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Job #: R-00024019
Location: Columbia, MD
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: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Proposal Staffing Lead supporting our Intelligence Group in Columbia, Maryland.  This individual will be expected to collaborate with Line Leadership, Business Development/Capture Management, HR, Talent Acquisition, the Corporate Proposal Center, and New Business SMEs assigned resources to the following tasks:

For each distinct proposal, works with Capture/Proposal Manager to determine staffing requirements and complete staffing deliverables (matrix, define staffing strategy content required, etc.).  This includes (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Develop an appropriate staffing workflow based upon opportunity specific requirements
  • Where appropriate, utilize Corporate or locally developed tools to facilitate the staffing process
  • Develop data calls to solicit the various types of information that will be required for each effort
  • Serves as main POC for the tracking of all candidates (Internal, External, Teammate) for the proposal team to include all skillset and proposal taxonomy
  • Collaborates with Line Managers to determine internal candidates
  • Collaborates with Talent Acquisition to establish requisitions, schedule interviews, align technical interviewers and make offer decisions
  • Collaborates with Teammates (Subcontractors) to collect, review and determine acceptability of candidates/resumes against requirements
  • Collaborates with line managers and internal candidates to collect, review, revise, and determine acceptability of candidate resumes against requirements
  • Collaborates with New Business SME and Human Resources for Labor Category Mapping
  • Collaborates with the Corporate Proposal Center for resume template and content development
  • Collaborates with the Cost Team in developing the Level of Effort allocation and/or Task Order Resource allocation
  • Works directly with Candidates to ensure all requirements are met (resume content, commitment signatures, etc.)
  • Collaborates with Proposal Manager, Capture Manager and Line Manager to finalize all candidate/resume decisions
  • Produce reports necessary to represent the staffing status of multiple, simultaneous proposals
  • As required for opportunities of larger scope, leads teams of resources for resume development and candidate tracking against proposal requirements


  • Requires a BA/BS and 8 – 12 years of relevant experience.  Four years of relevant experience may be substituted for a BA/BS Degree
  • Possess and maintain an active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph Clearance
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Highly collaborative work ethic
  • Proven ability to seamlessly integrate into a high performing team
  • Successful proposal leadership capabilities and experience
  • Proven ability to staff large government contractor programs supporting the intelligence community
  • Knowledge and experience of labor categories and staffing processes relevant to the CSS Operation
  • Willingness to occasionally work unusual hours and weekends to support short-during, time-sensitive proposals
  • Experience leading teams or projects


  • Experience working with and supporting the Intelligence Community 
  • 5+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management


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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