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Job #: R-00029244
Location: Shape
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: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos Defense Group is seeking an IT Project Manager to be based in Belgium to lead IT/Cyber programs located in Brussels and Mons at customer sites. The Project Manager will provide direction and overall coordination of IT projects, from planning through implementation and transition and set project scope, staffing, schedules, and budgets.  The Project Manager will work closely with the customer on current project execution and identifying and capturing add-on and new business opportunities. A successful candidate must have demonstrated program/project management and relevant IT domain technical skills and experience.  To qualify, you must hold an active and current United States Department of Defense Secret clearance and to be eligible to obtain a U.S. DOD Top Secret SCI clearance upon hire.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide overall management of specific programs to ensure that the technical solutions, schedules, and budgets are implemented in accordance with the program specifications
  • Deliver & consistently report on project timelines, risks, constraints, cost, schedule and performance targets of multiple programs with matrixed resources and ‘agile’ priorities
  • Work with customer and program teams to ensure milestones and tasks are delivered on time and within budget
  • Leverage strong proficiency with MS Office suite to develop and maintain functional project schedules and reports, including custom resource utilization and cost/schedule/performance metrics reports
  • Perform Risk Management and mitigation
  • Coordinate requisite contract actions, modifications, quotes
  • Ensure efficient application of document, change, configuration, release, and quality management processes
  • Responsible for reviewing processes, and resources and making improvements to increase productivity and reduce costs
  • Write and update technical documents, procedures, PIPs, PMPs, ILS and SOPs, etc.
  • Work closely with Leidos Business Development, Industry Partners, and the Customer to identify and capture opportunities for on-contract growth or new programs

Basic Qualifications

•    Currently possess an active United States Department of Defense (U.S. DOD) Secret security clearance with ability to obtain US DOD Top Secret/SCI clearance
•    Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering)
•    Twelve years direct experience in the last fifteen years supporting IT projects and initiatives as a program/project manager, engineering manager, project planner/coordinator, or comparable position 
•    Demonstrate experience performing systems engineering, network engineering, IT systems implementations or IT operations functions in a federal government or multinational environment
•    Demonstrated experience with the forecasting, planning, and resourcing technical projects with responsibility to deliver within cost, schedule and performance
•    A minimum of six years’ experience leading technical projects of similar scope and size 
•    Strong proficiency developing & presenting custom project reports, dashboards, metrics, visualization of concepts & processes using MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
•    Strong proficiency in developing, improving and establishing business processes and supporting tools
•    Prince 2 or PMP certification

Preferred Qualifications

•    International Program Experience
•    NATO or National Defense Delivery Program Experience
•    Experience implementing/optimizing ITIL Change & Configuration Management processes, metrics & reporting tools within an Enterprise environment
•    Experience working with a geographically dispersed team

NATO Project Manager

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% 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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