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Job #: R-00087197
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

Come join one of our high performing teams responsible for building enterprise solutions serving the Veterans Affairs.  Be part of the mission solution and help lead VA’s Digital Modernization Strategy. Are you an US citizen, US resident, or Visa candidate and think you might fit the job description? We recommend you apply and start the conversation today! Join us in supporting Veterans Affairs and our nation’s Veterans.

Team Culture:  

Your passion and values might be a good fit for our teams if you answer “yes” to the following questions:

  • Are you looking for a company that puts employees first, with a focus on career, flexibility, and well-being?
  • Do you enjoy collaborating with colleagues and teammates and believe that the best ideas are fostered in an inclusive environment?
  • Are you searching for a team with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive for daily mission success?
  • Are you comfortable with proactive outward communication and technical leadership?
  • Do you enjoy being a catalyst, solving complex problems, and providing innovative solutions?
  • Do you have the flexibility, creativity, and resilience to pivot the mission for success?
  • Do you have the courage to make tough ethical decisions with pride, transparency, and respect?

Leidos is seeking an experienced Deputy Program Manager, who will assist the designated Program Manager in the implementation and deployment of a new HR management system at Veterans Affairs, as part of the VA Human Capital IT Modernization program. Successful Deputy Program Managers demonstrate competency in project planning, execution, reporting, leadership, critical thinking, relationship management, and business growth while upholding the highest standard of ethical behavior.

This position requires the ability to obtain a National Agency Clearance and Inquiries (NACI) clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assists in all aspects of managing the program, including project planning, development and implementation according to cost, schedule, and technical (scope) requirements.
  • Assists with management and oversight support to the VA Human Capital IT Modernization (HCITM) program, which includes tasks for system implementation, interface development, testing, deployment, data migration, analytics, information security, maintenance, help desk, and change management.
  • Manages the PMO team formed of administrative and technical personnel.
  • Participates in the development of level of effort estimates, BOEs, and proposal responses.
  • Participates in the development and deployment of the Transition-in Plan and the Program Management Plan.
  • Leads the development of the Communication Plan and the Integrated Master Schedule.
  • Provides input to risk management, change management and communication activities.
  • Supports program staffing activities – job description development, interviews, onboarding.
  • Presents formal and informal project status/plan briefings to the government and corporate managers through oral and written communications, when delegated by the Program Manager.
  • Assists in monitoring team performance (both Leidos and subcontractors) to ensure that projects are implemented, supported, and closed accurately and in accordance with key milestones and established project standards are upheld and clearly defined throughout the entire process of each project’s development and execution.
  • Ensures compliance with government and corporate training, policies, and mandates.
  • Assists with resolving procurement challenges and problems, such as small business set aside goals, certification requirements, and acquisition strategy.
  • Tracks cost, schedule and performance, as well as prepares documents and develops project specific policy, procedures, and report status at all levels.

Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to rapidly prioritize and communicate competing cost, schedule, and technical requirements and risks
  • Ability to understand and simplify customer requirements
  • Proven knowledge of industry standards
  • Strong communication skills
  • A bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Communication, or other relevant field
  • Minimum of 12 years total experience including five years senior level experience in Project Management
  • Experience in managing large system implementation federal contracts with multiple ongoing tasks and subtasks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certifications: PMP, CSM
  • Prior experience managing programs at Veterans Affairs
  • Prior experience implementing and deploying business systems – HR, financial management, etc.

Travel

10-20% of the time

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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.

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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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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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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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