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Job #: R-00039825
Location: Aiea, HI
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Program Manager (PM) to support our PACAF C5ISRO contract.  This position is located in Honolulu, HI and is responsible for planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives as directed by the USAF PACAF customer. The PM’s duties will include ensuring that the program successfully executes within scope, time, and budget. The PM will directly interface with the contracts’ diverse staff of C5ISRO Operations and Maintenance and Logistics professionals who support PACAF forces and locations across the INDO-PACOM AOR. The PM will routinely interface with the A2 COR, A3 COR and GSA KO in Honolulu; as well as other AF civilians, USAF leaders and other contractors to coordinate and ensure successful completion of contract deliverables.  The Program Manager’s problem sets and issues may be complex and will require extensive information gathering and analysis to understand the problem. Resolution typically involves multiple small projects, working with the greater PACAF team, the Leidos team and USAF and GSA customers. Additionally, the Senior Program Manager will have the responsibility to grow the business base by developing business relationships with local and national partners to address INDO-PACOM theater opportunities and C5ISRO opportunities. The PM will be directly responsible for developing a near and mid-term capture strategies building on our C5ISRO technical capability; as well as our existing corporate footprint in Honolulu.  This effort will require supporting the development of the regional plan, making recommendations for internal resources, tracking opportunities in the market, making recommendations for winning teaming arrangements that could include Joint Ventures, Mentor Protégés or acquisition of niche companies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years or prior relevant experience.
  • Requires US Citizenship and active Top Secret with ability to access to SCI DoD Security Clearance
  • Proven ability to successfully manage and lead a program of similar size, scope, and complexity.
  • Working knowledge of DOD / USAF  C5ISR systems and current operational employment methodology and operational procedures
  • Proven ability to interface effectively with Industry, Academia, the USAF synchronizing efforts across multiple lines of operations simultaneously
  • Knowledgeable in program management methodology and techniques; performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Demonstrated ability in the areas of manpower planning, project reviews, scheduling, and budget control
  • Qualified applicant will possess excellent managerial and leadership skills
  • Have a demonstrated ability to plan, direct, and coordinate all contract operations.

Preferred Qualifications

  Current PMP certification

  • Operational experience as senior USAF leader
  • Previous assignment history in PACAF
  • Previous experience managing large and complex USAF contracts
  • Demonstrated ability to work across internal functions and with outside entities to facilitate successful product completion/delivery

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 25% of the time

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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management


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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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