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Job #: R-00055747
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos' Military & Veterans Health Solutions (MVHS) Organization is currently seeking a Program Execution Lead supporting division business. Leidos is a Top 10 Health IT provider drawing on decades of success in delivering solutions to meet the healthcare challenges of today. Our unique position as a technology company with deep health and life sciences expertise equips us to transform patient care, as well as provider and payer operations in commercial and government health organizations. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community.  We are looking for talented people to join our team and help us revolutionize the future of health.

                                                                                            

The Program Execution Lead must maintain an understanding of major programs, risks, and technologies in order to provide regular support, oversight and guidance to Program Managers both in pre-award and post-award engagement

The Program Execution Lead for the division is responsible for the implementation and compliance of Leidos’ Program Execution Policy, which includes oversight of programs through regular reviews and deep dives, as well as regular involvement of proposals to ensure awards are optimally executable. 

The selected individual must have an in-depth understanding of Program Management tools and processes, including an understanding of earned value management. The position responsibilities will include working across programs ensuring standardization with processes, planning, tracking, and execution of complex tasking within technical, schedule, and budget constraints. The candidate must be able to work with minimum guidance in addressing actions, and then use their own knowledge, ingenuity, innovation and experience to ensure proper program execution.

The PEL will participate and provide leadership during pre-award (capture phases) in technical readiness reviews (TRRs), execution planning reviews (XPRs), bid risk reviews (BRRs), and bid approval reviews (BARs) as well as proposal content review and generation.

Primary Responsibilities

List daily duties and/or specific job responsibilities.

Program Execution Lead for Veteran Affair Solutions is responsible for the implementation and compliance of Leidos Policy LP-PE-1 which includes oversight of VA programs through regular reviews and deep dives, regular involvement of proposals through participation and leadership in technical readiness reviews (TRRs), execution planning reviews (XPRs), bid risk reviews (BRRs), and bid approval reviews as well as proposal content review and generation.

The PEL shall conduct deep dives into troubled programs and supports collaborative development of corrective action planning.

Additional Responsibilities

Mentoring and training of Program Managers.  Training may include one-on-one mentoring or sessions in the form of Brown Bag Lunchtime Learning sessions as well as the generation and delivery of training material for new Program Mangers.

Review of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), teaming agreements and other contractual documents for the purpose of understanding implications to program risk.

Being a liaison and expediter for Program Managers and functional support including, but not limited to Procurement, Contracts, Business Development, Accounts Payable and Finance.  Supporting the development of opportunity capture strategy by participation in large and critical capture activities such as; Collaboration Sessions, price to win, and other reviews and meetings.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or related technical field, with 12+ years of prior relevant experience in Program Management.  Or, Master’s Degree with 10+ years of prior relevant experience in Engineering and Program Management. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with financial management and earned value management
  • Strong leadership credentials, good organizational skills, attention to detail and work well as a key member of a team often tasked to be highly responsive and agile in order to satisfy customer needs.

  • The candidate must have experience in the following areas:
    • Cost estimating
    • Budget management
    • Scope Management
    • Schedule development and management
    • Firm Fixed Price Contracts
    • Strong briefing skill with senior customers and C level leadership
    • Proficient using Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint. Contribute to Sec DevOps development activities and complex development tasks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred to have a background in health systems (or subsystems)
  • Graduate Degree is a plus
  • PMP certification or equivalent

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

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 40,000 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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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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