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Job #: R-00078432
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Project Manager

Leidos is looking for a full-time Project Manager to join its team in Washington, DC. The Project Manager is responsible for planning and managing all support for the program, including monitoring workflow, progress reporting, identifying, and hiring staff, budget development and tracking, and obtaining other required resources. The Project Manager will have frequent contact and liaise with Customer on contractor goals and program direction. The Project Manager's work is subject to coordination or direction by the Lead Project Manager

Please note this is a multi-year contract with anticipated start in mid-2022.

Primary Responsibilities of the Project Manager:

  • Directs and coordinates with the contractual staff located in the regional offices

  • Provides overall responsibility for staffing and personnel issues for contractual staff.

  • Identify, screen, and hire staff for various positions

  • Work closely with Regional Managers and supervisory staff to ensure performance improvement conducted where appropriate

  • Ensures all staff are performing at the productivity levels required by the task order. Conduct regular staff performance reviews

  • Performs an active quality assurance role to ensure high quality work delivered on time

  • Ensures all relevant case data and documents required by OCR’s processes is entered into OCR’s case management system, “Program Information Management System” (PIMS)

  • Review and approve timesheets, and monthly invoices. Prepare and generate operational and financial reports

  • Perform other tasks as required by the Customer and/or Lead Project Manager

  • Coordinates with other Leidos components to deliver project support 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree required. 

  • At least four years of progressively more responsible supervisory and management experience on major litigation support projects, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys. 

  • Demonstrated ability to manage numerous complex and time-critical litigation support activities simultaneously.

  • Outstanding writing skills; excellent oral communication skills; and excellent management skills. 

  • Requires expert knowledge of litigation support; must be able to anticipate litigation support needs and develop and execute detailed plans for addressing those needs.

  • An expert user of the Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, PC-based databases and other applications, and internet and server-based databases, word processing, spreadsheet, imaging, and hardware and document review platforms. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Law degree, advanced technical certification, or other pertinent graduate degree preferred.

  • Experience working in a law firm and/or government environment

  • Interest in health law and or civil rights


Pay Range:

Covid Guidance

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. 

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 43,000 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

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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