Technical Account Manager (TAM)

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Leidos' HHS/NIH Division is seeking a highly collaborative, technical and business professional for the role of Technical Account Manager (TAM). This position will require a tactical and strategic leader supporting technical and business development personnel in creating competitive and compelling solutions that will result in business growth.

The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of NIH business processes and automation needs and be able to articulate resulting business opportunities. The ideal candidate will also possess a strong network across NIH and other HHS operating divisions, with a respected reputation within that community.

The TAM may function as a solutions strategist and external-facing thought leader as business needs dictate. Successful candidate possesses a deep understanding of the underlying business processes that require automation and modernization. Areas of concern may include: grants management life cycle, cloud computing, information assurance and cyber security, clinical trials, data commons, data analytics, and others. Teamwork and collaboration with technical and non-technical colleagues, and with business partners for positive business impact is essential.

A partial list of responsibilities include:
• Support creation of innovative solutions in support of major capture efforts within the core business base, as well as in strategic expansion areas.
• Creation of white papers, proposals, and briefings, demonstrating the thought leadership capabilities of the organization, as well as supporting various marketing and business development efforts through customer interaction
• Represent Leidos in Industry/Trade Associations.
• Assist or lead capture strategy development, including the creation and marketing of discriminating value propositions
• Support program management and business development reviews, and customer engagements
• Provide training sessions and knowledge transfers to educate supporting teams on grants management and other business/technical process aspects
• Solution development of technical and information services portfolio and ancillary service offers


• The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and will have 10+ years of experience applying broad technical and business process expertise supporting the NIH.
• Possesses strong subject matter expertise in the NIH automation and modernization needs and has demonstrated capability in authorizing white papers and other successful proposals
• Knowledge and experience with HHS Departmental level and within other HHS operating divisions are a plus, (i.e. HRSA, SAMHSA, ACF, etc)
• Familiarity working with other related Federal agencies and offices who perform similar or related business functions to the NIH. Examples include: HHS Office of Grants and Acquisition Policy and Accountability (OGAPA), Government Accountability Office (GAO), Inspectors General, Federal Chief Information Officer Council, National Grants Management Association (NMGA), Grants.gov, National Grants Partnership.
• Experience working with Federal government interagency organizations on significant initiatives such as Uniform Grants Management, Data Act Implementation, Grants.gov implementation, and Privacy/Security is very desirable
• Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication skills, as well as presentation, facilitation, and team building skills
• Must demonstrate strong ability to network with key decision makers linked to the automation efforts of the grants management life cycle.


Primary location for this position is in Bethesda MD.

Requires US Citizen or US Person (Green Card Holder) with the ability to obtain a site 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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