Digital Utilities: Infrastructure Modernization Program Manager

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Infrastructure Modernization Program Manager/ Digital Utilities 

Leidos is seeking an Infrastructure Modernization Program Manager to oversee our Commercial Energy Solutions Smart City program. Work includes supervising the day to day activities of Smart City projects across multiple regions in North America, including the planning and deployment of new field infrastructure and cloud-based systems through direct Leidos and sub-contractor teams with data analysis of program operations, budgets and forecasting. The Program Manager is responsible for ensuring that the aggregate team delivers excellent customer facing solutions.  Position is expected to carry out individual responsibilities with initiative, independence and creativity while exercising sound professional judgment and stakeholder alignment.


Set up and staff a Program Management Office for the Infrastructure Modernization Program including the organizational structure and project governance.
Develop a project plan for the Infrastructure Modernization program
Ensure that the individual project teams deliver the city projects, within scope, on budget, on time, safely, and with high quality.
Oversee internal Leidos design and delivery teams, and collaborate with the program chief engineer
Oversee EPC and other sub-contractor firms to achieve execution excellence
Ensure that internal project resources are available for the individual projects when needed
Responsible for gathering performance data, preparing reports including forecasts and tracking incentives
Prepare weekly schedule status, monthly cost/estimate to complete analysis and status, variance analysis and reports/explanations, baseline change requests
Perform risk and data analysis of program operations and lead risk management program
Perform budget management and tracking of performance against goals which depending on the project could include setting up an earned value management system (EVMS) to track the project against the baseline.
Build and maintain relationships with customers 
Oversee the implementation of customer training and change management programs to support the transfer of sub-systems upon delivery
Coordinate with Leidos internal and sub-contractor teams to develop and coordinate operations management of sub-systems that Leidos retains operations and maintenance duties for
Develop a project team with a strong focus on quality, process efficiency, timeliness, customer service and accuracy 
Organize and conduct presentations to a variety of organizations 
Works with Marketing and Communications team to market all new initiatives
Works with engineering team to create and develop leading edge operational strategies
Maintain, develop and improve database and create associated reports for the program
Trains team members on new initiatives and provides general coaching to develop team members and better service internal and external customers 
Provide support in cost estimating, workload and manpower planning activities, including authoring, in support of the operations current and future business needs on the program (e.g. proposals and task order preparation)
Work across the various engineering and functional organizations to plan and establish detailed schedule and cost baselines
Support planning of engineering tasks, deadlines, milestones, and task sequencing and tracking of metrics for the department. 




Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, or related technical discipline with 12-15 years of program management experience delivering complex technical projects on time, within scope, and on budget: a Masters degree with 10-13 years of prior relevant experience will also be considered
5 years of experience setting up and managing projects using EVMS or equivalent 
Budgeting, financial planning, forecasting and financial management experience including strong ability to implement negotiating strategies, and engage in long term planning
Experience in negotiating subcontracts and managing subcontractors; experience managing EPC subcontractors a plus
Strong interpersonal and coaching skills required
Strong planning, organizational, time management and prioritization skills with demonstrated ability to make unexpected adjustments to deliverables as required
Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills – in person and over the phone.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products desired. 

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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