Deputy Program Manager (DPM)

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The Civil Health Operation is seeking a Deputy Program Manager (DPM) in Baltimore, MD.

The Deputy Program Manager (DPM) will collaborate with the Program Manager by undertaking key operational aspects of the program, including responsibility for planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of program goals and objectives. Duties may include ensuring that all programs/tasks run within scope, time, and budget constraints. This position interfaces with program and functional leaders, subcontractors, and support personnel.


Position will influence development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results. Key enablers for the successful candidate include thought leadership, sense of urgency approach, talent detection, talent enablement, results-oriented, proven motivator, and passionate explorer. Candidate will recommend and implement new and innovative solutions, processes, policies, standards in support of program’s strategy and operations. Candidate will work to resolve problems that are complex and that typically impact multiple business components or disciplines.


Candidate will provide measurable input to new solutions, processes or standards in order to achieve project/program objectives. Candidate will possess keen abilities to effectively communicate with executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of significant importance to the organization/project. Candidate will collaborate with peers and key stakeholders to evaluate and leverage concepts, practices, and approaches that contribute to key new business capture and on-contract growth opportunities. Candidate must possess both a management and technical background and have expert knowledge of industry practices, advanced techniques and solutions that will be utilized to develop creative solutions that span the business area and program.


Candidate must possess strong leadership skills and extensive experience managing multi-disciplinary teams. The candidate must be flexible, adaptable to change and must thrive in a dynamic and competitive program environment. The ability to think strategically and provide solution-based decision-making is imperative. The candidate must have experience architecting and overseeing large and complex IT projects (e.g. Agile Transformations, IT Modernizations) while ensuring a quality outcome and setting customer expectations. The candidate must also demonstrate proven experience converting red/yellow IT projects to green projects.


Required Skills
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 10+ years of demonstrated successful leadership experience or Master’s degree from an accredited university with 8-10 years of prior relevant experience
- Strong background in program, project, relationship, and opportunity management
- Experience working in a medium to large scale business environment
- Ability to proactively embrace and lead change
- Strong verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills
- PMP Certification
- CISSP Certification
- Experience planning, initiating, and leading large, complex Agile transformation work efforts
- Experience planning, initiating, and leading large, complex IT modernization work efforts
- Experience/exposure with cybersecurity projects and initiatives
- Experience/exposure with anti-fraud detection solutions
- Experience/exposure with leading edge technologies (e.g. Cloud, Data Analytics, AI, BI)
- Experience working in a medium to large government contracting environment

Requires US Citizen or US Person (Green Card Holder) with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

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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