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Job #: R-00047216
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a high performing candidate to fill a position supporting the nation's nuclear deterrence mission with the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Defense Programs as a risk manager.  

The risk manager provides support and subject matter expertise to the risk management program for Secondary Stage production modernization.  Working with a high caliber and collaborative team, this role provides subject matter expertise to the federal program manager and project managers through a programmatic liaison with Program Managers at the national security laboratories and nuclear weapon production facilities who are engaged in managing technical work to modernize our nuclear weapon stockpile.  This position requires an experienced person with demonstrated risk management expertise ideally developed during engagement with Federal and/or Defense agencies. 

This is a full-time position located at the NNSA offices in Washington, DC.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide a methodology to identify and analyze the financial and schedule impact of identified threats and opportunities for the Secondary Stage Production Modernization office.

  • Examine the use of realistic and cost-effective opportunities to balance programmatic portfolio execution.

  • Prepare risk analysis reports and allocate costs and schedule mitigation actions based on analytical tools.

  • Develop protocols for and lead risk review boards for the Director of Secondary Stage Production modernization.

  • Assist in reviewing major portfolio modifications and decisions.

  • Be the key point of contact across the various NNSA sites that are responsible for the execution of the programs’ project portfolio.

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a BA degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience..

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to challenge the functional areas on operational risk as well as the ability to convey risk exposure and requirements.

  • Demonstrated experience implementing operational risk methodologies and performing risk assessments including issue management and other related activities.

  • Currently possess a DoD Top Secret or DOE Q security clearance.

  • Experience applying Active Risk Manager, Safran, Primavera P6 or other project control related systems and software.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the NNSA Production Modernization office or other NNSA office.

  • Experience implementing DOE 413.3B with specific understanding of Enhanced Management B requirements for program management.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

  • Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) Certification.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

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.

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