More About the Role:
The Defense Group of Leidos has an excellent opportunity for a Regional Transition Coordinator for the following regions to support efforts for NGEN-R – Hawaii, and Mid-Atlantic. The duration of this position is 9-12 months or until completion of the transition. However, we are anticipating these roles to become full time after we complete our transition.
Leidos is seeking a Regional Transition Coordinator to support efforts for NGEN-R; overseeing Multi-Functional Transition Teams (MFTT’s) to ensure operational readiness for execution. NGEN-R is the largest IT services program for the Navy; under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport portion of NGEN-R, the Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience leading large, geographically-distributed programs and teams, with a focus on IT services. The Regional Transition Coordinator will exhibit strong management and communication skills, with the ability to manage competing priorities, and communicate with internal and external stakeholders. Candidates will need to effectively coordinate requirements with the customer, establish daily business rhythms, and support program start-up efforts. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of IT project management concepts, inclusive of scope, schedule, cost, resource, communication, risk, and stakeholder management. The Regional Transition Coordinator will be responsible for the management of a multiple MFTT’s within a specified region to support a successful transition. Travel within the candidate’s geographically designated area will be required in order to support and manage MFTTs. Depending on geographic location, candidates will serve in Hawaii, or the Mid-Atlantic regions.
What You'll Get to Do:
•Manage MFTT’s executing work efforts within a specified region; teams are comprised of 6–11 people, ranging from SME’s to Asset specialists.
•Drive business and reporting rhythms, managing and directing staff to complete data knowledge transfer.
•Responsible for reporting progress against the baseline, in addition to employing a risk register to identify risks, analyze identified risks, and the develop associated mitigations.
•Responsible for building and directing teams, inclusive of aligning personnel to basis of estimates, evaluation of candidates, and communicating progress to Program leadership.
•Responsible for the management of program scope in order to meet schedule requirements; responsible for defining resource needs, directing personnel to perform tasks, and reporting progress to Program Management.
•Direct and manage data collection efforts assigned to regional MFTT’s.
•Develop and manage a collaborative work environment, working with personnel to ensure that MFTT’s conduct comprehensive knowledge transfer activities.
•Oversee due diligence efforts associated with site, processes, tools, and personnel requirements .
•Responsible for MFTT Lead hiring, and providing oversight for the hiring of MFTT support staff.
•Establish and maintain transparent and respectful working relationships with customer and Program Management leadership, and subordinates.
•Serve as a mentor to junior-level leadership personnel, providing them with opportunities to enhance project management skills.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•BA/BS or equivalent experience and 5+ years or prior relevant experience or Masters with 3+ years of prior relevant experience. Generally has 2+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.
•Experienced with the development and management of program documentation, inclusive of a risk register, standard operating procedures, basis of estimates, and other program documentation.
•Prior experience with resource planning.
•Exhibit leadership qualities required to coordinate and lead meetings to drive progress associated with assignments.
•Previous experience with executing program baselines, identifying variances, and communicating issues in a timely manner.
•Prior personnel management experience with the ability to drive successful completion of projects and deliverables.
•Ability to maintain discretion associated with staffing and cost requirements.
•In-depth knowledge of Program/Project Management principles and concepts (WBS, PWS, IMS, RACI, Risk Management).
•Ability to utilize MS Office Products to develop and maintain program documentation.
•Strong analysis skills, with the ability to effectively communicate results to leadership and subordinates.
•Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
•Experience with change management; with the ability to implement processes, while addressing political considerations.
•US citizenship and currently hold a DoD SECRET security clearance.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•PMI Project Management Professional certification.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 50% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 www.Leidos.com.
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