Los Alamos National Laboratory Program Director (Project-Program Director 6) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The GS‐NCCP Program Director (Project‐Program Director 6) position reports directly to the Senior Director for Global Security Programs and manages the GS‐NCCP office staff including Program Managers and Administrative Staff as assigned. The GS‐NCCP Program Director is responsible for the review, improvement, and execution of the current enduring NNSA NA80 programs. The GS-NCCP Program Director also ensures alignment of those activities with the organizational mission and vision objectives that include capability sustainment and growth in support of NA80 programs, improved relations with the weapons program, sustaining and growing our tri‐lab relations within the NA80 program, and sustaining and growing our DOJ and DoD relations. This position requires working knowledge of relevant NNSA, DOJ, and DoD agencies.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Establishment of goals, objectives, and metrics for Budget Authority (BA) in the GS-NCCP office
Collaborating with the other GS Program Offices [(National Security and Defense (GS-NSD), Intelligence and Emerging Threats (GS-IET), and Nuclear Nonproliferation & Security (GS-NNS)] in sponsor interaction and support
Collaborating with LANL directorates and organizations in fostering work across all technical divisions
Collaborating with LANL line managers in the establishment of technical content of the program in the GS-NCCP office
Coordinating and/or participating in LANL interactions with sponsors, partners, and tri-lab representatives within the Nuclear Counter-terrorism and Counter Proliferation community of interest
Maintaining detailed situational awareness of the status of execution of work (technical, budget, timeframe, etc.) at LANL in all of GS-NCCP areas
Teaming with line managers to identify and develop institutional capabilities to meet core missions of LANL by informing line organizations of future needs in GS-NCCP program areas
Internal LANL reporting including the Performance Evaluation and Measurement Plan (PEMP) and GS Dashboard processes
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated experience in program management, advocacy, strategic planning, resource planning and allocation in relation to Nuclear Counter-terrorism and Counter Proliferation programs
Broad range of technical experience or knowledge in areas such as Nuclear Counter Terrorism (NCT), Nuclear Emergency Support Teams (NEST), and Nuclear Technical Forensics (NTF)
Demonstrated ability to build and grow both internal and external organizational relationships
Experience in workforce planning that has included recruitment, retention, and mentoring staff
Experience managing and leading sensitive projects, facilities, and data systems with multi-level security requirements
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Experience interfacing with NNSA, DOJ, LANL, and DoD Senior Officials
Demonstrated experience in effective decision making and creative problem solving
Ability to obtain and maintain Q and SCI clearances, which typically requires U.S. citizenship
Education/Experience: Position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline and at least 15 years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced degree and Formal Project Management experience is preferred.
Active Q/SCI clearance
Experience as a Nuclear emergency responder
Note to Applicants: Along with a Resume or CV, please provide a detailed cover letter addressing each Minimum Job requirement and Desired Qualifications.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
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)
The Nuclear Counter-terrorism and Counter Proliferation (GS-NCCP) Program Office within the LANL’s Global Security organization provides its customers and partners with operation support and technical expertise from all divisions at LANL in the mission areas ofNuclear Counter Terrorism (NCT), Nuclear Emergency Support Teams (NEST), and Nuclear Technical Forensics (NTF) .
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/SCI (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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Frary, Suzanne R
Vacancy Name: IRC86231
Organization Name GS-NCCP/Nuclear Counterterrorism/Proliferation
Minimum Salary 179900
Maximum Salary 329600
Req ID: IRC86231