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Los Alamos National Laboratory Weapons Infrastructure Program Manager 2/3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC76572

Description

Job Title Weapons Infrastructure Program Manager 2/3

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name WI-PO/WEAPONS INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM OFFICE

Minimum Salary

Maximum Salary

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at eitherthe Program Manager 2/3 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

The Weapons Infrastructure Program Manager 2/3 (PM-2 or PM-3) provides leadership within an assigned program portfolio in the Weapons Infrastructure (WI) program. The selected candidate will work closely with the WI team of program managers under the limited direction of the Program Director to determine, plan, and oversee and execute work scope to meet federal customer (e.g., NA-50) needs, timeframes, and funding requirements within the Weapons Production Directorate (ALDWP). The PM-2/3 will leverage and strategically influence working relationships with internal LANL stakeholders and external stakeholders, including federal customers.

Program Manager 2 ($98,900 - $165,100)

The Program Manager 2 will provide leadership and overall management of an assigned technical or operational portfolio of a discrete program. The Program Manager 2 will work within the ALDWP WI team to broker with customers and individual programs to determine what work will be done to meet the customers’ needs, general timeframes, and funding requirements. The program manager is expected to develop working relationships that span existing internal and/or external institutional missions and support the extension of the working relationships into new opportunities as policies, missions, and opportunities evolve.

The successful candidate will:

  • Serve as the interface with one to three internal customers to strategize, develop, negotiate, communicate, and define program scope, in accordance with Laboratory and Weapons Programs missions and priorities, and to balance the best interests of the customers, the program, and LANL.

  • Provide leadership, vision, and tactical planning for assigned program scope, which requires integration across organizations.

  • Negotiate and schedule resources to meet work scope, schedules, budgets, and Weapons Infrastructure goals and deadlines.

  • Integrate program work with other Laboratory priorities and commitments, including safety, security, environmental compliance, quality, and business imperatives.

  • Apply knowledge and experience to identify project risks and mitigation strategies as required.

  • Work to identify upcoming strategic shifts of relevance to the institutional mission and warn leadership of potential issues and solutions.

Program Manager 3 ($119,700 - $201,700)

The Program Manager 3 will provide leadership and overall management of an assigned technical or operational portfolio of more than one discrete program. The Program Manager 3 will broker with customers and individual programs to determine what work will be done to meet the customers’ needs, general timeframes, and funding requirements and integrate with the other components of the ALDWP portfolio. The Program Manager 3 is expected to develop and expand working relationships that span existing internal and/or external institutional missions and extend relationships to support new opportunities as policies, missions, and opportunities evolve.

In addition to the duties outlined above, the (higher level title) will be required to:

  • Serve as the interface with mutliple internal customers and interface with external customers to strategize, develop, negotiate, communicate, and define program scope, in accordance with Laboratory and Weapons Programs missions and priorities, and to balance the best interests of the customers, the program, and LANL.

  • Provide leadership, vision, and tactical planning for assigned program scope and integrate within the ALDWP portfolio, which requires multidisciplinary interfaces and integration across organizations and programs.

  • Negotiate and schedule resources to meet work scope, schedules, budgets, and Weapons Infrastructure goals and deadlines and integrate with other programs to coordinate milestone executions.

  • Apply knowledge and experience to identify project risks and mitigation strategies as required to include scope external to their specific portfolio.

  • Work to identify upcoming strategic shifts of relevance to the institutional mission and warn leadership of potential issues and solutions.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in the technical or operational discipline in one or more of the following: capital line item construction projects or general plant projects, nuclear facilities, and/or nuclear facilities-related programs/projects/line management. Experience with these projects should include one or more of the following elements: safety, safeguards, security, radiation protection, waste management, criticality safety, conduct of operations, and quality assurance/quality control.

  • Demonstrated experience in program, line management, or project management in technical or operational work. This expertise includes defining work scope, schedules, budgets, priorities, and performance milestones; developing cost, scope, and schedule baselines; reporting cost and schedule variance; developing corrective action plans; and managing change control and risk.

  • E xperience in developing and nurturing effective customer and facility support integration relationships within the Laboratory and communicating with senior management.

  • Experience in effective interaction with personnel; addressing and closing issues while concurrently building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage a program, line organization, or project and provide direction to a project management team.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Clearance

Additional Job Requirements for Program Manager 3:

  • Demonstrated experience in the technical or operational discipline in one or more of the following: capital line item construction projects or general plant projects, nuclear facilities, and/or nuclear facilities-related programs/projects/line management. Experience with these projects should include one or more of the following elements: safety, safeguards, security, radiation protection, waste management, criticality safety, conduct of operations, and quality assurance/quality control.

In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the (higher level title) level requ i res:

  • Demonstrated experience in the technical or operational discipline in one or more of the following: capital line item construction projects or general plant projects, nuclear facilities, and/or nuclear facilities-related programs/projects/line management. Experience with these projects should include several of the following elements: safety, safeguards, security, radiation protection, waste management, criticality safety, conduct of operations, and quality assurance/quality control.

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects concurrently and integrate portfolio components with other programs or projects.

  • Experience working effectively with federal stakeholders and customers (e.g., NA-50, NA-10, Los Alamos Field Office, etc.).

  • Working knowledge of nuclear weapons and NNSA facilities that support the U.S. stockpile.

  • Demonstrates experience in identifying potential portfolio risks, developing risk mitigation strategies, and recommending risk acceptance/avoidance for all aspects of the assigned program(s).

Desired Skills

  • Active Q clearance and HRP

  • Specific knowledge of LANL facilities, programs, and projects related to Weapons Infrastructure.

  • Previous experience with the federal G2 reporting system.

Program Manager 2 Education Required: A bachelor’s degree required with at least 5 years of relevant experience.

Program Manager 3 Education Required: A bachelor’s degree required with at least 8 years of relevant experience.

Note to Applicants: Please provide a comprehensive cover letter that details how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Additional Details:

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.

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.

426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

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: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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 regards 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

Reporting to the Program Director of the Weapons Infrastructure (WI) Program Office which is responsible for management of the $450M annual program that funds operations and maintenance of weapons facilities. WI’s responsibilities include leading LANL planning, programming, and budgeting for operating of key facilities; interfacing with NNSA stakeholders/customers and LANL program/line management organizations; and providing program and project management support for related activities

Appointment Type Regular

Regular

Contact Details

Contact Name Greenhall, Ashley Nelsen

Email anelsen@lanl.gov

Work Telephone 505-667-8509

Req ID: IRC76572

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