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Job #: R-00073853
Location: Reston, 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: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Security Detection and Automation (SD&A) operation currently has an opening for a Director, Operations Project Management.  This role will report directly to the Vice President, Operations and will be based in Reston, VA or remote.

The Security Detection and Automation (SD&A) operation’s mission is to transform global security to create a frictionless, fully-integrated security technology ecosystem that enables the safe, healthy, and efficient movement of people and commerce.  Our primary markets are domestic and international regulated aviation, ports & borders and other critical infrastructure. This Director, Operations Project Management position will support the SD&A Division Managers, Strategy Leader and VP of Finance.

Job Description

Leidos Security Detection and Automation (SD&A) operation currently has an opening for a Director, Operations Project Management.  This role will report directly to the Vice President, Operations and will be based in Reston, VA or remote.

The Security Detection and Automation (SD&A) operation’s mission is to transform global security to create a frictionless, fully-integrated security technology ecosystem that enables the safe, healthy, and efficient movement of people and commerce.  Our primary markets are domestic and international regulated aviation, ports & borders and other critical infrastructure. This Director, Operations Project Management position will support the SD&A Division Managers, Strategy Leader and VP of Finance.

Primary Responsibilities

The Director, Operations Project Management (OPM), will be responsible to lead and manage strategic, complex, and cross-functional Operations improvement projects, which will deliver significant added value to SD&A’s global operational capabilities. The OPM will lead cross organizational activities for Operations, Service, Engineering, and customer projects.  The OPM will partner with Quality and the Division teams fostering the development and incorporation of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) that support operational rigor.

The selected hire will be expected to sucessfully perform, and have a proven track record/capabilities with the following:

  • Ability to lead multiple strategic and operational projects from inception and analysis to implementation.
  • Identify, clarify, and resolve barriers to achieving operational excellence in Operations.
  • Lead multiple strategic and operational improvement projects from identification, inception, and analysis to implementation and sustainable execution (in areas such as cost, maintenance and best practice strategy, Lean methodology implementation, supply chain, etc.).
  • Sets and continually manages project expectations with team members and other stakeholders; coaches, mentors, motivates, and supervises project team members and contractors.
  • Gathers, analyzes, and presents information from the customer, manufacturing, quality, and all other appropriate business areas.
  • Drive successful development of and execution on strategic principles focused on People, Operational Excellence, Customer Care, Lean, Cost, and Sustainability.
  • Deliver on the organization’s priorities, working closely with leadership in defining, scoping, launching, and implementing new initiatives. Collaborate with decision makers and stakeholders to minimize risk.
  • Facilitates and makes complex decisions and recommendations under limited direction and uses a high degree of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Build, develop, and grow business relationships vital to the success of SD&A’s operations.
  • Keep leadership informed by effectively and clearly communicating project effort, progress, achievements, problems and failures on a timely basis.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (or equivalent field) and 12 or more years of prior relevant experience
  • Strong project management and organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a professional demeanor, strong consultative and communication skills.  Must be capable of effectively communicating concepts, plans, and results at various organizational levels, including C suite 
  • A team-player with a willingness to be hands-on with tactical duties and an ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to partner and influence stakeholders
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience manipulating and visualizing data to diagnose and support data-driven decision-making
  • Experience leading a workforce through a changing environment

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $156,000.00 - $210,600.00

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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