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Command & Control
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. The Senior Technical Advisor will directly support the Uranium Program Manager within the Office Of Secondary Stage Production Modernization (NA-195). They will provide planning, coordination, and control necessary to accomplish all work requirements, and manage and oversee all aspect of the Program Management Office. This position requires an experienced person with demonstrated program management expertise ideally developed during engagement with Federal and/or Defense agencies.
This is a full-time contractor-support position located in Tennessee.
Directly support the modernization of technologies and capital acquisitions at NNSA sites
Organize, plan, schedule, implement, control, analyze performance on various projects and programs
Effectively manage a diverse and complex portfolio
Organize, plan, schedule, implement, control, and report on all elements of the Program Office
Present the status of contract activities, requirements, and problems to the Uranium Program Manager and other Senior NNSA officials
Coordinate with acquisition, project management, and contractor personnel to identify, mitigate, and control risks
Drive process improvement and innovation
Create plans and processes required to meet all performance, schedule, quality, cost, and security requirements
Manage and integrate the efforts of subcontractors, assuring flow-down and fulfillment of all contractual requirements
Plan/lead program reviews and briefings; identify and report on issues or related problems and potential risks
Maintain currency on relevant management tools and technologies, and provide inputs for white papers and proposals and risk mitigation
Active DOE Q and/or DOD TS clearance
Required Education, Experience, and Skills:
Bachelor's Degree in in engineering, science or related background
15 or more years of relevant experience in program management or supporting program offices
At least 3 years of experience leading complex infrastructure and modernization efforts to achieve standardized, consistent and repeatable processes for delivery of capabilities across the a large NNSA/DOE agency, particularly modernization of the secondary stage production capabilities.
Experience effectively communicating at senior levels within a customer organization and meeting with stakeholders to formulate, review, and execute task plans and deliverable items.
Experience with DOE acquisition processes and procedures.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
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:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 75%
Clearance Level Required:DOE Q
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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