Leidos Senior Program Manager in MCLEAN, Virginia

Description:

The Leidos Defense and Intelligence Group (D&IG) has a Program Manager opening for an experienced cleared professional seeking a rewarding and challenging opportunity to lead a team of diverse technical analysts for an Intelligence Community customer.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for managing all aspects of a 20 FTE program, including project planning, development and execution according to cost, schedule, and scope requirements. Active management of project team personnel, cost and schedule to ensure contract compliance, and serve as the main customer interface. Responsible for ensuring complete customer satisfaction by listening to and understanding customer expectations and concerns, and effective execution of all program aspects. Shall have superior communication skills and contribute to and help foster a positive, professional and high-performance work environment. Willingness to work closely with Customer management and be an integrated member of their team is essential. Must be flexible and willing to adapt to changing requirements, as well as serve as a liaison between technical staff and the Customer.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 15 years of prior relevant experience in management. 5+ years experience working with missile related topics is required. Candidate must possess a TS/SCI with polygraph. Prior management experience and excellent people management skills and communication skills with the Customer are a must. Demonstrated success managing government programs in excess of $5m annually a plus. Candidates must demonstrate strong communication skills, analytical ability and solid interpersonal skills. Candidates must be highly organized in order to be responsive to multiple organizations within the Customer served by this contract. Attention to detail and ability to track many ongoing projects simultaneously is a core requirement of his position. Must be able to perform job requirements independently and in team environments and must have ability to interface with all levels of Leidos and Customer management.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

ADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Familiarity with missiles, UAVs or space weapons and their design and manufacture is a plus. An engineering or technical background, preferably in a missile-related field, would be a major plus. Ideally a candidate would have either industrial or military experience with missiles, UAVs or space platforms. Experience with managing the development and execution of professional training on technical topics is also desired.

Desired:

Master's Degree

PMP

Leidos Overview:

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.