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Job #: R-00093989
Location: Fort Gordon, GA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $8500
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Deputy Program Manager with Top Secret/ SCI- Polygraph clearance to join an established team of technical professionals responsible for the daily operations and maintenance of two facilities dedicated to multiple national security missions. This firm fixed-price contract is responsible for installation & logistics (I&L) tasks encompassing Production Control; Facilities Maintenance including plumbing, electrical, and general maintenance; Grounds maintenance and design; and Custodial. The Deputy Program Manager will join the existing team to support project planning, personnel management, business administration, customer engagement, and other tasks delegated by the Program Manager. This position is embedded at the customer facility with direct access to all program team members and customer stakeholders. 

Leidos is looking for a Deputy Program Manager with demonstrated experience managing complex programs, strong communication skills, keen attention to detail, experience driving high quality service delivery, and a strong focus on employees and contract personnel. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting financial performance; ensuring work requirements are clearly understood and communicated; accurately tracking status against customer and corporate requirements; identifying and leveraging resources to meet program needs; hiring, developing, rewarding, and retaining talent; responding to frequent customer and company data calls; and preparing program documentation and deliverables including BOEs, ROMs, and various CDRLs. The selected candidate will be responsible for tracking, addressing, and resolving administrative and business issues within the program. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee administrative and business functions of the program to include Contracts, Subcontracts, Finance, Staffing, and Security 
  • Serve as a Point of Contact for the Contracting Officer (CO), the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager, and company senior management 
  • Lead program operations during Program Manager’s (PM) absence or while PM is responding to other program priorities 
  • Maintain full awareness of program activities and provide communications between staff and Government as a secondary program Point of Contact 
  • Oversee operational execution and financial aspects of contract deliverables, cost, and schedule to ensure successful achievement of all key performance indicators and annual operating plan commitments 
  • Provide oversight of program staffing requirements, working with Staffing and Program Coordinators to support efficient hiring and onboarding 
  • Manage organizational compliance with contractual requirements, Statement of Work and Leidos policies and procedures 
  • Provide oversight to the program Quality Assurance Lead to ensure compliance with Contract and Leidos’ corporate policies and procedures 
  • Provide operational oversight and coaching to front line leaders, to include mentoring and developing of staff, and succession planning for the program 
  • Lead and support customer and internal meetings, inclusive of agenda development and management 
  • Support preparation of program reporting materials to include IPR, WSR, PMR, and other formal review material to be presented to Senior Leadership and the Government PMO  
  • Actively engage with functional support teams to ensure customer and Leidos requirements are met 
  • Work with highly technical teams to report status and assist with other support tasks 
  • Coordinate the preparation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and support business development activities as they pertain to the program 
  • Communicate issues and solutions to the Government PM in a timely and transparent manner  
  • Contribute to, review, and ensure on-time delivery of Program Management CDRL deliverables 

Required Education, Skills, and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or a Master’s degree and 6 years of prior relevant experience. Additional experience may be substituted for a degree. 
  • At least four (4) years of experience as a Program or Project Manager, managing programs and Facilities contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity. Additional experience managing programs and contracts with the same customer may be substituted if there is less similarity of scope, type, and complexity. 
  • At least one (1) year of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources 
  • At least two (2) years of experience managing multi-task programs with annual revenue of at least $5M 
  • Must be a US Citizen with current Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
  • Must have demonstrated experience resolving complex personnel situations 
  • Must have demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, and schedule and financial data monitoring 
  • Must have leadership experience managing direct reports as well as functional staff 
  • Must have experience recruiting and retaining cleared personnel 
  • Must have experience managing subcontractors/teammates 
  • Must have the ability to use sound judgment in problem solving and must possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills 
  • Must have the ability to coordinate activities both pre-planned and last minute 
  • Must have the ability to successfully manage multiple significant issues and tasks simultaneously, and must be comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment 
  • Must have the ability to effectively plan and prioritize tasking and pro-actively take initiative when issues arise 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • PMP, FAC-P/PM Mid-Level, or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level 2 certification in Program Management 
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License by the Georgia State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and land Surveyors 
  • Experience in Installations and Logistics (I&L) or facilities management supporting Department of Defense or other Government facilities 

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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.

About Leidos

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 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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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.

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