Los Alamos National Laboratory Technical Project Manager 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
As a Technical Project Manager (TPM) for the Oracle Production Scheduling (OPS) team, you will lead the technical aspects of the implementation and execution of the OPS software that will be used as the ALDWP integrated schedule. This will include meeting with customers to understand the process flow, OPS modeling, OPS training & pilot testing, phased in product implementation and execution along with daily updates and required reporting.
The TPM will work directly with management, program managers and programmatic operational staff to coordinate and schedule preparations, publish schedules and oversee the OPS scheduling team in the planning, tracking & execution of the OPS schedule from initiation to completion. The TPM shall supervise the technical work of the OPS schedulers.
The TPM will establish technical requirements for OPS; manage and ensure the timely completion of discrete technical or operational requirements of OPS; define OPS deliverables, budgets and schedules. The TPM will assist the First Line Manager (FLM) with developing work packages that define what will be accomplished to meet the specific programmatic needs, staffing plans and produce the work products defined by the work packages.
The selected candidate’s responsibilities include the ability to develop work package scope, deliverables, resources and forecasting methodologies.
The TPM will apply advanced knowledge and experience in developing project plans, detailed work breakdown structures, negotiating work packages, and assigning various aspects of work to complete deliverables. Without considerable direction, the TPM will monitor performance, change control, OPS scope, schedule, budget and technical baselines.
The TPM will manage change requests, baseline change proposals and reporting metrics between line and program management. Identify potential risks and develop risk mitigation strategies & corrective actions. The TPM will assist with the coordination of customer meetings, workshops and assessments and will have frequent interaction with management and the production line organizations.
Without considerable direction, the selected candidate will serve as the primary spokesperson to report project status and issues to the FLM, Group Leader and to laboratory senior managers and workers.
This description is not intended to be a complete statement of every aspect of the position but rather to act as a guide to the essential functions to be performed. Assigned functions of this job may vary and other duties and responsibilities may be assigned or changed at the discretion of management.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Expert-level knowledge of and consultative experience in all aspects of project management of technical or operational work, including developing project plans, work breakdown structures, and work packages; managing to scope, schedule, budget, and technical baselines; and documenting baseline reports and change control actions.
Expert-level knowledge of the technical or operational discipline of the assigned project.
Consultative experience in developing and nurturing effective high-level internal and/or external customer relationships.
Proven ability to successfully plan, organize, lead, and monitor a wide variety of team efforts to completion.
Proven ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
Oracle Business Systems
Demonstrated advanced skills working knowledge of Oracle Business Systems and Oracle Production Scheduling.
Communication and Customer Interactions
Demonstrated ability to manage customer interface with program and line management as well as excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills as evidenced by public speaking at conferences, presenting briefings to stakeholders, etc. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.
Demonstrated exceptional customer service skills and the ability to provide clear, concise support and guidance to others in sometimes-stressful situations. Experience interacting professionally with all types of personnel, including external interfaces and executive management.
Computing/Business Systems and Software
Excellent capabilities with all LANL standard business systems, including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and SharePoint.
Demonstrated high attention to detail including strong organizational skills, analytical thinking, observational skills and problem-solving skills. Proven ability to multi-task and adjust to the workings of a dynamic environment.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Clearance.
Education and Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 12 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. A Project Management Institute certification is desired for this level.
Active DOE “Q” clearance
Enrolled in HRP
Note to Applicants:
For full consideration, submit a comprehensive resume reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.
This vacancy will close on August 13, 2021, midnight Mountain Standard Time. Note, if it is determined that there is an adequate applicant pool prior to this date; the position may close as early as July 21, 2021.
This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.
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. 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.
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 Mondragon, Kimberly (Kim)
Work Telephone 505-551-4409
Vacancy Name: IRC86791
Organization Name ORI-3/Supply Chain Management
Minimum Salary 135800
Maximum Salary 235600
Req ID: IRC86791
Category: Project Management