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Job #: R-00023878
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Talent Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Strategic Workforce Planning Senior Lead to enhance, develop and implement cutting edge strategies that roadmap current and future critical workforce needs for the enterprise that align with business strategy. The Strategic Workforce Planning Senior Lead must possess skills and experience in strategic workforce planning, organizational development, and talent management to successfully partner with various stakeholders on a broad range of strategies and options to achieve the desired workforce. The Strategic Workforce Planning Senior Lead will report to the Manager of Workforce Strategies, and partner closely with senior HR Leadership in both Group and Functional organizations, Talent Development and Inclusion, and Talent Acquisition.

Occasional teleworking may be considered for this position.


  • Demonstrates knowledge and thought leadership for strategic workforce planning. Matures and refines enterprise workforce strategy planning tools, and processes with a consistent methodology to be leveraged for group-level and enterprise planning.
  • Partners with functional and organizational leaders to identify skills, competencies and pipeline needs required to meet future customer and program requirements.
  • Works with key stakeholders to develop tailored critical role workforce plans for individual market segments and assists in the communication, execution, and monitoring of those plans.
  • Partners with Talent Development and Inclusion and Talent Acquisition teams on identified talent gaps to help determine solution opportunities.
  • Ability to develop and mature relationships with HR community and business leaders to integrate concepts, progress strategies and influence direction.
  • Assists in the identification and implementation of selected tools, systems and programs that enhance internal talent mobility.
  • Consults on and creates reporting metrics and dashboards to monitor, analyze progress and effectively deliver assessment and results to organizational leaders.



  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of professional experience with a minimum of 4 years experience in Strategic Workforce Planning in complex, high growth environments. Additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Demonstrated experience in driving execution across multiple lines of business.
  • Demonstrated analytical aptitude to support metrics development and management.
  • Strong experience in consultative capacity.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and project management.


  • Knowledge of Workday, Talent Neuron, Workforce Planning and Resource Management Systems
  • Expertise in Talent Management, Organizational Development and Cultural Change Management
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis skills

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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About Leidos

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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