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Business Management - Global Protocol Professional (Mid-Career) Limited-Term Employee (LTE)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Bidder Eligibility:

This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years.

Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.

Level promotions (Member to Senior) may be permitted, but are not guaranteed, on this requisition.

Employees must remain in their current position for one year before applying for a new position, with the exception of student interns. Application of this requirement will not supersede collective bargaining agreements. See collective bargaining labor agreements for represented bidder eligibility requirements for represented employees.

Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a Business Management Professional who is experienced, self-starting, team-oriented candidate that will serve as a 10669 Business Management Professional (BMP) focused on Global Event Logistics dedicated to support the Global Security and Cooperation Center (Center 6800) programs. Specifically, this job will include domestic and international event logistics to support complex country portfolios. The BMP will closely team with a wide range of stakeholders, both internal and external, including technical staff, project managers, managers, and senior leadership to ensure, among other elements, that risks and opportunities in ever-changing political climates are integrated with project mission and Sandia Corporate Policy. This person will work independently on a variety of assignments, developing solutions to specific problems that are generated when working within a dynamic and fast-paced international program, including but not limited to project requirements, cost management, quality management, communication management, risk and opportunity management, and procurement management.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Provide business and diplomatic expertise for organizations, projects, and programs that involve international cooperation.

+ Provide onsite international event management with Sandia business and technical personnel to maintain compliance and execute mission critical events while minimizing challenges.

+ Facilitate communication with high-level U.S. and foreign governmental staff.

+ Enforce Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) analysis, as provided by SNL Legal, with regards to providing hospitalities to Foreign Officials.

+ Adhere to Foreign Interactions Office, badge office and KAFB guidelines for hosting foreign nationals.

+ Investigate, coordinate, negotiate, and manage contracts for major hotel accommodations and services, air and ground transportation, communications and facilities support, program functions, and similar activities to support Sandia’s international programs and ensure compliance with Sandia’s safety and security regulations as well as corporate policies.

+ Develop and understand budgets, project schedules, workflow procedures, and reports, staying within fiscal parameters and due diligence.

+ Place purchase orders.

+ Prep material for hand-carry.

+ Set up virtual trainings on remote platforms and provide facilitation during the remote training event.

+ Support events in different time zones which may require working outside of normal business hours and weekends.

+ Adhere to Sandia corporate policy and procedures while using the Global Protocol Card.

+ Travel internationally to ensure success of the event, as needed.

Qualifications We Require:

+ Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline plus five or more years of directly related experience, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience

+ Equivalent experience in lieu of degree must be directly related experience that demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the job

+ Demonstrated planning and event management experience

+ Experience with Microsoft Office especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

+ Experience with foreign national interactions and international travel

+ Ability to apply international business best practices with diplomacy

+ Effective and demonstrated negotiation skills

+ Strong analytical skills including the ability to interpret complex data from a variety of sources

+ Excellent oral, written, and customer service skills

+ Ability to interact effectively and build working relationships with all levels of internal and external personnel

+ Ability to work on multiple projects, concurrently, in a fast-paced, changing environment

+ Strong cultural sensitivity and ability to work successfully across a diverse global business landscape

+ Ability to travel internationally

+ Foreign Language proficiency

About Our Team:

The International Cooperative Threat Reduction (ICTR) Business Office, 10669, provides operational and administrative business partnership to the Laboratories and the departments in the International Cooperative Threat Reduction group with a mission to promote international technical cooperation for a more peaceful world. Their purpose is to enhance US national security by developing and implementing innovative solutions for countering biological and chemical threats globally. The 10669 business team enables the success of the Laboratories and its missions by providing operational and business expertise in areas such as project management, financial and information management.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

+ Extraordinary co-workers

+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

+ Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

+ Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

Job ID: 683610



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-06

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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Business Management - Global Protocol Professional (Mid-Career) Limited-Term Employee (LTE)

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Albuquerque, NM 87102

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