HR Project Manager

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2019 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have an opening for a HR Project Manager. You will lead governance and compliance management, organizational performance reporting and measurement, business case analysis, and operational improvements. This position is in the Strategic Human Resources Management (SHRM) Directorate and will work closely with the leadership team and across functions to develop and implement strategies that will improve human resources business practices.

Essential Duties
- Manage small, medium and large-scale projects that may have institutional impact in support of the current and evolving business needs of SHRM.
- Create and manage strategic project schedules and budget, some using earned value management techniques.
- Identify budget and workforce needs and prepare funding requests.
- Plan and estimate staff required for projects, as well as other resources.
- Assign and direct work of business analysts, functional team members, and technical analysts as applicable.
- Analyze and evaluate administrative operations and develop recommendations for implementation of new systems and/or procedures; conduct gap analysis and diagrams workflows.
- Establish project management practices, processes and tools.
- Plans for project risk and performs risk management with management and customers/clients.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition at the E05.4 level:
- Direct institutional scale projects; works under consultative direction toward strategic goals and objectives.
- Develop and manage a project portfolio management program.
- Establish and drive project management methodologies; mentor others on how to apply these methodologies.

- Bachelors degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field, or equivalent combination of extensive experience and education in a related business, operational and/or organizational area.
- Advanced knowledge and understanding of project management principles, concepts, practices, standards, processes and systems.
- Advanced experience leading small, medium, and large-scale or institutional projects demonstrating project management, business analysis and business process improvement skills.
- Experience conducting business analysis and facilitating teams through various project stages (e.g., requirements sessions, design reviews).
- Experience building effective multi-disciplinary, multi-directorate teams to accomplish shared goals.
- Experience successfully communicating strategic large-scale project scope, objectives, benefits, risks, etc. to management.
- Experience negotiating, motivating, persuading and delegating to achieve project objectives.
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills; effective interpersonal skills.

In Addition at the E05.4 level:
- Experience leveraging relationships to accomplish institution-wide goals.
- Advanced experience utilizing comprehensive knowledge of project management techniques to accomplish high-visibility, institution-wide projects.
- Ability to communicate strategic institutional level project scope, objectives, benefits, and risks to senior management.

Desired Qualifications
- Professional project management (PMP) certification.
- Knowledge of and experience with Agile project management methodologies.
- Functional and technical knowledge of HRMS applications.

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 a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, wewill initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if youmeet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

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

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applyingcutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.1 billion, employing approximately 6,800 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Livermore, CA 94550

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