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Job #: R-00026152
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Job Description:
Leidos has a career opening for am Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Surveillance and Training Manager located in Reston, VA.

Position Summary:
The position is one of two on the surveillance and training group of the lean Corporate EVM Center of Excellence (COE) team leading and executing the core responsibilities of EVMS planning, infrastructure and tools, implementations, training and surveillance for Leidos.  The position is responsible for leading and managing all aspects related to the training and surveillance functions of the corporate team.  This position is the lead and primary person responsible for surveillance and is supported in surveillance functions by another team member who also serves as the training lead for the team.  The ideal candidate is recognized as an experienced leader who has expertise in EVMS surveillance and training, with knowledge in a broad range of functional areas and disciplines; including program management, EVMS implementations, scheduling, financial disciplines (pricing, program finance, FP&A, etc.), contract management, and strong understanding of inter-company functional relationships.  The ideal candidate is able to lead training initiatives and sessions to support buy-in by functional stakeholders and in supporting the program from proposal, to preparation for award, to start-up through IBRs and continuing through the execution lifecycle. The ideal candidate also has extensive internal and external surveillance experience and is able to lead these initiatives across the company.  The position involves the need for great communication and interpersonal skills to support program teams and Program Managers in ensuring they meet contract and Leidos requirements while also recognizing the value of improved planning and execution practices on contracts.  The position provides expertise and objective assessments of implementation adequacy and actionable information to support the program EVMS support teams, CAMs, and Program Managers to improve program planning and execution while ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and company policy and procedures.  As the principal EVMS training and surveillance expert, the position works closely with program teams, other functions, and line managers to establish, maintain, and grow key government customer relationships and to help drive program growth and execution of the Business Plan.  It is important to note that the Leidos EVMS portfolio has programs across many diverse customer environments (e.g., DoD, FAA, Intel, DHS, Healthcare), contracting scenarios (e.g., integrated subks, formal flowdown, reporting only, EVMS on FFP), and across a range of dollar values with different levels of external and internal understanding and buy-in. The ideal candidate will have various experiences across these diverse challenges.  There is the potential of supporting this position out of another location. Anticipated travel is up to 25-75% of the time.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Responsible for supporting the organization's EVMS talent development, performance management, and business strategy.
• Responsible for the evolution and execution of the EVMS training and surveillance program.
• Supports programs in operational decisions and provides advice on enhancing the performance of the portfolio of projects in the organizations.
• Supports improved proposal and implementation support by providing training and providing objective assessments of implementation adequacy.
• Requires deep management and leadership knowledge of Program Management and EVMS to lead cross-family projects or program teams or mange across multiple disciplines.
• Utilizes expert domain knowledge, professional principles and theories to develop advanced concepts, techniques, solutions and standards.
• Serves as a subject matter expert within professional area providing a thorough understanding of EVMS, deliverable content, issue identification/resolution, etc.
• Regularly interacts with senior executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of strategic importance to the organization/project.
• Typically negotiates and develop shared solutions to convince internal and external parties to accept concepts, practices and approaches of the area.   
• Significant interface with Program Managers, Contracts and Senior Technical Personnel, as well as other organizations.
• Support internal and external audits and reviews.

Basic Qualifications
• BA/BS or equivalent experience and 10+ years prior relevant experience or Masters with 7+ years prior relevant experience.
• Generally has 5+ years experience leading EVMS training and surveillance programs and in supervising or leading teams.
• Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance with Leidos.

Preferred Qualifications
• Program Management Profession (PMP) certification
• Earned Value Profession (EVP) certification
• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of using tools like Deltek Cobra, Deltek PM Compass, Deltek wInsight, Deltek Open Plan, Deltek Acumen Fuse, Deltek CostPoint, and other Scheduling and EVMS tools

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 50% of the time

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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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