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Job #: R-00070007
Location: Vienna, VA
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: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Leidos Partnership for Defense Health (LPDH) is seeking a Partner Liaison to support its $4.6B single-award IDIQ program, Defense Health Management System Modernization (DHMSM). The DHMSM program, a highly visible $4.3B single award IDIQ vehicle that provides support to the Defense Health Agency, is the DoD’s leading program designed to deploy MHS GENESIS, a modern electronic health record (EHR) system, across the United States and around the globe, supporting nearly 10 million service members and their families worldwide.

The Partner Liaison will be the primary interface between the firms in the Leidos Partnership for Defense Health, led by prime Leidos, as well as other existing and potential business partners. The Partner Liaison will lead the cross-functional Subcontract management team, working with the Leidos procurement organization on behalf of the program to develop and execute strategies for acquisition strategy, timing, contract vehicles, negotiations, and competitions. This role will oversee all aspects of partner relations and performance throughout the subcontract management lifecycle, including but not limited to: proposal support activities, negotiations of non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, development of statement of work, evaluation of subcontractor proposals, price analysis, negotiations of terms and conditions, award of subcontracts, subcontract administration, issue resolution and closeout activities. The Partner Liaison ensure the team is managing all aspects of subcontractor performance from communications of expectations and statements of work through reporting of performance metrics. The successful candidate will rely on a background in both subcontract program management and business development.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage the program’s subcontract strategy and develop the business rhythm required to effectively manage the subcontracted elements.
  • Establishes clear lines of communication and exercises persistent follow-up with the subcontractor and Leidos and acts as a liaison between the subcontractor and the program’s technical staff. 
  • Objectively determines the subcontractor status relative to technical, schedule and cost performance against the baseline, as well as manages the risk process related to their scope.
  • Makes decisions affecting the technical performance of the subcontractor, and clarifies the technical requirements within the scope of the subcontract.
  • Ensures surveillance methods provide visibility into and the verification of the status of the subcontract program, including site visit and independent assessments.
  • Drives subcontractor program reviews or periodic status meetings that address performance milestones set forth in the subcontract and the progress in achieving those milestones. Directs and manages all technical and programmatic performance requirements that are levied on the subcontractor, and identifies issues and ensures the subcontractor takes corrective actions in issues that ma y endanger program performance.
  • Notifies procurement of the need for formal subcontract changes and support the RFP, negotiation and the change processes.
  • Collaborates with Leidos Groups and the Office of Technology to identify potential strategic partners.
  • Continuously monitor the market to keep track of competitor developments and their impact on market share.
  • Builds relationships with potential strategic partners, develops and communicates plans for mutually beneficial business opportunities, and motivates potential partners to engage in strategic partnerships.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s with 12+ years’ relevant experience or a Masters’ with 10+ years’ relevant experience.
  • US Citizenship required – must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust government security clearance, per contract requirements.
  • Passionate about results and quality, with a strong sense of accountability and ownership.
  • Effective executive oral and written communication and presentation skills, with experience facilitating executive level conversations.
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills, with a proven ability to gain buy-in from stakeholders.
  • Significant Experience in Federal IT Contracting.
  • Experience in Capture or Proposal Management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP Certification
  • Experience in Health IT

Pay Range:


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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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