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Job #: R-00058378
Location: New York, US
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Are you interested in improving and shaping the IT industry? Leidos is seeking an IT Account Manager who is motivated by variety, is seeking a challenging environment for professional growth, and is interested in growing customer relationships with one of our clients, who is one of the top 10 largest electric companies in the U.S., headquartered in New Jersey.

The IT Account Manager will be responsible for capture management, developing and supporting business strategy and development, marketing and branding activities of our products and services, and cultivating and growing customer relationships. This person will be tasked with developing customer relationships across one of Commercial Energy’s utility accounts to understand the strategic and competitive landscape throughout the enterprise and share that vision with the Leidos team. Ultimately, you will strive to ensure our client has a complete understanding of Leidos’ capabilities and differentiators in order to grow the Leidos’ footprint at the utility. This is accomplished by gathering customer intelligence and utilizing that data to expand Leidos’ market share with our client. The successful candidate will be key in enriching the long-term relationship with this customer. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring alignment with the overall strategic planning and linking pursuit/capture activities which support the business development metrics for awards, submits and pipeline; assist in monitoring program performance vital to new business growth; will act as the Proposal Manager on RFPs received from customers; lead the initiation, coordination, and monitoring of the capture process on proposal efforts; assist in meeting Operational performance/budgetary goals; and support all strategic planning efforts.

Location: We are looking for someone in Newark, New Jersey. Role may be remote initially, however once COVID restrictions loosen candidate will be expected to report to the office/client site.


  • Integrate all functions and activities necessary to perform the project/program to meet the client or customer requirements.
  • Plan and implement actions by the program/project team to define and implement baseline and meet quality requirements for project/program products and services.
  • Direct project team personnel, manage cost and schedule, ensure contract compliance, and serve as customer interface.
  • Manage pursuit cost and schedule of assigned tasks or functions.
  • Interface with task leaders, subcontractors and support personnel, customer and senior management.
  • Provide leadership and direction of personnel performing complex tasks.
  • Develop and implement growth strategies that utilize Leidos’ capabilities to expand current client penetration
  • Align and manage internal business teams to achieve growth
  • Develop long term relationships with the allocated accounts, providing excellent customer service to ensure future opportunities are fostered and developed.

Required Education & Skills:

  • A Bachelor's degree in IT, Management or Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in customer relationship management
  • 8+ years of experience working on projects or programs, with at least 5 years serving successfully in positions of major responsibilities
  • A minimum of 3+ years supervising or leading teams or projects.
  • Experience in Proposal Management and managing multiple groups in proposal development
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience working in electric utility industry preferred
  • Prior success in developing growth focused business development strategies
  • PMP Certification (preferred)
  • Ability to travel between client sites in New York and New Jersey

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Proj and Prog Management

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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

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