Los Alamos National Laboratory A-1 Information Systems & Modeling Project Manager 3 (Technical Project Manager 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The project manager provides leadership and overall management of an assigned technical portfolio, which may be large or small in total budget and may encompass one or more discrete programs. The project manager brokers with customers and individual researchers or research groups/programs to determine what work will be done to meet the customers’ needs, general timeframes, and funding requirements. The project manager is expected to develop working relationships that span existing internal and/or external institutional missions and extend into new opportunities as policies, missions, and opportunities evolve. Programs are a complex set of related activities needed to produce products or services over time to meet customer requirements within a given mission area. Programs are often ongoing over multiple years and evolve in response to the customers’ changing needs. The customer may be an external body, such as a federal agency, or may be an internal organization within the Laboratory. Programs often are funded by a specific source, but may comprise similar activities funded by multiple sources. Specific to A-1, the project manager will provide leadership and work on efforts related to complex system modeling, analysis and simulation for threats, mitigation, response and recovery, including the development of tools and written reports. It is expected that the project manager will focus on one large effort within A-1, but may be asked to support similar activities within A-Division and Global Security Program Offices.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Project Management: Professional level of knowledge and experience in project management of technical or operational work, including the development of project plans, work breakdown structures, and work packages; managing to scope, schedule, budget, and technical baselines; and documenting baseline reports and change control actions.
Communication: Excellent interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated experience interfacing with one or more internal/external customer to develop, negotiate and define mission goals and programmatic deliverables.
Safety & Security: Assures safety and security compliance, maintains required safety and security training, , and makes safety and security an integral part of every task, including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.
Collaboration/Problem Solving: Demonstrated record of successfully leading cross-organizational teams to ensure products and/or services are delivered within budget and on schedule. Strong Robust conflict resolution skills, with the ability to interact effectively, build trust, and gain consensus with all levels of internal or external employees is required.
Portfolio Management: Applies knowledge and experience to develop an execution/implementation plan that covers the programmatic work from conception to completion (e.g. overseeing the development and final release of program/project management plans, i.e. work packages).
Education/Experience :Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 8 years’ experience in one of the following functions: engineering, procurement or construction leading to a thorough understanding of the knowledge described above; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Experience advocating for and working with national security missions or operations.
Experience working with diverse technical efforts.
Working experience in financial efforts, specifically with LANL financial systems.
Demonstrated experience working with challenging and unpredictable external stakeholders.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Wilson, Amber
Vacancy Name: IRC83938
Organization Name A-1/Information Systems & Modeling
Minimum Salary 110400
Maximum Salary 186300
Req ID: IRC83938
Category: Project Management