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Job #: R-00047345
Location: Columbia, MD
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:

The Cyber and SIGINT Solutions Operation is seeking a Senior Program Manager.  The Program Manager shall be responsible for the successful cost, schedule, and performance during execution of the contract. Serves as the main point of contact for the Contracting Officer (CO), the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager, and the Contractor’s senior management, through the executive level.  Directly contributes to program efforts in several areas, including cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities. Ensures proper performance of tasks necessary to ensure the most efficient and effective execution of the contract. The PM shall utilize expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents.

The PM will initially take a leadership role within the team responsible for development of the proposal for the program they will eventually manage. This Program Manager will develop our Management, Staffing, Communication and Innovation strategies while working in collaboration with Solution Architects, various internal and corporate organizations, and the current Program Management Office executing the associated Leidos program.  This associated program will eventually fold into the larger, more complex program this PM will manage.

Qualifications:

Fifteen (15) years of experience as a program or project manager in managing programs and contracts of significant scope and complexity is required. Direct experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity, as well as experience in leading a multi-vendor environment is required.  Shall have demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting. Shall have at least three (3) years of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms such as Earned Value Management. Shall be knowledgeable of the guidelines provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), DoD 5000 series, and ICD 801 policies. Must have a PMP, FAC-P/PM Senior Level, or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level 3 certification in Program Management.

The Level 3 Program Manager (PM) shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Work with the higher level program manager, if applicable, to provide effective and efficient management of the contractor’s effort
  • Allocate resources (staffing, facilities, and budgets) on the contract
  • Review and propose the Integrated Program Baseline (or resource loaded schedule) to the Government
  • Review and approve all earned value, Estimate To Complete, Funds and Man-hour Expenditure Report, or other financial reports as appropriate
  • Review risk and risk mitigation activities and allocate budgets for the same
  • Prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews to be presented to the Government PM
  • Review and allocate management reserve within contractual limits
  • Ensure the timely recruitment and training of program staff – both direct and indirect
  • Review all financial and technical reports before release to the Government
  • Ensure cross-discipline integration within the contract to meet Government needs
  • Communicate issues and solutions to the Government PM in a timely and transparent manner
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contract in coordination with the Contractor’s contracts staff
  • Assist the Government PM by providing input to statutory acquisition reports and responses to Congressional Questions for the Record (QFRs)
  • Coordinate the preparation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and value engineering proposals to the Government PM
  • Provide Contractor input to the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan reviews or Award Fee reviews, as appropriate
  • All tasks of a Level 2 PM not performed at Level 2 due to the size and/or complexity of the contract
  • Communicate issues and solutions to the broader Government management structure as requested by senior Government leaders
  • Provide guidance and direct tasking for Level 0, 1, and 2 program managers if any are assigned to the contract/program
  • Work with the higher level program manager, if applicable, to provide effective and efficient management of the contractor’s effort
  • Rapidly assemble and execute focused cross-disciplinary Government/Contractor teams to address urgent or unexpected cost, schedule, or technical program/contract issues
  • An active TS/SCI with a polygraph is required in order to be considered for this position

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:

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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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