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Los Alamos National Laboratory Surveillance Deputy Program Manager (Program Manager 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

As a deputy program manager within Space and Stockpile Management (SSM) group of the Integrated Nuclear Programs (INP) Division you will support management of surveillance work within the LANL Production Agency. This position reports directly to the Project-Program Director 5 for INP-SSM.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Support the development of baselined scope, schedule, budget and milestones, balancing the needs of the customer, the program, and the institution as a whole. Negotiate, authorize, and direct the use of resources to meet Laboratory deliverables.

  • Support weapons surveillance reporting and documentation requirements. Identify potential portfolio risks, develop risk mitigation strategies and corrective actions, and recommend risk acceptance/avoidance for all aspects of surveillance within the Production Agency.

  • Serve as the Laboratory’s deputy spokesperson to report status, manage expectations, and warn of upcoming issues to Laboratory senior managers and the FPO.

  • Provide leadership, including tactical and strategic planning, for execution of the surveillance portfolio. Provide daily guidance / direction for control account managers and project control engineers.

  • Ensure integration with other Laboratory priorities and commitments, including safety, security, environmental compliance, quality, contractor assurance, and business imperatives.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Program Management: Advanced knowledge of all aspects of program or project management of technical or operational work, including defining work scope, schedules, budgets, quality, priorities, and performance milestones; developing cost, scope, and schedule baselines; reporting cost and schedule variance including earned value management; and managing change control and risk.

Portfolio Management: Knowledge of regulatory and Laboratory requirements related to programmatic work of assigned portfolio(s).

Leadership: Demonstrated ability to successfully manage a program and provide direction to a project management team.

Communication: Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills. Demonstrated experience interacting effectively with all levels of internal and/or external personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.

Collaboration: Demonstrated experience developing and nurturing effective internal and/or external customer relationships.

Education Required: 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 occupation. At this level an advanced degree may be expected.

Desired Qualifications:

LANL: Advanced knowledge of the technical or operational disciplines of the weapons surveillance portfolio.

Nuclear/High Hazard: Hands-on experience working in high-hazard nuclear and/or high-explosive facilities.

Leadership: Demonstrated experience and leadership in developing and executing complex organizational interface agreements, funding cost models, or similar integration tools.

Project Management: Experience utilizing formal Earned Value Management System (EVMS) principles to help manage a project/program.

Note to Applicants:

  • Frequent (as often as 2-3 times/month) travel to interface with external customers is necessary.

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

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)

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.

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.

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 Tapia, Margaret L (Margie)
Email margiet@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC89863
Organization Name INP-SSM/Space & Stockpile Management
Minimum Salary 125200
Maximum Salary 210600
Req ID: IRC89863
Category: Project Management