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Leidos is looking for a top notch candidate to provide Lead Project Manager services to one of our federal agency customers in Washington, DC on complex criminal matters.
This position is expected to start on June 1, 2021. However, employment is contingent on ability to successfully obtain a minimum of a Public Trust Waiver prior to your start date as well as the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Suitability Determination for the duration of this position
Overtime and travel may be required as needed with proper authorization. Individual may support any division/section within depending on the needs of the office at time of hire.
Lead Project Manager is a senior level Project Manager with responsibilities for coordinating the efforts of several Project Managers, either on one mammoth project, or for large numbers of projects. Duties may include the following but not limited to:
Oversee tasks related to complex criminal matters. ]
In consultation with case teams, will provide direction, oversight, and coordination for the work of contract staff, including Document Management Analysts, Senior Data Specialists, Data Specialists, and Courtroom Presentation Specialists.
Responsible for overall quality assurance and timeliness of delivery for all work performed
May be responsible for more than one active case at a time; a caseload of six to ten "moderately active, moderately-sized" cases will be typical, with several of the cases possibly in the discovery and/or document review stage, one case in trial, several in the deposition preparation/witness binder stage, etc.
Extremely large or active cases may reduce the number of other cases handled by a Project Manager.In mammoth cases, involving, for example, more than 10 million pages, more than one Project Manager may be assigned to a case.The Project Manager is the Government's primary point of contact for all support for the case. The Project Manager will have frequent contact with the COR, Government Case Managers, trial attorneys, client agency staff, and sometimes even opposing counsel.The Project Manager is responsible for planning and managing all support for the case, including monitoring work flow, progress reporting, identifying and assigning staff, budget development and tracking, coordinating technical/data processing and eDiscovery support, and obtaining other required resources.Performs an active quality assurance role to ensure high quality work delivered on time.Ensures that proper security is maintained overall project materials, in accordance with Department security procedures.Coordinates with other Contractor components to deliver project support.
The above mentioned duties may be performed as single functions or in combination with one another. One is expected to perform duties as defined by the contract in conjunction with the statement of work.
- Proven excellent written and oral communication skills.
- At least six years of progressively more responsible experience in major litigation support projects, including at least one year of Project Manager experience or equivalent.
- Undergraduate degree required.
- Demonstrated ability to manage numerous complex and time-critical litigation support activities simultaneously, including technical/data processing support activities and cases involving e-discover.
- Demonstrated ability to interact with attorneys on complex support activities.
- Requires expert knowledge of litigation support; outstanding writing skills; outstanding oral communication skills; outstanding management skills.
- Strong technical background as demonstrated through user level knowledge of eDiscovery tools and data management.
- Demonstrated working knowledge of the Government’s and Contractor’s IT environment in which the work is to be performed, as well as Contractor’s “standard solutions” for eDiscovery, e.g., Clearwell, Relativity, etc.
- Must be able to anticipate litigation support needs and develop and execute detailed plans for addressing needs.
- Requires knowledge of the Government's data processing environment in which the work is to be performed, including office automation networks, PC-based databases and other applications, and internet and server-based databases and other applications, such as Oracle, Relativity or other document review platform, Trial Director, etc.
- Should have knowledge of the Government’s office and network environment, including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheet, imaging, and hardware systems.
- Ability to perform detailed work consistently, accurately, and under pressure extremely important.
- Ability to work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff.
- Ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office.
- Skilled in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner.
- Some walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items
- Ability to obtain a security clearance.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Experience working in a Government and/or Litigation Support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications, preferred.
- Experience working in a Government and/or Litigation Support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications, strongly preferred.
- Law degree, advanced technical certification, or other pertinent graduate degree valued.
- Prior experience with criminal litigation support.
- Current or active clearance.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
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 39,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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