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Deputy Program Manager

Company: Leidos
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

The Mission Solutions Operation (MSO) within Leidos has an opening for a Senior Program Manager to support the Mission Engineering Division as Deputy Program Manager on a large technical contract. Mission Solutions is a leading provider of analytic and mission information technology services in support of national security customers.


The Deputy Program Manager will be responsible for directing and growing a large and complex Leidos program, interfacing with all levels of customer and Leidos management. The Deputy Program Manager will lead a multi-year effort that includes a variety of mission-oriented technical and support functions. The Deputy Program Manager will be a key leader to: ensure customer satisfaction of Leidos’ support of their objectives; communicate short and long-term objectives and direction to subordinate managers and teams; create and maintain a professional, performance-oriented organization; demonstrate highly ethical performance and behavior that is conducive to professional growth, employee engagement, and continuous staff development; manage effective relationships with current and potential customers, business partners and subcontractors; make complex/difficult financial, business, and personnel decisions with outcomes in best interest of the company, customer, and employees; meet all contractual obligations; leverage Leidos corporate resources to ensure program needs are identified, communicated, and met.

Performance objectives may include: meet financial AOP commitments in revenue and fee for organization, retention of personnel, limit attrition to a set goal, create a diverse and inclusive environment for Leidos and team personnel, grow organically and promote Leidos direct labor on existing programs, support development, maintenance, and implementation of MSO strategy, embody the Leidos values, beliefs, and supervisor expectations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 15+ years of increasingly complex assignments, including 10 or more years of successful supervisory or leadership experience
  • Active, current Top Secret/SCI clearance with polygraph, and the ability and willingness to maintain the clearance while holding this position

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage diverse workforce at multiple locations
  • Strong track record of organizational leadership and business management
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills and the ability to effectively brief senior customer and corporate management on program technical, financial and operational status
  • Ability to gain internal support and consensus; ability to operate independently using solid judgment and without extensive supervision or feedback
  • Well-developed reasoning and problem-solving skills, including a demonstrated ability to manage risk
  • Ability to establish an effective working relationship with customers, technical staff, managers and peers; ability to motivate employees and ensure engagement
  • Ability to partner with infrastructure support personnel to include project control, finance, contracts, subcontracts, HR, recruiting, and business development personnel to effectively manage, grow, and re-compete programs

Desired Qualifications:

  • PMP Certification
  • Master’s Degree in Business or Information Technology
  • Experience managing a 24X7 workforce
  • Experience with specific national security organizations is highly desired

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

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Keywords: Leidos, Chantilly , Deputy Program Manager, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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