Leidos is seeking a Senior Technology Assessment Project Manager to support efforts for NGEN-R SMIT Overseas Network (ONE-Net) Transition in Europe and the Middle East; over-seeing team development and equipment assessments to ensure operational readiness for execution.
NGEN-R is the largest IT services program for the Navy. Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) ONE-Net portion of the contract the Leidos team will deliver service desk operations and provide staff augmentation supporting cybersecurity services, network operations, data transport and other IT services operations support functions for the Navy’s overseas operating locations in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
The ideal candidate will be currently based OCONUS and have previous leadership and engineering experience supporting large US military IT services contracts and operations for geographically-distributed programs and teams, specifically in Europe, Asia or the Middle East.
The Senior Technology Assessment Project Manager will have strong management and communication skills, with the ability to manage competing priorities, and communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
Candidates will need to exhibit an understanding of IT project management concepts, inclusive of scope, schedule, cost, resource, communication, risk, and stakeholder management.
The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the management of a team, in order to analyze current ONE-Net program execution, determine measures required to improve, or maintain processes in order to meet customer requirements, and facilitate the smooth transition of staff to the new NGEN-R SMIT contract.
Travel of approximately 50% will be required OCONUS.
The duration of this position is 9-12 months or until completion of the transition. However, we are anticipating this role will become full time in Europe, Asia, or the Middle East after transition is complete.
Implement and maintain regional business and reporting rhythms, to assist the Regional Transition Manager in managing and directing staff to complete data knowledge transfer during contract transition phase.
Experienced technical project manager; 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 evaluating technical requirements and advise/assist the program manager in building and directing teams, inclusive of aligning personnel to basis of estimates, evaluation of candidates, and communicating progress to Program leadership
Perform systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, integration, system testing, and quality assurance.
Assist the Regional Transition Coordinator and Program manager to oversee IT knowledge and equipment asset transfer, ensuring that personnel are prepared to assume duties in order to meet defined schedule and scope requirements
Evaluate and document current “As-Is” technical environment and develop plans to manage a collaborative work environment, working with personnel to ensure that comprehensive knowledge transfer activities associated with job functions and daily tasks are successfully conducted
Identify and document skill enhancements/training needed based upon observation of actual performance versus documented site Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Manage “As-Is” information, inclusive of technical baseline documentation, SOPs, local procedures for security/onboarding, workload data (tickets), historical SLR performance and tools used to capture performance metrics
Assist in transition resource management actions; inclusive, but not limited to staff onboarding/off-boarding, weekly time-reporting and approvals
Establish and maintain transparent and respectful working relationships with customer and Program Management leadership.
BA/BS or equivalent experience and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience
Minimum of 4 years of prior experience supervising or leading teams/projects
Additional years of related work experience may be substituted for a degree at the hiring manager's discretion.
Prior experience with resource planning labor category requirements, and requisition development
Exhibit leadership qualities required to coordinate and lead meetings to drive progress associated with assignments
Previous experience 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
Prior experience with 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
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to succulently communicate ideas
US citizenship and currently hold a DoD SECRET security clearance
PMI Project Management Professional certification
Prior Marine Corps or Navy experience
Prior Overseas contract transition management experience
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 50%
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 50% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Engineering
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 www.Leidos.com.
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