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Job #: R-00063151
Location: Quantico, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Senior Program Director for the Air Force and Defense Agencies (AFDA) division. The AFDA division is responsible for performance of enterprise IT programs for Air Force and DoD Fourth Estate agencies, including development and execution of the new business pipeline. This is a direct billable position and will support the full lifecycle contract, including supporting the bid and proposal, program startup and transition, and ongoing execution. The work will be performed primarily onsite at the customer location in the Northern Virginia / National Capital Region.

The Program Director shall be responsible for the successful cost, schedule, and performance of the contract across all task areas, to include Program Management, Information Technology Management Services, Architecture and Engineering, Enterprise Operations, Business Intelligence Services, Application Software Development, Tools and Asset Management support, and other tasks as specified by the customer. Serves as the main point of contact for the Contracting Officer (CO), the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager, and the Contractor’s senior management. Directly contributes to program efforts in several areas, including cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities. Ensures proper performance of tasks necessary to ensure the most efficient and effective execution of the contract. The PD shall utilize expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents.

Primary Responsibilities

The Program Director (PD) shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Allocate resources (staffing, facilities, and budgets) on the contract
  • Review and approve all Estimate To Complete (ETC), Funds and Man-hour Expenditure Report, or other financial reports as appropriate
  • Review and allocate management reserve within contractual limits
  • Ensure cross-discipline integration within the contract to meet Government needs
  • Work with functional staff to provide effective and efficient management of the contractor's effort
  • Review and propose the Integrated Program Baseline (or resource loaded schedule) to the Government
  • Review risk and risk mitigation activities and allocate budgets for the same
  • Prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews to be presented to the Government PM
  • Ensure the timely recruitment and training of program staff - both direct and indirect
  • Review all financial and technical reports before release to the Government
  • Communicate issues and solutions to the Government PM in a timely and transparent manner
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contract in coordination with the Contractor's contracts staff
  • Coordinate the preparation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and value engineering proposals to the Government PM
  • Provide Contractor input to the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan reviews or Award Fee reviews, as appropriate

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree with 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Master's Degree with 10+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Ten (10) years of recent experience as a program manager in managing programs and contracts of large-scale enterprise IT modernization and consolidation. Shall have demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting.
  • Ten (10) years of recent experience as a program manager of large ($80M-100M annually or more, with 15,000 or more users and 300 or more FTEs) programs with multiple projects and contractor teams executed under DoD-sponsored Task Order Contracts
  • Shall have at least ten (10) years of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms.
  • Direct experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity, as well as experience in leading a multi-vendor environment is required. 
  • Possesses an active Project Management Institute Project (or Program) Management Professional certification
  • Experience managing remote teams or geographically dispersed personnel.
  • Experience supporting a contract or TO responsible for adhering to DOD information security and personnel security practices
  • Have an active TS with eligibility to be cleared at the Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) level.

Preferred Qualifications

It is desired that the PD has the following qualifications:

  • Possess ten years of experience in a DoD or Intelligence Community environment performing in a technical subject area (e.g., IT management or computer science)
  • Demonstrated experience managing and leading geographically dispersed staff of varying skill levels in a project environment of similar scope and complexity
  • Demonstrated experience with IT Service Delivery using an ITIL/ITSM framework on a program or programs of similar size, scope, and complexity
  • Twenty (20) years of experience as a program manager of large ($180M annually or more) programs with similar size, scope, type, and complexity
  • Possess a Master’s degree in Business Management, Business Administration, or a related technical field.
  • Experience managing an enterprise IT contract or TO consisting of >10,000 users.
  • Experience implementing SLAs and performance metrics on a contract or TO.
  • Experience supporting the intelligence community with IT security requirements.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Manager

Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. 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 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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