Los Alamos National Laboratory Program Manager 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Nuclear Security Production Integration Division is looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Program Manager (PM) 2 to work with the surveillance lead program manager and weapon production agencies to integrate planning, and improved production scheduling.
As a PM, you will support a diverse portfolio of nuclear weapon systems and components. You will collaborate with line managers, other surveillance program managers and with Federal sponsors. The PM role supports the technical and administrative functions including planning, scheduling, budgeting, customer service, and production. You will provide leadership, vision, and strategic and tactical planning for execution of an assigned portfolio consisting of mid-sized and/or moderately complex programs impacting multiple organizations. You will negotiate, authorize, and direct the use of resources to meet work scope, schedules, budgets, and Laboratory goals and provide direction in the planning, tracking, and execution of program plans. You will also integrate moderately complex program work 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: Working knowledge and demonstrated experience in project management of technical or operational work, including developing project plans, work schedules, work packages or work orders; managing to scope, schedule, budget, and technical baselines; and documenting baseline reports and change control actions.
Technical Aptitude: Ability to successfully execute Master Scheduler responsibilities (planning, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring milestone deliverables) for multiple programmatic elements. Thorough understanding of production/manufacturing based tools and processes. Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and govern Work Breakdown Structures, Project Management software applications, and associated project management fields. Working knowledge and demonstrated experience and technical leadership in aspects of project management for a project, program, or operational activities.
Collaboration: Demonstrated experience in working effectively and calmly under pressure of deadlines and changing priorities, including taking the initiative and assuming responsibility for organization, prioritization and driving of multiple tasks to completion. Proven success working independently and as a contributing member of a team: being able to interact effectively with all levels of personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts. Working knowledge and demonstrated working experience on an integrated team.
Communication: Ability to develop and nurture effective mid-level internal customer relationships. Excellent oral and written communication skills including conducting presentations to various audiences.
Education: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 5 years of directly related technical and project management experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Educational Requirement: Applicable master’s degree and industry certification.
Leadership: Eight years applicable experience of demonstrated increasing responsibility. Demonstrated leadership in developing and executing complex organizational interface agreements, funding cost models, or similar integration tools. Direct operational or associated technical management. Experience working with senior leaders, program managers, and Federal sponsors.
LANL Production Operations Knowledge: Working knowledge of regulatory and Laboratory requirements related to programmatic work of assigned portfolio(s). Working knowledge of LANL.
Project Management: Experience utilizing formal Earned Value Management System (EVMS) principles to help manage a project/program.
Note to Applicants:
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 May 19 or May 20, 2021
This vacancy will close at COB, May 14, 2021; however, if it is determined that there is an adequate applicant pool prior to this date; the position may close as early as May 7, 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.
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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Gonzales, Jesse J
Vacancy Name: IRC84939
Organization Name NSPI-SSM/NSPI Space & Stockpile Management
Minimum Salary 103500
Maximum Salary 172800
Req ID: IRC84939