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Job Description:
Leidos, Inc. is seeking a Project and Program Management Specialist (PPMS) to support its National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC IV). The NISC IV program provides diverse and critical support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The Management Specialist will provide overall training and consultation services for the Environmental Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH) Portfolio Management Team. The position will support a variety of FAA program areas. The Management Specialist should have progressive experience with FAA NAS operations, EOSH Compliance programs, management strategies, task order (TO) execution, and identification and capture of new business opportunities.

The Management Specialist must have progressive experience providing cradle-to-grave management oversight for

On-contract growth and expansion including marketing initiatives, feasibility evaluations, proposed capture strategies, closing techniques, and growth identification processes to assist with the development of the EOSH management staff.

This position will be 100% remote but will require travel to attend in person meetings with the NISC client/management groups at HQ and throughout the Service Areas (SA).

The PPMS will provide training and management support to the entire EOSH portfolio, including, EOSH, Configuration Management (CM), Long Range Radar (LRR), Terminal Facilities, and Unmanned Infrastructure Support (UIS) programs.

This is a virtual position

Note: While a clearance is not required to be considered for the position, the ability to obtain a clearance (i.e., Public Trust) is required if hired.

Primary Responsibilities:
Candidate must be a motivated self-starter able to work independently. The selected candidate must be detailed, solutions and goal oriented. The candidate must be able to communicate clearly and professionally in written and verbal communications with other contractors and management staff, peers, Program management and external and internal customers.

Specific duties and responsibilities may include:
Direct oversight of Task Orders – Enhanced training and support for administration of task orders issued by FAA customers and responsibility for ensuring work requested under the task order is performed properly and within the prescribed time and budget constraints negotiated between the Contractor and the Government for particular program areas.

Evaluate and recommend approaches for executing policies, procedures and goals for the successful completion of work within the task order to ensure adherence to budget and schedule constraints, commensurate with Leidos and Federal policies, procedures and practices, and provide training to subordinates to ensure that such policies and procedures are effectively implemented.

Assist with overseeing a large team of experienced professionals who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments.

Identification of new business opportunities.

Maintain continual interface and communication with EOSH Portfolio managers regarding projects throughout the FAA to identify areas of growth and development of capture strategies.

Regularly interact with Senior TOM, and Deputy Task Order managers, and with customers as required.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Business Travel: Possible 5%

Basic Qualifications

  • Typically requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Generally has 10+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.
  • Direct FAA experience as an employee, manager, or contractor.
  • Able to handle multiple priorities, both scheduled and unscheduled, effectively.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Prior work experience with US government mangers, employees and programs required.

The position requires broad knowledge of Program and Project Management in government operations.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience working with the FAA highly desired.

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Company details

Headquarters

Reston, VA

Employee

10000+

Revenue

more than $10B (USD)

Industry

Aerospace and Defense

Company Description
Leidos Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. Pay and Benefits Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here. Securing Your Data Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com. Commitment to Diversity All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.
Company ratings
  • Overall
    3.7
  • Company & Benefits
    3.7 / 5
  • Culture & Values
    3.5 / 5
  • Career Opportunities
    3.1 / 5
  • Work/Life Balance
    3.7 / 5
  • Senior Management
    3.3 / 5
Company reviews
"Excellent Corporate Culture"
Current EmployeeVirtualization Engineer
The management is very supportive of the employees, and provide sufficient tools for the employees to succeed including training. There are ample opportunities for the individual to Excel within the company and provide mentoring support which I found very helpful.

"very robotic workplace"
Former EmployeeEngineer
Managers disagreed with their decision, and I paid the price. I do not recommend anyone looking for more than a job to pay bills. It is a repetitive design job, and the engineer can't sign it because they are all contractors.

"It really depends on your role and the contract you work on"
Former EmployeeSoftware Engineer
When I first came on as a Junior Dev, I was excited because it was my first job out of college so I was just eager to get my hands on anything. My role required me to have knowledge of C++ and Java in order to support the "development" of a legacy application that has been around for quite sometime. About three months into my Junior Software Developer role, I actually found what I was doing to be interesting, but then, the work became repetitive and I slowly started to realize that there was no actual software development; just minor bug fixes here and there that truthfully only needed one dev to work them (most of the time). So, a lot of the time, We "Developers" had to make ourselves busy with "busy work" which had nothing to do with being a Software Dev (IMO). Your experience with this company IMO will be which contract you are placed on, and what is asked of you. My advice, ask very probing questions about what your specific day-to-day duties will be; sometimes job descriptions stretch the truth...
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"Good first job but wouldn’t stay long "
Former EmployeeAccountant
They hired me out of college with no experience so I was grateful for that. But the culture was bad, they worked us so hard everyone was always exhausted, a supervisor tried to get me fired over a 7 cent error, and some managers had no accounting background and it showed. I was definitely ready to leave after two years for better pay, better work environment and more appreciation from my company.
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