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Job #: R-00138659
Location: Remote, GB
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance Required: UK - SC


Programme Management Office (PMO) Manager

Programme Name: LCST

Location: Bristol, UK

Join our UK Team who are committed to a Mission!..

The Role:

Leidos is seeking an experienced PMO Manager to lead and support our Programme Management Office, in the delivery of routine and strategic growth opportunities within the Logistics, Commodities and Services Transformation (LCST) programme.

You will support a multifaceted programme spanning Storage, Logistics, Global Operations, Commodity Procurement and Strategic Programme Initiatives. Reporting to the P3M Director they will play a critical role in supporting programme managers, ensuring alignment with best practices, and enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of Project Management processes, delivering against the Annual Operating Plan and ensuring excellence in programme execution within the Logistics and Mission Support (LMS) division.

What will I be doing?

  • Lead and Manage the PMO, including Project Managers and Support Staff, providing strategic direction and guidance to ensure the successful deliver of projects within scope, time and budget
  • Collaborate with programme managers to provide structure, guidance and support necessary for the successful execution of their programmes, ensuring they have the tools and training required to adhere to best practices.
  • Oversee development of project plans for strategic growth opportunities, including scope, schedule, budget, and resource allocation. Monitor execution of multiple concurrent projects, ensuring all milestones and deliverables are met on time and within budget
  • Engage and communicate effectively with key stakeholders, including the customer, sub-contract partners, project teams, and senior leadership. Foster strong relationships to ensure alignment and support for programme objectives
  • Establish and enforce project management governance frameworks, ensuring compliance with the relevant regulations, policies and procedures
  • Implement performance monitoring on projects and programmes, providing regular reports and updates to senior leadership and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate and allocate resources efficiently to ensure goals are achieved. Serve as the point of escalation for project teams, including internal staff and external subcontractors, to deliver high-quality results
  • Conduct thorough change impact assessments to identify potential risks, challenges and opportunities associated with change initiatives
  • Support quality management processes to ensure project deliverables meet the required standards and specifications. Conduct regular reviews to maintain quality control
  • Identify and implement opportunities for process improvements within Project Management in LMS. Contribute to the development and refinement of project management methodologies and tools
  • Line management responsibility for Project Professionals

What does Leidos need from me?

  • Track record of project and programme management in a complex environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and judgement for dealing with both internal and external stakeholders to develop strong working relationships supporting achievement of objectives
  • Demonstrable understanding of business, finance and people management techniques and the commercial aspects of projects
  • Strong understanding of Project Management principles and methodologies
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to negotiate, collaborate and effectively build relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Experience of pre-award activity, proposal writing and assurance
  • Certification in project management (e.g., PMQ/PPQ, ChPP, MSP) is a plus.

Clearance Requirements:

  • Clearance to Start BPSS
  • Clearance for Role SC

Discover, inspire, and grow with Leidos UK. Apply today!..

What we do for you:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
•    Contributory Pension Scheme
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
•    Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)

•    Dynamic Working 

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.  If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Who We Are:

The Logistics Commodities & Services Transformation (LCST) Programme for the UK Ministry of Defence is a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK’s defence supply chain. The programme provides essential services such as storage and distribution for the MOD's materiel, including a global freight service and the procurement and inventory management of 70,000 commodity NATO Stock Number (NSNs).

Working together as Team Leidos we are helping to transform the UK's defence supply chain by providing an integration of a complex mixture of services, at low risk, using a modern suite of systems that will deliver one version of the truth. For the first time, the MOD will see the whole picture, as it is happening.

What Makes Us Different:

Purpose: you can use your passion and abilities at Leidos to keep the people you care about safe. We are at the forefront of machine learning, AI, cyber security and solutions. Using your skills in the technology frontline by helping to build a safer world.  You can inspire change.

Collaboration: having flexibility to do your job is one of our core benefits, enabling you to become part of our extraordinary team.  We have been empowering our people to work flexibly for years.  Whether you work from home, the office or on customer sites, we will give you the digital tools and the flexibility to work smarter and align your needs and ours.          

People: Leidos empowers people from every background to be themselves and gives you the tools to learn new skills by enabling growth whilst developing. We believe that extraordinary people need opportunities to grow, to be inspired and to inspire others. At Leidos, we invest in technical academies, career rotations and a career development plans that enhance your future.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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