What You Will Do
This position will be filled at either the Technical Program Manager 3/4 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.
Technical Program Manager 3 $127,800 - $215,000
The Integrated Safety Management (ISM) Program Manager will work within the Environment, Safety, Health, Quality, Security, and Safeguards Integration Office (ESHQSS-INT) to provide the strategic and tactical oversight and execution of all responsibilities encompassing development, implementation, and maintenance of ISM Systems (ISMS). Additional duties include assisting with the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), and other responsibilities assigned within the scope of ISM and Institutional Safety Improvement (ISI).
Integrated Safety Management (ISM) guides safe work performance in a manner that ensures adequate protection for employees, the public, and the environment. This includes exercising a degree of care commensurate with the work and the associated hazards, and ensuring that management of environment, safety, and health (ES&H) functions and activities is an integral and visible part of the work planning and execution processes.
Technical Program Manager 4 $138,700 - $240,500
In addition to what is outlined at the lower level, expert-level knowledge and consultative experience in all Minimum Job Requirements is required, including all areas of Technical Excellence, as well as fulfillment of or experience equivalent to the Desired Qualifications.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated success delivering programmatic leadership of safety-related technical or operational work with a focus on program evaluation to improve outcomes. Advanced knowledge of and successful experience in all aspects of program management of technical or operational work, including defining program work scope, schedules, budgets, priorities, and performance milestones; developing cost, scope, and schedule baselines; reporting cost and schedule variance; and managing change control and risk.
Strong knowledge of at least two of the following areas: regulatory requirements, guiding principles, and core safety management functions of ISMS; developing, verifying, and maintaining ISMS descriptions to meet DOE and DEAR regulations; evaluating and improving the effectiveness of existing ISMS and the strength of the existing safety culture; developing site-specific criteria for ISMS effectiveness and verification reviews and reviews of ISM declarations; and/or developing performance objectives, measures, and commitments that define expectations for implementation of ISMS. Superior task, time, and resource management skills with a strong ability to negotiate competing priorities and deadlines.
Collaboration and Coalition Building
Demonstrated successful experience developing and nurturing effective internal and external customer relationships, and with all levels of internal and external personnel. Strong ability to handle difficult and sensitive situations, using sound, independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines. Demonstrated ability to establish and promote a team culture that enables mutual trust, gaining consensus, and respectful conflict resolution.
Extensive demonstrated ability for preparing clear, concise, engaging, and informative presentations for all levels of audiences. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills that include formal reporting on program status to senior level management, program stakeholders, and regulatory inquiries. Ability to execute a comprehensive engagement and communications strategy that proactively maintains high stakeholder satisfaction and advances programmatic goals. Proactive and intuitive in keeping stakeholders and leadership informed of critical program needs, requirements, and issues.
Additional Job Requirements for Technical Program Manager 4: Expert-level knowledge and consultative experience in all Minimum Job Requirements, including all areas of Technical Excellence, as well as fulfillment of or experience equivalent to the Desired Qualifications.
Education/Experience at lower level: Position requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and 8 years of directly related technical and project management experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Education/Experience at higher level: Position requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and 12 years of directly related technical and project management experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Strong experience in all areas of Technical Excellence as it pertains to LANL and/or the DOE National Laboratories; advanced knowledge of LANL and/or DOE safety culture, programs, and practices.
Recent experience conducting comprehensive technical reviews, compiling data, and drafting content for reporting to regulatory agencies, preferably related to safety.
Professional certification in a safety discipline, project management, or other related area.
Active DOE Q clearance desired
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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 childbirth 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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.
*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 Policy Policy P701 for 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 call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.Employment Status Full Time