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Job #: R-00050455
Location: Melbourne, FL
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Resource Manager to support the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) – Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract. NGEN-SMIT is the largest IT services program for the Navy, delivering 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.

The Resource Manager will serve as a member of the NGEN-SMIT Program Management Office (PMO), primarily focused on the NMCI domain. Program support includes, but is not limited to: support customer meetings and deliverables associated with staffing, assisting with requisition development and verification, ensuring Leidos and Subcontractor onboarding success, managing NMCI staffing projections, working with hiring managers to fill assigned positions, supporting data management efforts via the program resource management tool, and supporting incumbent staffing efforts. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of project management processes in order to support staffing objectives, inclusive of risk identification and mitigation, change, and cost management. In this position, the Resource Manager will need to exhibit strong leadership skills, and the ability to work with program and functional teams to drive tasks to closure.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage data associated with the program Resource Management System; managing data integrity, identifying anomalies and seeking corrective actions
  • Understanding of the program staffing baseline, with the ability to develop time-phased models to manage status
  • Coordinate onboarding efforts between Leidos and the incumbent to ensure an efficient transition of staff
  • Support the requisition and hiring processes to ensure personnel are on-boarded by specified dates
  • Work with functional staff to ensure onboarding success for both Leidos and Subcontractor personnel
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to communicate new hires/staffing changes on a weekly basis
  • Analysis skills, with the ability to review data and succinctly communicate status or areas of concern
  • Serve as a liaison between Talent Acquisition (TA) and Human Resources (HR), responding to data call requests
  • Provide frequent updates to the Enterprise Resource Manager, and assist with staffing tasks as assigned
  • Prior experience supporting Executive briefing development; with great attention to detail to ensure accuracy
  • Ability to work with Finance to analyze cost implications associated with staffing modifications
  • Prior experience working with TA and compensation in support of Leidos’ hiring practices and requirements
  • Ability to identify staffing risks, and escalate to ensure risks are reported, monitored, and mitigated via the risk register
  • Support subcontractor staffing items, inclusive of position requirements, and time card management (SLICS)
  • Ability to assist Leidos’ Subcontracting team with staffing data calls and requests submitted by teammates
  • Serve as a contributor to the PMO, interfacing with all program levels and functional disciplines to improve processes and procedures. Functional disciplines include finance, contracts, subcontracts, TA, HR and security.
  • Support the documentation of customer onboarding requirements at CONUS locations  
  • Proactively identify solutions when issues arise and coordinate with the appropriate stakeholders, when required
  • Support subcontractor allocation efforts, with the intent of meeting small business goals 
  • Assist with the management of contract-required personnel certifications such as DoD 8570

Basic Qualifications

  • BA degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Prior experience translating an Estimate-at-Complete (EAC) to a comprehensive staffing baseline
  • Desire to succeed in an ambiguous environment, with the fortitude to drive tasks to closure
  • Combination of strong analysis, planning, organization, and consensus-building abilities with effective resolution, negotiation, and relationship-management skills
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to lead meetings with TA/HR, Subcontracts, and Program personnel
  • Prior experience with labor category management, and understanding of SCA positions
  • Prior exposure with resource management tasks; inclusive, but not limited to: requisition development, job code alignment, subcontractor staffing support, candidate identification and tracking, and cost and data management
  • Understanding of program and staffing documentation, inclusive of Basis of Estimates, EACs, Staffing Models/Projections, and Program Management Plans
  • Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Managing onboarding requirements, and communicating to respective stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills to include verbal and written to support monthly CDRL’s
  • Working knowledge of work authorization processes (both direct and indirect)
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint, and PowerPoint)
  • Understanding of contract types (T&M, CPFF, and FFP)
  • US citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Working knowledge of NMCI onboarding processes and procedures, inclusive of badging, facility access and privileged accounts
  • Prior experience working with EAC’s to analyze cost implications associated with staffing modifications
  • Understanding of cost reporting and resource management tools, inclusive of SLICS, WorkDay, and Springboard
  • Prior experience supporting transition efforts, with a general understanding of incumbent capture
  • Experience with tools such as Microsoft Visio, and PowerBi
  • Currently possess an active DoD SECRET security clearance


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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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