Program Manager

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Published: June 29, 2022
Location
1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, California
Skill Level
Senior Level
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Program Management
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Description

From the infinite scale of the universe to the infinitesimal scale of subatomic particles, researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – Berkeley Lab – are advancing the scope of human knowledge and seeking science solutions to some of the greatest problems facing humankind. Scientific excellence and an unparalleled record of achievement have been the hallmarks of this Laboratory since it was founded in 1931.

Overview

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s (LBNL, https://www.lbl.gov/) Building Technology and Urban Systems (BTUS, https://buildings.lbl.gov/) Division has an opening for a Program Manager (PM) to join the team.

In this exciting role, you will coordinate the planning efforts for programs of limited to moderate scope and size. You will prepare and coordinate program scheduling and budgeting. You will formulate and recommend corrective actions, such as schedule revisions, funding allocations, and staffing levels. You will support development/update of subcontractors’ scopes of work. You will develop program status reports and presentations. Your role will involve support for project-related outreach activities and maintenance of project-related resources. 

What You Will Do:

  • Coordinate the planning efforts for programs of limited to moderate scope and size.
  • Prepare and coordinate program scheduling and budgeting.
  • Working with other program staff, PM1 will formulate and recommend corrective actions, such as schedule revisions, funding allocations, and staffing levels.
  • Develop program status reports and presentations.
  • Support development/update of subcontractors’ scopes of work.
  • Support project-related outreach activities and maintenance of project-related resource.
  • Interact with program team leader and members. Participate in program review meetings with sponsors and advisory committees. Interact closely with program lead. Maintaininternal and some external contacts.

Additional Responsibilities as needed:

  • Conduct basic spreadsheet analysis and charting of project-related data.

Qualifications

What is Required:

  • 2 to 5 years experience in program administration and planning or equivalent combination. 
  • Experience with software systems, e.g., Google Suite, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,  and various calendar and email systems.
  • Knowledge of accounting and budgeting principles and computer-based applications/tools needed for program management.
  • Professional concepts in program/ initiative planning, budgeting, and scheduling.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in projects’ scope, as dictated by principal investigator (PI) or team lead based on evolving project funder requirements and in-progress research findings.
  • Ability to manage projects within a matrixed environment, with support of PI or team lead.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Experience with commercial building energy efficiency programs.
  • Experience managing research projects or programs.
  • Skill in organizing in-person and remote engagement with experts, stakeholders, technology vendors.
  • Experience updating website content.
  • Ability to write technical content for general audience.
  • Familiarity with Smartsheet software.

Notes:

  • This is a full time, 1 year, term appointment with the possibility of extension or conversion to Career appointment based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs.
  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
  • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

How To Apply

  • Please click "Apply on Company Website" below to apply directly online and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process. 
  • For full consideration, please apply by Monday, July 18, 2022 with the following application materials:
    • Cover Letter - Describe your interest in this position and the relevance of your background.
    • Resume.

Based on University of California Policy - SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program and U.S Federal Government requirements, Berkeley Lab requires that all members of our community obtain the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they are eligible. As a condition of employment at Berkeley Lab, all Covered Individuals must Participate in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program by providing proof of Full Vaccination or submitting a request for Exception or Deferral. Visit covid.lbl.gov (http://covid.lbl.gov/) for more information.

Berkeley Lab is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA, https://diversity.lbl.gov/ideaberkeleylab/) and strives to continue building community with these shared values and commitments. Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We heartily welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and all who would contribute to the Lab's mission of leading scientific discovery, inclusion, and professionalism. In support of our diverse global community, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

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