Contract Program Manager

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Project / Program Management
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
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Top Secret/SCI
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Leidos is currently looking for a Contract Program Manager in Fort Belvoir, VA. This position is in support of the I2TS-3 contract.


The Contract Program Manager will perform day-to-day management of overall contract operations, supporting multiple projects and groups of contractor personnel at multiple locations. Work with the higher level program manager, if applicable, to provide effective and efficient management of the contractor’s effort. Allocate resources (staffing, facilities, and budgets) on assigned contract tasks. Review and provide input to the Integrated Program Baseline (or resource loaded schedule) to the Government. Ensure compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contract in coordination with the Contractor’s contracts staff. Be knowledgeable of the guidelines provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), DoD 5000 series, and Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 801 policies. Conduct and support requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting.

Primary Responsibilities

• Responsible for the successful cost, schedule, and performance of the contract

• Serve as the main point of contact for the Contracting Officer (CO), the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager, and the Contractor’s senior management

• Directly contribute to program efforts in several areas, including cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities

• Ensure proper performance of tasks necessary to ensure the most efficient and effective execution of the contract

• Utilize expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents

Accountable for all aspects of contract execution and manages the hands-on, day-to-day execution of related operational activities

Responsible for program/project management operations and resourcing of all task order requirements, including staffing, GFE accountability, and tasking responses

Responsible for meeting all technical, financial, and contractual requirements

Ensures that management processes and business systems facilitate meeting performance requirements

Primary Point-of-Contact

Is authorized to act on all matters relating to the daily operation of the task order


In addition, perform all task of the Level 1 PM not performed at Level 1 due to the size and/or complexity of the contract. Provide day-to-day management of overall contract operations, supporting a subset of the overall task order of groups of contractor personnel possibly at multiple locations. Directs and coordinates the planning and execution of all contract support activities. Responsible for ensuring all contractor tasks and deliverables are being performed in accordance with the contract sub-task, and ensure quality assurance standards are being met. Establish and alter (as necessary) corporate management structure to direct effective contract support activities. Assist the Government PM by providing input to statutory acquisition reports and responses to Congressional Questions for the Record (QFRs). Coordinate the preparation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and value engineering proposals to the Government PM. Provide Contractor input to the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan reviews or Award Fee reviews, as appropriate. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.


In addition, perform all tasks of the Level 2 PM not performed at Level 2 due to the size and/or complexity of the contract. Communicate issues and solutions to the broader Government management structure as requested by senior Government leaders. Provide guidance and direct tasking for Level 0, 1, and 2 program managers if any are assigned to the contract/program. Rapidly assemble and execute focused cross-disciplinary Government/Contractor teams to address urgent or unexpected cost, schedule, or technical program/contract issues.

In addition, perform all tasks of the Level 3 PM not performed at Level 3 due to the size and/or complexity of the contract. Responsible for managing very complex and/or high risk programs, and shall not serve in any other capability. Directs daily staff and task activities to meet client and corporate work objectives. Supervises assigned technical and administrative staff, including subordinate managers. Serves as a liaison with clients to coordinate activities, negotiate tasks, and solve problems. Responsible for coordinating and monitoring subcontractor activities.


Basic Qualifications

HSD or GED with 12 Years of relevant experience

OR Associate's Degree with  10 Years of relevant experience

OR Bachelor's Degree with 8 Years of relevant experience

OR Master's Degree with 6 Years of relevant experience

OR PhD with 4 Years relevant experience


Clearance: Active TS/SCI required at time of hire.


Certifications at time of hire:


This position  requires DoD Directive 85570.01M Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II certification; candidates require one of the following: CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+, SSCP

Preferred Qualifications

Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) or Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers (FAC- P/PM) - Senior Level.

Communication skills to effectively interface with military officials, managers, and subordinates
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.
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