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Job #: R-00064610
Location: Fort Gordon, GA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Program Manager with a DoD SECRET clearance to join our team supporting the CECOM ILSC FSD Field Modernization Division (FMD) at Ft. Gordon, GA.  This position will act as the Program Manager, interacting on a day to day basis with the ILSC Contracting Officer Representatives, ACC Contracting Officer, and Government Technical Lead for each project.  This position will have P&L responsibility for managing the Cost, Schedule, and Performance of a $300M program managing a PMO staff, Leidos Project Leads, and coordinating the day to day operations of the Training, Fielding, and Logistics teams supporting the FMD customers’ requirements.

This position will be located at the Leidos Augusta, GA office and report to the Leidos Defense, LMS, SSID, Portfolio Manager.  A successful candidate will perform as the primary interface for the FMD government technical leads, direct the day to day operations of the Program Management Team, monitor and evaluate subcontractor performance, and perform approvals for procurement of required facilities, equipment, supplies, and personnel requests.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as the Program Manager and primary interface for the ILSC CORs, FMD government technical leads; and direct day-to-day Task Order operations
  • Interface with Subcontractors to manage their execution, monitor and course correct as required, ensure their costs align with their bids, and work with the Leidos SubK Administrator for the development of Statements of Work and other SubK required artifacts to execute Subcontracts
  • Approve procurement of required equipment, supplies, and travel
  • Lead the team on matters of hiring, replacing, and assigning personnel / Commit resources where needed
  • Serve as a program Subject Matter Expert
  • Monitor day-to-day performance; oversee PMO submission of deliverables, CDRLs, and execution of the the Digital Program Management Tools
  • Coordinate with the CTO Lead and Solution Architects to develop courses of action and plans for evaluating and integrating technology to continuously improve the customer offered solution set

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or other field with at least 10 years of prior relevant experience in managing Government projects and programs of similar scope and size for systems development, engineering, training, fielding, and/or logistics.
  • 4 or more years of experience supervising a large workforce of personnel and Subcontractors
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance
  • Demonstrated P&L responsibility of increasing magnitude in prior roles
  • Demonstrated ability in government accounting and contracts management
  • Ability to cross functionally communicate with government, subcontractor, and internal Leidos stakeholders via direct contact, e-mail, phone cons, briefings, and other written products   
  • Ability to manage cost, schedule, and performance; document program performance in weekly, monthly, and quarterly program briefings to both the government and internal Leidos stakeholders; manage the development of yearly CPAR write-ups for input to the government evaluation

Preferred Qualifications

  • DoD Top Secret with SCI adjudication
  • US Army, CECOM ILSC, FMD Customer experience and intimacy
  • PMP Certification
  • Prior experience performing system training and fielding; developing/teaching instructional courses for qualification on military systems and/or commercial certifications; coordinating hardware packages for unit fielding

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Yes, 25% of the time

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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, 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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