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Job #: R-00045918
Location: Herndon, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Expert Program Manager with a TS/SCI polygraph to work on an intelligence community IT contract, leading a complex Leidos network program and interfacing with multiple levels of Leidos and customer management in the Reston, VA, area.   The PM is responsible for planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives. Duties may include ensuring that all programs run within scope, time, and budget constraints. Interfaces with task and functional leaders, subcontractors, and support personnel.  Profit and loss responsibility/management.  


Primary Responsibilities

  • Establishing and implementing streamlined processes and procedures to enable rapid program responses for all requirements;
  • Project timeline adherence and stakeholder communication.
  • Coordinating tasks across teams to accomplish goals.
  • Communicating effectively with a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Managing and mentoring program personnel to ensure continuing career development;
  • Working with different customer groups to ensure all schedules are filled and management processes are streamlined and implemented throughout the workforce
  • Working with end customers, subcontractor partners, and Leidos recruiters to ensure customer staffing requirements are filled
  • Briefing the program’s status at multiple levels of management;
  • Addressing program status and being responsive to customers and management;
  • Focus is on short-to mid-term strategies (e.g., 3 years or less) to achieve functional results.
  • Negotiates and influences others to understand and accept new concepts, practices and approaches.
  • Requires ability to communicate with executive leadership regarding matters of significant importance to the organization.
  • Manages a job function which includes multiple teams led by managers and/or supervisors.
  • Responsible for creating workforce and staffing plans for function/families to ensure efficient use of resources
  • Directs activities that have significant impact on the achievement of results for the project/function.
  • Work requires a high degree of responsibility for resources, and frequently influences organizational or operational decisions made by leadership.
  • Conducts extensive investigation to understand the root cause of problems.
  • Problems are highly complex and typically involve multiple families, projects, or customers.
  • Communicates with parties within and outside of own project/family, and has responsibility for communicating with diverse parties external to the organization.
  • Negotiates and influences others to understand and accept new concepts, practices and approaches.

Basic Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years or prior relevant experience.
  • 7+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.
     

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certifications: PMP Oracle Primavera 

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Manager

Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

  

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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