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Job #: R-00086644
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, 50%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is looking for a Resource Manager to support critical staffing for bids, proposals and programs in execution.  The ideal candidate will have strong management and communication skills, with the ability to manage competing priorities, and communicate with internal and external stakeholders. Candidates will need to exhibit an understanding of IT project management concepts, inclusive of scope, schedule, cost, resource, communication, risk, and stakeholder management.

The Resource Manager will be responsible for analyzing current program execution, determine measures required to improve, or maintain processes in order to meet customer requirements, and facilitate the smooth transition of staff on newly won programs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage business and reporting rhythms as needed, gathering required information from subordinate team members
  • Employ program management skills, by accurately reporting progress against the baseline, in addition to employing a risk register to identify risks, analyze identified risks, and the develop associated mitigations
  • Support the identification, interview scheduling, selection and onboarding on subcontractor staff.  Help with maintaining healthy subcontractor relationships.
  • Work in tandem with Leidos Talent Acquisition and Human Resources to manage workplace management and employee engagement across programs
  • Support the development of teams, inclusive of aligning personnel to basis of estimates, evaluation of candidates, and communicating progress to Program leadership
  • Manage program scope in order to meet schedule requirements; responsible for defining resource needs, directing personnel to perform tasks, and reporting progress to Program Management
  • Responsible for IT knowledge ensuring that personnel are prepared to assume duties in order to meet defined schedule and scope requirements
  • Develop and manage a collaborative work environment, working 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)
  • Manage “as-is” information, inclusive of technical baseline documentation, SOPs, local procedures for security/onboarding, workload data (tickets), historical SLR performance and tools used to capture performance metrics
  • Responsible for assessing application/facility access requirements
  • Support overall resource management tasks; inclusive, but not limited to staff onboarding/off-boarding, weekly time-reporting and approvals
  • Establish and maintain transparent and respectful working relationships with customer and Program Management leadership, and subordinates

Basic Qualifications

  • BA degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience; additional specific experience may be accepted in lieu of degree
  • Familiar with the development and management of program documentation, inclusive of a risk register, standard operating procedures, basis of estimates, and other program documentation
  • Prior experience with resource planning labor category requirements, and requisition development
  • Exhibit leadership qualities required to coordinate and lead meetings to drive progress associated with assignments
  • Ability to understand and execute program baselines, identifying variances, and communicating issues in a timely manner
  • Prior personnel management experience with the ability to drive successful completion of projects and deliverables
  • Ability to maintain discretion associated with staffing and cost requirements
  • Experience with Program/Project Management principles and concepts (WBS, PWS, IMS, RACI, Risk Management)
  • Ability to utilize MS Office Products to develop and maintain program documentation
  • Strong analysis skills, with the ability to effectively communicate results to leadership and subordinates
  • Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Experience with change management; with the ability to implement processes, while addressing political considerations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to successfully communicate ideas

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMI Project Management Professional certification
  • Prior DHS and/or component experience
  • Active EOD or BI clearance from one or more of the components

Pay Range:

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

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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 www.Leidos.com.

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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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