Salary - potential to increase with truly exceptional performance at assessment
UNLEASH YOUR POTENTIAL
At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. https://www.leidos.com/company/global/uk-europe
Are you ready for your next career challenge?
We currently have a vacancy for a Project Manager working on a flagship programme, delivering large scale Cloud Transformation in the UK using agile methodologies. The successful candidate will lead the effective delivery of high profile training activities.
The successful candidate must have hands on experience of managing projects and supporting Sub-contractors. Reporting to the Portfolio Lead with accountability to key stakeholders and the MPS Customer counterpart and the MPS Programme Director, this is a pivotal role within Leidos UK.
Manage and own delivery of training activities, owning the delivery plan and managing delivery within agreed tolerances
Manage the Workstream financial budget, tracking spend and managing financial processes and working to cost
Manage the Sub-contractor delivering the supporting documentation and plans for training
Responsible for managing training deliverables across the project at any one time
Working with multi-disciplined teams you will be responsible for ensuring there is clear prioritisation, communication and delivery of training solutions
Own the training team processes, ensuring standard approaches are adopted and maintained
Facilitating all training workshops and liaison activities.
Coach teams and clients to enhance their agility and help them develop
Use varying tools and techniques to identify and drive improvements to quality and delivery
Use appropriate metrics to track and forecast delivery
Manage dependencies and expectations and highlight and improve inefficiencies in ways of working
Enable teams by identifying and removing risks and impediments, articulate risks and manage expectations accordingly
Reporting progress and exceptions at the relevant level to support progress monitoring
Balancing internal and external stakeholder inputs against the scope
Prioritise tasks for other teams based on project delivery
Experience in managing team training requirements, analysis and planning
Experienced Project Manager with proven ability to prioritise work and resources across engagements based on short and long-term needs
Experience in planning and delivering tasks through engagement with technical colleagues and customers
Experience of managing a Sub-Contractor
Excellent presentation skills and communication abilities at all levels of both internal and client organisations
Flexibility and agility in thought and daily working practices to accommodate customer direction
Effective problem solving skills
Ability to handle, manage, and communicate complex work and interdependencies
Well versed in communicating risk management and mitigation measures
Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills
Experience of working closely with project, operations, technical and delivery team
What do we do for you?
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
• Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)
• Dynamic Working: https://www.leidos.com/sites/g/files/zoouby166/files/2019-11/PDF-Dynamic-Working-Leidos-UK.pdf
Commitment to Diversity
We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Covid Guidance for the US
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.
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Commitment to Diversity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.