The Defense Group within Leidos has an opening for an Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System, Identification Friend or Foe, Mark XIIB, Systems (AIMS) Program Manager to work on a customer site. The Program Manager will lead a mid-sized team to provide scientific and technical information (STI) deliverables by performing Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), and other Research and Development (R&D)-related analytical services. The Program Manager will interface with task and functional leaders, subcontractors, support personnel, the IDIQ Program Manager, and the Government customer to plan, organize, secure and manage resources to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives.
Responsible for the overall management of the task order and ensuring that the technical/financial solutions and schedules are implemented in a timely manner.
Gathers and analyzes information to understand programmatic risks and fosters team input towards resolution / mitigation.
Ensures quality products and services are delivered. Responsible for meeting all technical, financial, contractual, and performance requirements to bring about the successful completion of specific program goals and objectives.
Serves as the main point of contact for the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager, and the Contractor’s senior management.
Contributes to program efforts in several areas, including transition-in, cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities.
Utilizes communication skills to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas.
Reviews and approves weekly/monthly/quarterly project status reports, detailed science and technical documents, Program Management Plan (PMP), Transition Plan, and contractor/subcontractor labor hours documents, and ensures on-time delivery in accordance with the PWS deliverables schedule.
Responsible for resourcing of all task order requirements, including staffing, GFE accountability, and tasking responses.
Communicates and coordinates the resolution of all project related problems to the appropriate project Government lead.
Directs multiple contractor and subcontractor teams through to project completion.
Currently possess an active Secret security clearance.
Minimum of a BS/BA degree in business, technology, or engineering.
Minimum 12 years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects of at least ten (10) professionals.
Minimum 5 years of IFF, Mark XIIB System (AIMS) related experience.
Minimum 5 years of experience in FMS contracts management.
Experience with developing and following a PMP resource-loaded baseline.
Demonstrated ability to lead a program in a high tempo, multi-site environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Has the ability to influence others on policies, practices and procedures.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Federal Acquisition Certification Program/Project Managers (FAC-P/PM) Entry Level certification on Project Management.
Master’s degree in business, technology, or engineering.
Experience managing a team that includes OCONUS staff.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
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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