Project Manager

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Job Description:

The primary mission of the United States Mint is to serve the American people by manufacturing and distributing circulating, precious metal and collectible coins and national medals, and providing security over assets entrusted to us.

Its cyber security program is one of the United States Mint's critical needs and one of the most pressing priorities for the bureau's Information Technology Department (ITD). The Information Technology Department is responsible for securing not only standard information technology infrastructure, but also an Industrial Control System (ICS)/Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) infrastructure. ISD is responsible for maintaining regulations and requirements governing federal IT security, addressing the increasing frequency and sophistication of cyber-attacks, and supporting an overarching effort of continuous organizational improvement and maturity. ITD maintains a continuous monitoring policy and a heightened focus on cyber security compliance and operations.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Leidos USMINT Project Manager will support the Cyber Security Operations Team by acting as the Project Manager for up to 50 concurrent projects through all phases of the project lifecycle. The Project Manager will lead these efforts from project initiation, project planning, project execution, monitoring, closeout and maintenance of certification programs. The PM will work on jobs of very complex scope and be required to independently plan and manage all stakeholders throughout the program lifecycle. The PM will also support the Program Manager with day-to-day program requirements.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Managing personnel resources and site lead assignments
  • Assisting the Program Manager in the following actions: manage cost, staffing, schedule, deliverables and quality assurance
  • Daily activities will include being imbedded on project teams, soliciting input from the technical team to ensure all dependencies (internal and external) are documented and tracked; actively supporting Integrated Baseline Reviews; interfacing with other internal teams and customers to develop and prepare resource assignments, identify and document schedule and risk, manage the integrity of the baseline data, status and provide inputs in support of the business rhythm.
  • Candidate must be able to communicate the impact of schedule status and baseline changes to a senior level audience.
  • Maintaining and briefing the program risk register
  • Developing and maintaining program processes, plans, and documentation
  • Managing performance metrics and reporting
  • Serving as the owner of the internal SharePoint site for documentation
  • Develop contract proposals for new USMINT work opportunities
  • Works with commercial vendors, Leidos internal management and technical staff to cohesively manage multiple projects
  • Develop / execute an efficient work plan, define program milestones, and communicate dependencies and risks associated with the projects.
  • Reviews projects for activities, risks, and dependencies and provides insight to those areas to project stakeholders.
  • Manages program cost and expenses and ensures that project stays within budget.

Basic Qualifications
  • Requires Bachelor's degree in Business or Technical discipline and 8-12 years of experience, and at least 3 years of Project Management experience
  • Ability to deliver projects on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs.
  • Ability to manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders (including internal technical team)
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Ability to manage project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Significant experience in managing relationships with various functional roles and responsibilities within the company for the benefit of the program.

Clearance

Must be able to obtain a public trust clearance.

Preferred Qualifications
  • ​ PMP Certification
  • Scrum Master Certification
  • Experience working with Federal security standards
  • Strong sales/marketing background
  • Experience leading short term contracts
  • Experience working in a CRM tool


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