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Quantum Information Science Program Manager
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berkeley, CA 94720
DescriptionBerkeley Lab (LBNL) is the home of world-class team science in service to the nation, and leads the Quantum Systems Accelerator (QSA), a 15-institution quantum information science (QIS) research center. Berkeley Lab’s Applied Math and Computational Research Division has an opening for a Quantum Information Science (QIS) Program Manager to support the QSA in achieving strategic program goals, maintaining relationships with high-level stakeholders in the academic, national laboratory, and industrial landscape, and managing the day-to-day operational aspects of scientific research and related quantum ecosystem activities.
RequirementsWhat is Required: • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a related field and/or equivalent training experience with 5 years of work experience including program planning, scheduling, and budgeting. • Knowledge of scientific laboratory governance, policy and planning at the University and National Levels. • General knowledge of program manager principles and tools. • Experience coordinating the planning efforts for diverse programs of moderate size or portions of major programs. • Experience anticipating potential customer needs and new research opportunities. • Experience with accounting and budgeting principles and computer-based reporting systems. • Demonstrated record in diplomacy, discretion, and trustworthiness. • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate and influence effectively with all levels of staff, faculty, funding agencies, alumni/donors, students and external constituents, both verbally and in writing. • Ability to manage others effectively, particularly in a non-hierarchical environment (experience with management styles that utilize persuasion rather than using authority to achieve collaborative goals and solutions). • Ability to develop new organizational structures, processes, and policies in accordance with emerging strategies. • Ability to work independently and within cross-functional teams to achieve desired outcomes • Advanced analytical/problem-solving skills. • Ability to work calmly and maintain good judgment in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. • Effective at time- and project-management skills with the ability to prioritize work assignments, work collaboratively with others, and adjust schedules based on changing requirements. • Familiarity with project management principles and tools. Desired Qualifications: • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a related field and/or equivalent training experience and 8 years of related work experience in management of large programs and/or program management. • Experience coordinating and/or leading the planning and control for moderate to large, complex programs. • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in all aspects of program/ initiative planning, budgeting, and scheduling. • Demonstrated success consulting and working effectively with senior leadership within a large organization. • Familiarity with DOE National Laboratory management and policies. • Active membership in scientific societies relevant to QIS.
Company DescriptionBerkeley 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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