Program Manager


Job Description:

Leidos, with Operations in Columbia, MD, is looking for an experienced Program Manager to lead an existing team supporting a multi-year Department of Defense contract. The Program Manager will work alongside the customer and the Leidos team at the customer's facility near Ft. Meade, MD. The Program Manager will be responsible the following standard duties:
  • Direct and oversee the planning, execution, and performance of all contractor activities associated with the contract
  • Serve as the primary representative of the contractor and interface with the Government regarding status of all contractor program and technical activities and all problems, issues or conflicts requiring resolution
  • Collaborate with the COR to develop and maintain a detailed Program Management Plan (PMP) to include specific tasks, assignments, milestones and schedules
  • Manage cost, schedule, and performance through the completion of tasks within estimated timeframes and budget constraints
  • Track performance against specific metrics defined in the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP)
  • Schedule and assign duties to contractors as required and ensure assignments are completed as directed
  • Enforce workforce standards and review and resolve work discrepancies to ensure compliance with contract requirements
  • Have ultimate responsibilities for the integrity and quality of all work performed and all deliverables produced

Work will primarily be performed at the customer's facility. Some work in the local Leidos facility will also be required. Occasional telework is allowed, however 100% telework is not possible for this position.

Some CONUS and/or OCONUS travel may be required in support of the customer.

Base Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience managing programs and overseeing a team
  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field of study
  • Active PMP certification
  • Must possess and maintain a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience and 5+ years or prior relevant experience or Masters with 3+ years of prior relevant experience. Generally has 2+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects

Required Skills:
  • Proficient with using MS Office tools including Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience working directly with customers to discuss their requirements and objectives
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Experience managing subcontractors to include development of statements of work and supporting contract negotiations
  • Experience with CMMI or similar process frameworks

Desired Skills:
  • Experience managing Time & Material and Firm Fixed-Price contracts
  • Experience working with PII, PHI, and similar protected identity information
  • Ability to perform independent research and offer approaches to solving complex problems involving technology, process automation, and policy implementations
  • Experience leading geographically distributed teams
  • Experience identifying, proposing, and delivering new and innovative solutions to a customer

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

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