develop risk mitigation strategies and corrective actions, and recommend risk acceptance/avoidance for the various scope associated with component surveillance activities within the Production Agency.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Program Management: Expert-level knowledge of and consultative experience in all aspects of program or project management of technical or operational work, including defining work scope, schedules, budgets, priorities, and performance milestones; developing cost, scope, and schedule baselines; reporting cost and schedule variance; and managing change control and risk.
Portfolio Management: Expert-level knowledge of the technical or operational discipline of the assigned portfolio(s).
Communication: Consultative experience in developing and nurturing effective high-level external and internal customer relationships.
Collaboration: Consultative experience in interacting effectively with all levels of external and internal personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.
Education Required: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 12 years of directly related technical and project management experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. At this level an advanced degree may be expected.
Stockpile Management: Knowledge and experience with the overall mission for NA-12 (Office of Stockpile Management) based programs, and more specifically within NA-125 (Stockpile Modernization) in relation to the production mission within ALDWP.
Communication: Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills & experience interacting in an effective manner with NNSA and/or other federal customers.
Leadership: Demonstrated experience and leadership in developing and executing complex organizational interface agreements, funding cost models, or similar integration tools.
Team Building: Demonstrated experience developing and managing a team to achieve a defined set of deliverables and milestones.
Project Management: Experience utilizing formal Earned Value Management System (EVMS) principles to help manage a project/program.
Education: Advanced engineering or science degree.
Note to Applicants:
Official Laboratory travel will be required; approximately 1-3 separate occasions per month
For full consideration, please submit a comprehensive resume reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.
Evaluation of applicants will commence immediately.
Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview on April 7 or April 8, 2021
This vacancy will close at COB, April 2, 2021; however, if it is determined that there is an adequate applicant pool prior to this date; the position may close as early as March 15, 2021.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
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)
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.
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 472.2for additional information.
HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Johnson, Dana Elizabeth
Vacancy Name: IRC84104
Organization Name NSPI-DO/Nuclear Security Production Integration
Minimum Salary 135800
Maximum Salary 235600
Req ID: IRC84104