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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Program Manager 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Join our world class team! The Program Owner Representatives (POR) Division is looking for enthusiastic and ambitious Program Managers to work in our Project Development (POR-1) group. The Program Manager will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and support in many functional areas within POR, which conducts the plutonium strategy mission and program scope for Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). They will take responsibility as a Project Owner Representative on specific projects and work with other PORs and Facility Project Owners (FPOs) assigned to each project within the POR portfolio to provide knowledge and expertise in day-to-day activities to ensure that program requirements are successfully achieved. They will integrate across capital construction and programmatic equipment projects and interface with key stakeholders and customers at the LANL senior management level (Director’s Office, Deputy Director for Weapons [DDW], Capital Projects Directorate [ALDCP], Facilities and Operations Directorate [ALDOPS], and other Directorate offices) and federal customers (Defense Programs [NA-10, NA-196], Acquisition and Project Management [NA-APM, LANL APM] and the Los Alamos Site Office [NA-LA]) who support the equipment and infrastructure strategy for ALD Weapons Production.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Program Management:

Advanced experience with project planning and initiation activities including interface with local and federal program offices and other funding organizations (i.e., sponsor agency) to determine mission need and objectives. Ability to independently negotiate, authorize, and direct the use of resources to meet work scope, schedules, budgets, and Laboratory goals, including subcontractors. Ability to provide independent verification and oversight to the project execution activities accomplished by others. Ability to manage the interfaces between program, project, and line management, to ensure exemplary cost/schedule performance, and monitoring and tracking cost, schedule, and progress against milestones. Experience with identifying potential program and project risks; developing risk mitigation strategies and corrective actions; and recommending risk acceptance/avoidance for all aspects of the program as well as identify and outline various funding profile options and scenarios.


Experience maintaining partnerships and strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders and operating programmatic organizations. Experience in implementing procedures, policies, guides or other formal documents, demonstrating compliance with project control standards. Demonstrated experience and the ability to build and grow internal relationships and effectively team across multidiscipline organizations. Demonstrate experience interacting effectively with all levels of Laboratory personnel, federal management, and DOE sites.

Nuclear Experience:

Demonstrated experience with nuclear facilities operations requirements, including safety, safeguards and security, radiation protection, waste management, criticality safety, conduct of operations, and Quality Assurance/Quality Control. Demonstrated experience in aspects of technical or operational work in a nuclear or radiological facility as well as experience with the design, installation, and startup of programmatic equipment and gloveboxes; including management assessment requirements.


Ability to provide leadership to both direct and deployed staff in the planning, tracking, and execution of program plans. Excellent communication skills and experience supervising, mentoring, developing and motivating a team of professionals. Demonstrated record of effective teamwork and leadership; ability to prioritize multiple priorities and successfully manage schedules.


Position requires a related bachelor’s degree and eight years of related program management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, post graduate course work may be desirable. Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Engineering, Material Science or related technical field preferred.

Desired Qualifications:

Advanced Nuclear Experience:

Demonstrated experience interacting/interfacing with Laboratory divisions/groups and NNSA federal counterparts.

Project/Program Management Experience:

Advanced knowledge of Project Management fundamentals, including P6, EVMS, and other Project Controls related tools. Knowledge of and experience in program development and strategic planning.


Experience in developing and presenting formal project or program reviews to NNSA, DoD, or other external stakeholders. Demonstrated experience in developing and fostering successful cross-organizational teams to solve complex problems.


Active DOE Q Clearance

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. 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.

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.

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 Johnson, Dana Elizabeth
Email danaj@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC81616
Organization Name POR-1/Project Development & Integration
Minimum Salary 122200
Maximum Salary 205900
Req ID: IRC81616
Category: Project Management