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Leidos is seeking a highly motivated and tactical, customer-oriented Senior Program Manager who will be responsible for growing and managing the group’s portfolio in the areas of advanced airborne systems and small sat RF payloads. The candidate will be responsible for boosting strategic growth by understanding the customer’s needs and creating and managing new business.
Senior Program Manager
This person will act as the lead for new pursuits and be responsible for leading and coordinating captures that include multiple programs and customer sets. The successful candidate will be a key program team member working closely with business development team for portfolio growth, developing long-term and strategic objectives, identifying end user requirements, performing horizontal integration planning with other functional areas, and ensuring technical solutions are implemented in a timely manner. The candidate must have good business acumen with ability to link technical tradeoffs to expected business outcomes
Responsible for growing the business portfolio, capturing and winning new business
Responsible for strategy development and execution across the market segments
Responsible for proposal development, contract execution and program management
Assist in the professional and technical development of team leaders enabling them to set technical goals, monitor, mentor, and coach and assist team members to deliver quality support
Assist the Department Manager with the preparation and administration of departmental budgets, business plans and metrics
Plan, coordinate, and manage small, medium, and large-scale projects and programs
Integrate all functions and activities necessary to ensure the project/program meets client/customer requirements
Direct project team members, manage cost and schedule, ensure contract compliance, and serve as customer interface
Manage technical aspects, costs, and schedule of assigned tasks or functions
Provide strong, proactive, and assertive leadership while engaging multi-discipline teams and responding to business needs
Make decisions at the project team-level and properly escalate issues that cannot be resolved timely
Create project management plans, set expectations, and ensure plans are driven by organizational procedures
Coordinate with cross-functional stakeholders to develop project scope, objectives, goals, and deliverables
Ensure requirements are gathered, documented, reviewed, and approved per organizational/program standards
Ensure projects are delivered on-time, within budget, and remain in scope; monitor and track project dependencies
Create a work breakdown structure defining all activities required for project deliverables
Manage project budget - maintain financial plan, track actuals vs. plan, provide monthly forecasts, report monthly accruals
Create/deliver high-quality, informative, written/verbal project communications, including weekly project status, dashboards, and updates
Actively monitor, track, and manage project tasks, timelines, attainment of established milestones, and overall project quality
Experience with operations management and business development
Experience with identifying technology gaps and developing future technologies with the Navy and other services.
Experience with management and execution of hardware driven advanced technology and prototype development programs.
Proven ability to build and maintain lasting customer relationships, partnerships, and external stakeholder networks
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Project or similar project management tool
Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and adherence to data protection/other guidelines
BS and 12+ or MS (preferred) and 10+ years of prior relevant experience with Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Active, Top Secret/SCI clearance
Pay Range:Pay Range $105,300.00 - $162,000.00 - $218,700.00
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.
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.
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