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Job #: R-00049203
Location: Centennial, CO
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Job Description

***This position allows for telework with about 25% travel to the office in Centennial, CO. Post COVID-19 restrictions this position could possibly remain telework with travel to the office, will be reassessed at that time.***

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. 

The Antarctic Support Contract (ASC), under Leidos, is seeking a strategic Risk Manager who understands the impact of a well-run, and effective Risk Management program.

This position will be part of the Mission Assurance Directorate, and will be an advocate and champion of the risk framework and policy - driving awareness, adoption and execution with internal and external clients. Organization, programmatic evaluation, and integration with all Functional Areas as part of the Risk and Opportunity Management (ROM) process at ASC is critical to the success of this role. The objective of the ROM is to continually and proactively identify, assess, handle, and monitor risks and opportunities for the ASC, in support of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). A successful ROM system improves contractor performance, ensures proper allocation of resources to areas requiring the most attention, and provides a forum for personnel to suggest potential cost savings, schedule changes, error reduction or elimination, and improvements in quality or safety.

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Chairing the ASC Risk and Opportunity Management Board (ROMB)

  • Encouraging participation by all ASC employees and USAP participants

  • Reporting Risk and Opportunity R&O status and priorities to program stakeholders (NSF, Leidos senior management, program personnel, etc.)

  • Executing the day-to-day ROM process to ensure R&Os are identified, assessed, managed, prioritized, documented and communicated properly and regularly

  • Maintaining the enterprise-wide R&O registers

  • Supporting the Project Director and Mission Assurance Director in reporting R&O status to stakeholders

  • Coordinating the ROMB and facilitating ROMB meetings

  • Conducting R&O training, interviews, and brainstorming sessions to increase awareness of the ROM process and to identify potential R&Os

  • Reporting ROM metrics and reports to NSF and Leidos Management and monitoring of third party vendor contracts

  • Providing input and/or assistance to the Continuous Improvement process

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Accounting, or a closely related field and 8+ years of experience; OR Additional, related experience will substitute on a year-year-for-year basis.

  • 5+ years of professional risk management experience in property, liability, and workers' compensation, (must have exposure to all three areas,) in a large, self-insurance setting; OR Additional, appropriate education will substitute for experience on a year-for-year basis.

  • Ability to take initiative to solve problems in an innovative manner

  • Ability to partner with internal and external ASC organizations

  • Leadership and vision across multidisciplinary groups

  • Excellent reasoning, investigative, analytical, and problem solving ability

  • Excellent facilitation, presentation, and communication skills, both written and oral

  • Highest work/personal ethics and integrity and ability to facilitate and manage an inclusive work environment

  • Passion for safety

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience researching, evaluating, developing, writing, and implementing policy

  • Proven ability to manage multiple assignments, priorities, and projects in a demanding environment

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and be adaptable to changing assignments

  • Ability to negotiate mutually acceptable solutions and build consensus through give and take

  • Interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Experience supervising professional and support staff

  • Strong time and project management skills, including prioritization and multi-tasking ability

  • Strong attention to technical detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work effectively in both independent and team situations

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access), Google Suite, and Risk Management Systems (e.g. Origami), and the ability to quickly learn other software systems.

  • Stronger candidates will be those that demonstrate depth and breadth of skill and ability, through a combination of professional experience and formal training, to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position


PHYSICAL AND / OR OTHER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Periodic deployment to Antarctica will be required in this position. This position requires successful completion of the National Science Foundation (NSF) physical, dental, and psychological examinations for deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action. US citizenship or permanent residency is required.

Driven by our talented workforce, the Integrated Missions Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs. 

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We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year. 

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 75%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

Pay Range $110,500.00 - $170,000.00 - $229,500.00


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

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