Leidos is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Navy Service Management, Integration and Transport (SMIT) program. This is an eight-year, $7.7 billion contract that is responsible for maintaining and modernizing the main global network of the Navy and Marine Corps. In support of this program, we are looking to hire a Project Manager in Quantico, VA to join the SMIT team.
Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) program, the Leidos team will deliver 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 while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network.
The selected candidate will plan, direct, and coordinate a cross-functional team’s activities to manage and implement project and interrelated projects from initiation to final operational stage.
Other duties and responsibilities includes:
Determine, monitor, and review all project economics to include costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, sub-contractors, resources, and risk.
Identify and assemble the appropriate blend of resources to meet project needs and requirements including sub-contractor selection.
Plan, schedule, monitor, and report on activities related to the project.
Lead the project teams in determining client requirements and translating requirements into operational plans.
Facilitate status review meetings among project team members and clients.
Work with senior management on project proposals, bids, contracts, estimates, and schedules. Propose and develop add-on program opportunities.
Mentor and train the customer and vendor in project management methods, procedures, and activities.
Control project requirements, scope, and change management issues.
Coach and counsel members of cross-functional teams to accomplish project goals, to meet established schedules, and resolve technical or operational issues.
Establish appropriate metrics for measuring key program criteria.
Determine and install appropriate automated systems for management of projects.
Facilitate the creation of communication plans, ensuring that appropriate information is exchanged among key stakeholders.
Advise senior management on project management capability and risk.
Maintain awareness on emerging technologies and project management techniques.
Serve as Site Manager for Resource Managers to head-up, supervise and represent the team on-site responsible for ensuring that all program goals and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed timeframe, budgetary parameters and to the customer’s satisfaction
Provide Subject Matter Expertise and technical leadership for onsite staff. Act as chief point of contact for team members and frontline escalation point regarding workplace issues. Responsible for reporting events, informing Leidos leadership of incidents, and advising on potential courses of action.
Manage administrative duties for team, to include team scheduling, time-off requests, coordinating training, special initiatives, professional development, etc., ensuring compliance with Leidos policies.
Responsible for incident escalation on behalf of direct reports; pursue and attain issue resolution; coordinate with Resource Managers for interdepartmental requirements; and tracking training, certification and education for Leidos personnel.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business or related technical field and a minimum of 9 years of experience.
Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
Must have a Best Practice Standard certification
Experience creating and implementing plans per project goals and objectives
Demonstrates a high degree of customer service and team work
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Working knowledge of project management concepts as defined by PMI
Prior experience managing an Information Technology (IT) project in a complex environment.
Active TS/SCI clearance preferred
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.
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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