Program Manager at Leidos

  • Administrative Jobs, Program Manager Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 2 months ago
  • Virginia, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 10+ Years

Job Description

Program Manager at Leidos

Leidos National Security Sector, Decision Analytics Business Area is seeking an experienced professional to serve as a Program Manager in Chantilly, VA. This is an exciting opportunity to work on our Integrated Systems Division’s portfolio of programs and to apply your experience to support our customer’s mission. The Program Manager will be responsible to manage the day-to-day tasks of developers to ensure tasks and deliverables are completed on time and to high standards. The Program Manager will need to adeptly handle a wide range of assignments, projects, and stakeholders with a high degree of success and independence. They must demonstrate leadership skills, effective communication, the ability to manage competing priorities, and possess strong internal team relationships. This position requires an active TS/SCI security clearance with the ability to obtain a Polygraph.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Regularly interface with customer and end users to understand user needs and shape effort to meet those needs within the scope of the contract

  • Draft and own delivery project plans (timeline, scope of work, staff plan)

  • Manage schedules and milestones

  • Ensure high quality delivery process and execution

  • Identify project management/workflow system with data entry, reporting, and analysis (e.g., capacity plans, resourcing)

  • Develop governance plans, SOPs, and charters

  • Develop and maintain a communication plan on each project

  • Conduct basic risk assessments and work collaboratively to develop mitigation strategies

  • Demonstrate strong collaboration skills to ensure quality and adherence to production guidelines for deliverables

  • Manage a team’s performance through coaching and evaluations

  • Develop and maintain high levels of team effectiveness (trust, communication, collaboration, productivity, diversity, engagement)

  • Ensure team is effectively collaborating and communicating across team, to management, and stakeholders

  • Effectively and impartially navigate teams with conflicting priorities

  • Mobilize and drive the integrated team towards forward progress, action, and results

  • Conduct internal/external post mortems to identify ways to improve and/or patterns for replicating success

  • Research, write and review applicable components of technical proposals

  • Work with technical team to orchestrate high-level solutions for solicitation responses

Basic Qualifications

  • United States’ citizen with current TS/SCI access with ability to obtain a polygraph

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 12 years of experience or Master’s and 10 years

  • Track record of consistently delivering streamlined, fast-track and project-based work

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills with peers, supervisors and clients. Is sensitive to style differences among others and makes adjustments to own style when working with different people

  • Innovative mindset and change agent who is never satisfied with the status quo

  • Demonstrated the ability to work in a dynamic environment through flexibility, resilience and a positive outlook

  • Ability to take initiative, think independently, and exercise sound judgment yet knows when to seek advice of supervisor and other team members

  • Effectively work independently and as a team member; demonstrated autonomy over assigned work while working towards goals shared by the team

  • Ability to manage time for optimum productivity

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience as a project/program manager on a small program

• Experience as a project/program manager on a multi-faceted project

• PMP certification

• Mission operations experience

• Systems engineering and integration experience

• Mission-specific technical knowledge

• Software development

• Background in cyber operations

• Familiarity with US Special Operations Command and subordinate units

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $108,550.00 – $196,225.00

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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