Manager, Business Operations and Reporting
Argonne National Laboratory - Chicago, IL

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In this new Manager, Business Operations & Reporting position, you will be responsible for all administrative, strategic, and programmatic issues related to TDC operations. The four main areas of responsibility are extensive management reporting, divisional R&D GAP funding programs, commercialization marketing, and oversight of the division's administrative functions. An important role for this position is being the point of contact for all requests for various standard and ad hoc reports requested by internal stakeholders, DOE, federal and state regulatory agencies.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


Excellent verbal and written communication as well as organizational skills.

Capability to work with top-level management in DOE, other federal agencies, private sector organizations and academia,

Experience with problem definition, program formulation and activity implementation within the context of commercialization and multi-organizational programs,

Proven strong analytical skills in finance and budgeting,

Proven ability to manage a multi-unit organization and support personnel associated with the various functions,

Proven leadership, team-orientation and diplomacy skills,

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously,

Ability to work successfully with the Laboratory including researchers, management and staff; ability to work successfully with external organizations and individuals on behalf of TDC, and


Experience with complex reporting, including the ability to gather data, assimilate, organize, and clearly articulate results required; familiarity with information systems design and implementation, from business process mapping and optimization, and systems analysis to systems specification and project execution,

Experience in research, marketing and sales in appropriate sector setting (non-profit or industry),

Experience in business operations and planning,

Knowledge of technology transfer processes,

Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative,

Ability to read or prepare detailed documents, problem solve, train, reason, interact effectively with clients, handle concurrent tasks, and work with changing priorities; flexibility to abstract experience and adapt it to the situation at hand; independence, creativity, and initiative to conceptualize TDC business model and operating procedures, and how they may be improved; forecasting capability, and

Ability to use computer for extended periods, proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; regular attendance.


Master's degree required, preferably in accounting, business management or information technology, and

Ten years of experience in general management and/or management of accounting and finance, information systems, and/or intellectual property of a large unit both at the operational and strategic level is required.

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