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Job #: R-00002337
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

Leidos is actively interviewing for a Project Manager to work with our team out of Alexandria, VA.JOB


The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP) Scientific and Technical Engagement Partnership (STEP) is a global training, research, and operational support program focused on capability-building in the areas of bio-surveillance and bio-risk management. The Program Manager serves as a direct customer interface responsible for managing short-duration tasks called technical Directives, which range from weeks to months and involve from 1 to numerous deployed technical personnel in customer theaters of operation.


Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Supports execution of a variety of projects and assists in the preparation of project plans, acquisition program baselines, acquisition strategies, implementation plans, and funding plans for all assigned projects within multiple geographic areas. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of a project. Must have experience with all project management functions, to include preparing project plans, acquisition program baselines, acquisition strategies, implementation plans, and funding plans. Must have ability to direct and coordinate multiple activities of large groups of diverse technical experts.

Successful candidates will provide technical and administrative leadership, direction, implementation oversight, and coordination of international research and training activities involving capability building programs for public or private sector foreign institutions collaborators, and capability building programs for foreign national collaborators.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overall program management, and serve as the principal liaison and interface with customer contract representatives.

Positions may involve significant amounts of overseas travel (10% -20%)


Master's Degree or equivalent and at least 15 years of work experience OR Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and at least 15 years of relevant work experience.


DTRA CBEP experience International project management experience Foreign language proficiencyPMP Certification

Experience with technical oversight and execution of research and training programs in foreign countries

Experience supporting US government biomedical research, biodefense or biosecurity programs

Experience with management of infectious disease laboratory or field research programs involving high-consequence human and/or animal disease pathogens

Experience with conducting laboratory biosafety and biosecurity (BS&S) training programs in resource-limited foreign countries

Excellent oral and written communication skills

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 10% of the time

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Proj and Prog Management


Defense & Intel
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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