The Defense Group of Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to support efforts for the OCONUS Enterprise Network (ONE-Net) portion of the NGEN-R Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract located in Naples, Italy.
NGEN-R SMIT is the largest IT services program for the Navy; inclusive of 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 while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network.
The Project Manager will exhibit strong organization and communication skills, with the ability to manage competing priorities, and communicate with internal and external stakeholders. The candidate will need to exhibit an understanding of IT project management concepts, inclusive of scope, schedule, cost, resource, communication, risk, and stakeholder management. The candidate will be responsible for coordinating projects from Navy customers following the Shore Installation Process and Fleet Readiness Certification Board Process.
Responsible for assisting the senior Project Manager in all aspects of Project Planning, Execution, and Close to include: meeting schedule requirements; identifying resource needs, engaging personnel to perform tasks, conducting monitoring and control checks, and reporting progress to Project Management
Establish and maintain transparent and respectful working relationships with customer and Project Management leadership, and subordinates
Coach and advise team members to accomplish project goals, to meet established schedules, and resolve technical or operational issues.
Develop project control and reporting procedures and manage changes in operational plan.
Proactively influence customers to apply project planning methodologies.
Work with personnel to ensure that comprehensive knowledge transfer activities associated with job functions and daily tasks are successfully conducted.
Identify and document skill enhancements/training needed based upon observation of actual performance versus documented site Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
DoD Secret Clearance
Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of previous experience managing projects
Experienced with the development and management of program documentation, inclusive of a risk register, standard operating procedures, lessons learned, and other program documentation
Exhibit leadership qualities required to coordinate and lead meetings to drive progress associated with assignments
Previous experience with executing program baselines, identifying variances, and communicating issues in a timely manner
Experience with change management; with the ability to implement processes, while addressing political considerations
Knowledge of Program/Project Management principles and concepts (WBS, PWS, IMS, RACI, Risk Management)
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
ITIL v3 or v4 Foundations Certification
Experience with Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint and other common project planning tools
Compliant with DoD 8570 IAT Level II (Security+, CCNA Security, etc.)
Experience working with Navy clients
Experience managing teams of personnel towards a common goal
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 January 18, 2022, 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.
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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