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Job #: R-00063824
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced contract and proposal intake professional to support the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract. SMIT is the largest IT services program for the Navy, delivering the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service.

This person is responsible for performing reviews on all communication that is received concerning Request for Proposals (RFPs), contract modifications, award fee plan updates or anything else that may come thru the contracts team or systems used for contract updates. The individual will then coordinate with the right teams that are impacted by the updates to ensure the information received from the government customer thru various means, such as via email or through customer portals are quickly reviewed, the impacts are thoroughly understood, the information is communicated to the proper teams, and actions are closed out as needed. In addition the successful candidate will develop and implement new efficient review processes, and checklists, and communication frameworks to ensure all parties are properly notified on all RFP updates and questions that are received from the customer.

The Intake Administrator will directly support the three domains of SMIT, inclusive of MCEN, ONE-Net and NMCI, serving as a core member of the Order and Growth Team. The candidate will support program modifications, RFPs, project orders/requests as well as other new business as identified. Candidate will be expected to have an understanding of standard Federal contracting practices especially in the area of RFPs. In this position, the candidate will need to exhibit strong independent initiative skills, and the ability to work with program and functional teams to meet objectives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify and track all RFP, contract modification, IDIQ updates, award fee plan changes or any other communication contract related communication that is received thru various channels, ie. via email or customer portals, such as RAPT

  • Monitor RAPT notifications for new RFPs and other status change notifications 

  • Perform in-depth reviews of all RFP updates, status changes, added documentation, and questions that are received

  • Perform in-depth reviews of all contract related communication and updates that are received to ensure it is fully understood

  • Based on analysis that is completed on the communication received, determine which groups need to be notified of the recent changes and modifications.

  • Track all updates that are received and ensure any actions that need to be taken based on these updates are resolved.

  • Liaise between various groups across the program and help coordinate the communication and actions that must be taken due to the updates received.

  • Other duties as required

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to build relationships with business and technical teams

  • Prior experience in federal contracting and proposal development

  • Strong analysis skills, with the ability to identify and improve processes and determine needs to successfully develop solutions in short turnaround timeframes

  • Experience coordinating across multiple functional areas within a corporation

  • Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Utilization of tools such as SharePoint, MS Project, Excel, and Word

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to succinctly communicate with executive leadership

  • US citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently possess an active DoD SECRET security clearance

  • Working knowledge of Leidos’ contracting management processes

  • Experience working in a contracts shop on the contractor or government side

  • Experience with Program/Project Management principles and concepts (WBS, PWS, IMS, RACI, Risk Management)

  • Prior experience with Navy programs

  • Ability to remain upbeat, positive, and constructive within a dynamic environment operating under high-pressure deadlines

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00


COVID Response

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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