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Job #: R-00132695
Location: Remote, US
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Remote
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health & Civil

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Are you ready for a rewarding career challenge?

Unleash your potential at Leidos, where we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. 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.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos is seeking a Morale Facilities Project Manager with the proven ability to successfully plan and execute complex projects and deliver consistent high-quality results. The Operations and Morale Facilities Project Manager reports to the Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) Projects, Planning and Integration (PPI) Projects Management Manager (PMM). The Project Manager will be executing various morale projects on the Leidos ASC program which supports the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF is responsible for the operations and redevelopment of three geographically remote research stations in Antarctica and two marine research vessels.

The project manager is responsible for managing operations and morale projects including facilities upgrades throughout the entire project lifecycle, from project planning/project initiation, pre-construction budgeting/scheduling, design development and approval, procurement, issued for construction drawing development, construction, implementation, commissioning/transfer to operations and contract closeout. The project manager must be able to independently drive projects forward while taking initiative in coordinating with appropriate stakeholders and technical subject matter experts. They must manage all project requirements, risks, health, status, and progress. The project manager must be able to develop and deliver professional, executive level documents and status reports to senior leadership and US government stakeholders.

Don't miss this opportunity to join a dynamic team and make a difference. Apply now!

Deployment to Antarctica may be required at the discretion of management (approximately 3 to 8 weeks / year). The individual in the position must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action.

Per contract requirements, US Citizenship is required. Failure to meet these requirements will result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action.

Must obtain a Public Trust security clearance prior to start date, this process could take up to 4 months.

The expected salary range for this role is $115,000 - $130,000 annually.

About the Antarctic Support Contract:

Leidos Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) is the prime contractor to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in support of the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). Leidos supports the NSF’s Office of Polar Program’s Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics by aligning with their Mission and Vision Statements:

  • VisionExpanding our scientific reach in Antarctica through increased operational and logistical effectiveness.

  • MissionTo provide the operational and logistical platform necessary for the U.S. to conduct world-class science in Antarctica and maintain its active and influential presence on the continent.

Leidos ASC provides science and logistics support for approximately 150 science and technical events across three geographically remote research stations; McMurdo Station, Palmer Station, and South Pole Station and several deep field sites across Antarctica. Each station or field site supports world class research across multiple science disciplines.  The planning and implementation of science support requirements in Antarctica is a critical part of our mission.

To learn more about the Leidos Antarctic Support contract, click here.

Are you ready to join a team dedicated to a mission? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today! 

The Challenge:

  • Lead multiple projects and project teams through the entire project lifecycle, from planning and initiation, stakeholder identification, design development, project planning, execution and project closeout.

  • Developing, presenting and obtaining approvals for all project deliverables as required by the project.

  • Design and execute projects within conformance with design documents and governance documents.

  • Ensure that project goals and solutions are in line with mission need and strategic objectives.

  • Develop and maintain detailed, comprehensive project schedules including logic, Earned Value (EV) Techniques and labor resources in coordination with an assigned project scheduler.

  • Coordinating with all ASC departments as required by the project including IT&C, Information Security, Systems Engineering, Facilities, Operations, Transportation & Logistics, Estimating, Scheduling, Procurement, Finance and Accounting to achieve an integrated team approach.

  • Develop, maintain and utilize a project risk register and practice risk management identification and mitigation activities at all stages of the project.

  • Develop contingency planning scenarios to recover performance baseline (cost, schedule and scope) to ensure delivery on commitments in the contract/subcontract.

  • Monitor project activities and escalate project challenges and risks when appropriate.

  • Manage and understand all project cost performance factors, reporting all aspects of financial health to senior leadership monthly and as needed.

  • Manage day-to-day execution of project activities in accordance with contract requirements and ensure technical, schedule, cost, and financial performance metrics are achieved.

  • Review and approval of all project forecasts, schedules, cost estimates and financial reports.

  • Determine project specific acquisition strategies with the project team and subcontracting department.

  • Coordinate with the subcontract team to ensure compliance with the subcontract terms and conditions and performance baseline commitments.

  • Review and approve all major purchase orders, change orders and contract/vendor requisitions as prepared by the project team.

  • Direct and coordinate the activities of project team members to ensure projects progress on schedule and within scope and budget.

  • Provide leadership and motivation to project team members throughout the project.

  • Serve as the primary contact for assigned projects and navigate a matrixed organization to identify resources and support needed to ensure project success.

  • Interface with executive leadership, functional leaders, subcontractors, and technical subject matter experts.

  • Ensure that the customer is apprised of all deviations from the project baseline data (i.e., original schedule, budget, etc.) and obtain approval for deviations.

  • Attend monthly project/client meetings to review project progress and issues. Present project data including Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) specifics, schedule trending analysis and critical path analysis assessment.

  • Obtain client’s acceptance of the work and sign-off for the completed project. The project manager is responsible for the preparation and submission of the final project report, and prompt closeout of the subcontracts.

  • Develop logistics plans that allow contractors to complete their work in a coordinated, efficient manner.

  • Coordinate and integrate the activities of all of the project team members and support functions. Establish priorities for the project team based on customer and project requirements.

  • Establish regularly scheduled meetings to review project status, upcoming activities and continued risk management including shop drawing preparation / approval, equipment/material lead times and required on-site dates, manpower projections vis-a-vis the project schedule, quality/performance issues on and off site.

What Sets You Apart:

  • A BA/BS degree and 10+ years of Project Management experience involving multiple disciplines (Facilities/Construction and Operations)

  • 7+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.

  • Demonstration of successful project execution that includes multiple external and internal customers

  • Demonstrated utilization of risk management and tools in project execution

  • Must be articulate and able to communicate with multiple levels of clients and stakeholders

  • Must have current working knowledge of operations, fleet and construction industry standards

  • Must have demonstrated experience maintaining cost and schedule performance using earned value methodologies

  • Thorough knowledge and proven experience managing project scope, budgets and schedules

  • Knowledgeable and experienced in procurements management to include: negotiations and development of SOW’s, RFI’s, and RFP’s

  • Experience in creating a project schedule with appropriate tasking, logic and resource identification

You May Also Have:

  • Experience managing various types of contracts for subcontractors including, but not limited to, Fixed Price, Time and Materials, Design Build, Incentive Based

  • Project Management Institute certification

  • Project management experience with remote and/or extreme climate and extensive logistics chains

  • Experience with managing and executing government projects

At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We inspire our staff with interesting assignments that allow them to thrive professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. We look forward to learning more about you – apply today! 

The expected salary range for this role is $115,000 - $130,000 annually.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $87,100.00 - $157,450.00

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® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  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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