Are you interested in continuing your career in Europe in a mission focused environment? Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense Group has established upcoming positions throughout the European theater supporting multiple customers for the Department of Defense. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement AFRICOM’s mission objectives. We have an exciting Project Manager opportunity, based in Stuttgart, Germany. Communications and IT Services III (CITS III) offers an opportunity to work in a full spectrum enterprise IT service delivery environment in locations across Africa and Europe. CITS provides a unique opportunity to support the Warfighter forward while having the ability to strengthen your IT skills and grow your career with a world class company.
This role requires travel OCONUS as well as an active DOD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI upon hire.
Provide overall management of specific project to ensure that the technical solutions, schedules, and budgets are implemented in accordance with the project specifications.
Deliver & consistently report on project timelines, risks, constraints, cost, schedule and performance targets of multiple programs with matrixed resources and ‘agile’ priorities.
Work with customer and program teams to ensure milestones and tasks are delivered on time and within budget.
Leverage strong proficiency with MS Office suite to develop and maintain functional project schedules and reports, including custom resource utilization and cost/schedule/performance metrics reports.
Perform Risk Management and mitigation.
Ensure efficient application of document, change, configuration, release, and quality management processes
Responsible for reviewing processes, and resources and making improvements to increase productivity and reduce costs.
Provide performance and direct project planning and scheduling, cost estimating and monitoring, and reporting required for all assigned projects and requirements.
Conduct weekly project or other regular site-level meetings with Government leadership on project performance and deliverables.
Support project reviews and briefings; report on issues or related problems and potential risks.
Manage project scope, stakeholders, schedule, cost, logistics, and risks.
Manage relationships with customers and stakeholder.
Bachelor's Degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or a Masters with 2-6 years of prior relevant experience. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Must hold an active DOD Secret Clearance and have the ability to obtain for a TS/SCI clearance
Certified Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP).
Familiar with DoD IT Service Management (ITSM) in Europe.
Experience in a quality assurance environment that includes, customer satisfaction tracking and continuous service improvement
Experience leading complex interdisciplinary projects in a Department of Defense (DoD) environment.
Experience accessing and evaluating information technology systems and making recommendations to management about incorporating systems into the enterprise information technology environments.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment, and maintain a positive attitude
Critical thinking – ability to visualize and articulate end-to-end systems solutions involving multiple stakeholders.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Possession of excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
Capable of travelling to international locations.
Knowledge of Microsoft products: Office, Visio, Project, Excel and SharePoint.
Experience with Joint, Combatant Command, Service Component, or North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) staff
Past experience at USAFRICOM, USEUCOM, USAREUR, or USARAF. .
Industry recognized Information Technology Certifications and Project Management Certifications: Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), Cisco, Juniper, Microsoft, International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council), International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Project Management Institute (PMI), etc.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
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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