Claimant Project Manager

Reston, VA
Aug 11, 2022
Aug 19, 2022
Full Time
Description Job Description: NGEN-R is the largest IT services program for the Navy. Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) portion of NGEN-R, the Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) and Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN), including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. In order to continually modernize these networks, the Navy and Marine Corps will award project Task Orders onto the SMIT contract. The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Claimant Project Manager to support both transition and execution network infrastructure projects for the SMIT contract in support of a specific geographical region. Job Summary The Claimant Project Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating team activities to manage and implement infrastructure projects from initiation to final operational stage. Determine, monitor, and review all infrastructure project economics to include costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, resources, and risk. Lead the project team, including subcontracted support, in meeting claimant requirements. Identify and assemble the appropriate blend of resources to meet project needs and requirements, working with our matrixed Engineering Management staff to secure the appropriate resources. Manage cabling and facilities sub-contractors. Plan, schedule, monitor, and report on activities related to the project. Undertake status review meetings among project team members and clients. Work with management on project proposals, bids, contracts, estimates, and schedules. Coach and advise team members to accomplish project goals, to meet established schedules, and resolve technical or operational issues. Proactively influence customers to apply project planning methodologies. Ensure adherence to legally binding requirements. Control project requirements, scope, and change management issues. Establish appropriate metrics for measuring key project criteria. Analyze project progress/costs and facilitates the development of recommended alternatives. The primary places of performance are Government facilities, with the potential for telework as schedules allow. Support in other regions, both in the Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside Continental United States (OCONUS), may be required. Travel may be required depending on the portfolio of projects awarded on contract. The ability to clearly articulate technical messages for a variety of audiences at a high-level, both through written and verbal means, will be a critical skill necessary for the success in this position. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure that all assigned projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget. Work with internal and external groups potentially on multiple simultaneous projects. Identify project risks throughout the life of the project. Mitigate overall project risk through conflict and issue resolution with the project team. Keep stakeholders informed of project status and deliverables, as well as risk and mitigation strategies. Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities. Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues. Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables. Develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders and sponsors. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree with at least 2 years of related experience Teamwork-oriented with a strong focus on customer satisfaction. Experience with IT/Infrastructure projects Ability to think strategically, solve problems effectively and tenaciously follow-through to ensure client success. Experience working with clients at all organizational levels with a high degree of professionalism and business acumen. Ability to create and edit project documents, materials, and presentations, including schedule management. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required with a demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams. Working experience in government contracting, particularly related to financial aspects and standard business practices (eg, familiarity with and ability to interpret statements of work, contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders, etc.). Leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead in a matrixed environment. US Citizen that currently possess an active DoD Secret security clearance. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prior experience managing NGEN contract projects. Demonstrated experience with managing the planning, provisioning, and delivery of information technology services to large organizations. Earned Value Management experience. Pay Range: Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00 The 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 law. #Remote

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