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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Staff Operations Manager 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

You will perform as the Staff Operations Manager (SOM – Formerly Chief of Staff) for Detonator Production (DP) Division. Reporting to the Division Leader, the SOM will function as a key member of the management team to enable business and operations excellence in support of the DP Division mission.

You will oversee and coordinate the day-to-day function of the DP 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. Function as a member of the DP Division management team and participate strategically and tactically in decisions impacting DP and its stakeholders across the Laboratory. Advise DP Division management and employees on operational and administrative issues where consistency across the division is necessary for effectiveness, efficiency, and institutional compliance and cost-savings.

You will partner with Human Resource on functions including developing strategic staffing plans and other workforce-related projects, developing job ads and tracking hiring activities, providing guidance to DP Division management on morale issues, coordinating and tracking of Performance and Salary Management processes, reviewing of hiring activities to allow Division Leader to make informed decisions. Represent DP Division management on activities, committees, and serve as a liaison in responding to institutional requests. Provide leadership and oversight for the administrative team.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

DOE Complex or External Experience: Experience in at least 2 of the following areas: safety, security, budget, training, human resources, or procurement. Extra consideration given for extensive knowledge of the laboratory’s structure and stakeholders as it relates to weapons production.

Initiative: Working to independently and collaboratively 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.

Collaboration: Provide support at alllevels, up to senior and executive management; working effectively with both internal external customers, to gain consensus, build teams, and resolve conflict.

Project/Program Management: Organize complex programs and projects through prioritization and teaming with others.

Values and Behaviors: Foster positive working relationships, institutional values, staff productivity, customer satisfaction and buy-in.

Strategic Planning: Strategic planning both leading strategic planning activities and as well as participating on teams, with experience of implementing strategic plans.

Leadership: Provide positive leadership and managing administrative staff effectively.

Communication: Strong interpersonal, presentation, and written skills; demonstrated by relationships built. Experience giving briefings and presentations.

Education/Experience :Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience, directly.

Desired Qualifications:

Human resources: Experience specifically in one or more of the following: talent acquisition, workforce management and development, performance management.

Budgets: Experience with budgets and financial controls to include responsibility for business stewardship.

Continuous Improvement: Experience leading or being a contributing member of continuous improvement; experience with continuous improvement (CI) efforts, such as Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, or other methodologies a plus.

Note to Applicants: For full consideration, submit a comprehensive resume reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.

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.

  • 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. See DOE 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 at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to Laboratory Policy P701 for 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

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)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Martinez, Loren Urban
Email lmartinez@lanl.gov
Work Telephone 505-665-4945
Vacancy Name: IRC81993
Organization Name DP-DO/Detonator Production - Division Office
Minimum Salary 91800
Maximum Salary 151400
Req ID: IRC81993
Category: Other