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Project Controls Group Leader

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

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We have multiple openings for Project Controls Group Leaders with programmatic and administrative responsibilities to support the Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) Project Controls Manager. You will support the management and oversight of the earned value management systems, including lead responsibilities for WCI Projects that require Project Controls Support for integrated schedules, budgets, and reporting efforts in coordination with the WCI Project Controls Manager and the relevant Program Offices. These positions are in the Defense Technologies Engineering Division (DTED), within the Engineering Directorate.

These positions will be filled at either the TSL.3 or TSL.4 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

Essential Duties
- Developing, maintaining, and reporting earned value on the W80-4 LEP and W87-1 integrated schedules and budgets for WCI and the supporting programs of Weapon Technologies Engineering (WTE) Program and Weapon Physics and Design (WPD). You may also have responsibility for implementation and oversight of WCI project controls systems as required by upcoming programs/projects.
- Provide project management expertise for all project aspects of the WCI Projects that require Enhanced Program Management Execution; lead and implement strategic planning and formulate LEP project goals and deliverables to support mission objectives ensuring compliance with DOE/NNSA/federal and state regulations and applicable laws.
- Assist in the development and maintenance of project organizational elements and artifacts to include Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS), Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and WBS Dictionaries, Phase codes, Control Account Authorizations, Work Package Authorizations, Basis of Estimates (BOE); assist in the development and maintenance of the Performance Measurement Baselines through the application of project management principles using earned value management (EVM).
- Assist in the establishment and/or maintenance of an integrated master schedule to ensure the project is aligned to key project milestones and completed within agreed upon time and cost constraints, using industry standard project scheduling practices, schedule quality and risk assessments and corrective action plans.
- Assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of streamlined data systems and processes to ensure the production and dissemination of comprehensive, accurate, timely, consistent, and relevant project controls earned value information on a monthly basis, and as required.
- Develop and maintain project control procedures consistent with Program and Sponsor needs that integrate with WCI and laboratory policies and procedures.
- Provide effective leadership and oversight to the project controls staff, including the hiring of staff, writing of performance appraisals, timecards, team building, and performance/salary management.
- Promote open communication, collaboration and feedback between the sponsor, program management, technical teams, and the project controls staff
- Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition at the TSL.4 Level
- Lead and implement strategic project controls data systems and processes to support WCIs program and projects with project controls and Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
- Lead development and standup of project organizational elements and artifacts of WCIs program and projects as well as lead schedule development and cost estimates through the application of project management principles using earned value management (EVM).
- Act as the LLNL spokesperson for project controls discussions with Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) counterparts andNNSA Federal Program Office.

Qualifications
- Bachelors degree in relevant functional discipline or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Significant experience directing and planning project controls/management and analyzing and solving complex problems in innovative and effective ways and defining appropriate responsibilities, accountabilities, and authorities.
- Expert knowledge and understanding of project management tools and techniques, including work planning, scheduling, cost estimating, analyzing and managing budgets, risk management, and project controls reporting.
- Experience in personnel administration, and training of technical and nontechnical personnel with experience presenting project controls information to client/management.
- Expert communication, facilitation, and collaboration skills necessary to effectively present, explain, and advise senior management and external sponsors.
- Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively and in a multidisciplinary team environment and ability to coordinate work and goals on multiple simultaneous projects effectively.
- Ability to travel.

In Addition at the TSL.4 Level
- Lead and implement strategic project controls data systems and processes to support WCIs program and projects with project controls and Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
- Significant technical experience and knowledge in Laboratory and/or NNSA program execution.
- Extensive experience and ability to deliver innovative solutions by applying cutting-edge technologies.

Desired Qualifications
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
- Expert knowledge and understanding of project controls systems and current industry and technical developments.
- Experience with Oracle Financial Systems, Primavera P6, Cobra, wInsight, Empower, Tableau, Acumen.
- Experience with LLNL and DOE/NNSA financial policies and procedures, and Contract DE-AC52-07NA27344 requirements.
- Familiar with Department of Defense (DoD) 5000 and NNSA 6.x acquisition processes.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam: A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance: This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire.For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2.

Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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Posted: 2020-09-17 Expires: 2020-11-19

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