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Program Manager

Company: Leidos
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionLeidos Defense Systems is seeking a highly motivated Program Manager to manage the programs within its Foreign Weapon Systems Department portfolio. The candidate will support multiple task orders and be responsible for overseeing and managing key technical programs from initiation through delivery. The candidate will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including reverse engineering and operations, to ensure successful execution of projects that align with our customers goals and deadlines. The ideal candidate will possess superior analytical and problem-solving skills, operate independently with limited supervision and feedback, be a strong team player, and have the ability to establish solid working relationships with technical staff and peers within the division, as well as our external Government customers.Primary ResponsibilitiesPlan, coordinate, and manage small, medium, and large-scale programsEnsure program(s) within portfolio are executed on-time, within budget, and remain within scopeWhen necessary, create work breakdown structure(s) defining all activities and develop schedules to monitor and track dependencies, milestones, and deliverablesActively monitor, track, and manage program tasks, performance, subcontractors, risks, costs, and scheduleIntegrate all functions and necessary activities to ensure the program meets customer expectations and contract requirementsConduct quality review and submission of all deliverablesProvide strong, proactive leadership while engaging multi-discipline teams and responding to business development needs as necessaryCreate program management plans, work with technical leadership to set expectations, and ensure plans are driven by organizational proceduresWork with Program financial analysts to monitor program finances, provide AOP forecasting, track and report monthly actuals vs. planned expenditures, and implement corrective actions as necessary to address any variancesImplement Leidos best practices and continuous improvement initiatives to optimize program executionFoster a collaborative and innovative team culture focused on achieving program goalsBasic QualificationsBachelors degree in engineering / technology or business and 12+ years of prior relevant experience. Technical degree preferredExperience overseeing technical teams and managing R&D programsExcellent verbal and written communication, management, and organizational skillsDemonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently under stringent timelinesExperience with captures, including business development, customer relations, and proposal management/writingExperience with financial systems and managing program budgetsProven ability to build and maintain lasting customer relationships, external stakeholder networks, and teaming partnershipsProficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and WordCandidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret clearancePreferred QualificationsMasters degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field and 10+ years of prior relevant experienceProficiency in project management tools and softwareExperience with agile schedulingProject Management Professional (PMP)Active Top Secret/SCI clearanceOriginal Posting Date:2024-05-13While 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 - $196,225.00The 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 Jobble

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