Leidos is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Next Generation Enterprise Network-Recompete (NGEN-R) Contract. This is an eight-year, $7.7 billion contract that is responsible for maintaining and modernizing the main global network of the Navy and Marine Corps.
In support of this exciting program Leidos is looking to hire a Sr. Project Manager in New Orleans, LA to join our Team.
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 qualified candidate will plan, direct, and coordinate team activities to manage and implement project and interrelated projects from initiation to final operational stage . The Project Manager will also determine, monitor, and review all project economics to include costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, resources, and risk. Other duties and responsibilities include:
- Identify and assemble the appropriate blend of resources to meet project needs and requirements including sub-contractor selection.
- Plan, schedule, monitor, and report on activities related to the project.
- Lead the project teams in determining client requirements and translating requirements into operational plans.
- Ensure adherence to legally binding requirements and client’s long-term goals.
- Facilitate status review meetings among project team members and clients.
- Work with senior management on project proposals, bids, contracts, estimates, and schedules.
- Propose and develop add-on program opportunities.
- Mentor and train the customer and vendor in project management methods, procedures, and activities.
- Control project requirements, scope, and change management issues.
- Coach and counsel members of cross-functional teams to accomplish project goals, to meet established schedules, and resolve technical or operational issues.
- Establish appropriate metrics for measuring key program criteria.
- Determine and install appropriate automated systems for management of projects. Identify and recommend contingency measures.
- Facilitate the creation of communication plans, ensuring that appropriate information is exchanged among key stakeholders.
- Advise senior management on project management capability and risk.
- Maintain awareness on emerging technologies and project management techniques.
Site Manager Responsibilities:
- Serve as Site Manager for Resource Managers to head-up, supervise and represent the team on-site responsible for ensuring that all program goals and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed timeframe, budgetary parameters and to the costumers' satisfaction.
- Provide Subject Matter Expertise and technical leadership for onsite staff. Act as chief point of contact for team members and frontline escalation point regarding workplace issues. Responsible for reporting events, informing Leidos leadership of incidents, and advising on potential courses of action.
- Provide performance feedback and coaching to direct reports.
- Manager administrative duties for team, to include team scheduling, time off requests, coordinating training, special initiatives, professional development, etc. ensuring compliance with Leidos policies.
- Responsible for incident escalation on behalf of direct reports; pursue and attain issue resolution; coordinate with Resource Managers for interdepartmental requirements; and tracking training, certification and education for Leidos personnel.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business, or related field and 9 years of experience
- Must possess a Best Practice Standard certification.
DOD Secret clearance
- Project Management Professional (PMP)
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% 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 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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