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Job #: R-00079709
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Senior Program Manager (PM) for a unique role on a family of large technical, integration, and operational support contracts for the Intelligence Community.  This family of contracts will operate in a Large-Small Mission Focused Team (LSMFT) business model where Leidos is the Large Lead Prime. In this role, Leidos is responsible for the successful execution of all prime contracts.

The LSMFT PM coordinates the support of all five Prime Program Managers and act as the LSMFT PM across all five prime contracts. 

The LSMFT PM enables effective and efficient Governance and ensures cohesive orchestration in execution of the scope of work across all 5 Program Managers.  This structure provides the autonomy for each Prime to execute their scope of work as it sees fit while providing the collaborative oversight to ensure the LSMFT is functioning synergistically and within the bounds of an agreed-upon Associate Contractor Agreement (ACA). The LSMFT PM promotes efficient and effective performance, quality delivery, and consistent, timely reporting across the five Primes to surmount the challenges associated with drawing support from multiple Prime Contracts to meet single overall program goals.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight of the performance of all the Primes on the Program in accordance with the LSMFT performance criteria and have ultimate responsibility to ensure the success of the Program

  • Serve as a single, contract agnostic voice for the LSMFT, providing the Government with one person to call to discuss any QK matter (e.g., status, schedule, cost, issues, new work)

  • Lead the PM Committee, comprised of the PMs from all 5 prime contracts

  • Monitor the development of monthly status reports generated from roll ups of individual prime status reports to provide a program level view of technical, cost, and schedule performance.

  • Ensure equitable work allocation across all 5 prime contracts in accordance with Small Business goals called out the contract.

  • Ensure full staffing across all 5 prime contracts and that open positions are assigned appropriate priority.

  • Resolve conflicts among the primes with respect to work allocation, staffing, etc.

  • Ensure appropriate management, customer and supplier involvement throughout the life of the program.

Required Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Four years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience managing TTO-driven contracts for DOD or IC customers

  • PMP or DAWIA Level 3 certification

  • Excellent written, verbal communication and negotiation skills are required

Clearance Requirement:

This position requires an active/in-scope TS/SCI Polygraph Clearance. US Citizenship is required to possess this level clearance.

Preferred/Desired Skills:

  • An understanding of the Special Technical Operations and Special Access Program communities.

  • Experience with cost reimbursable, award fee contracts

  • Experience supporting complex technical intelligence operations

  • Experience managing development and integration contracts

  • Experience managing a large team of subcontractors

  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and non-standard hours when needed.

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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