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Job #: R-00001416
Location:
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None

Job Description:

Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people and our community. Our mission and our values guide the way we do business. The foundation of our Leidos culture is our Values, Beliefs and Expectations by which we select, recognise and reward employees. They create the environment that drives us toward our mission.

Inspired to make a difference, we are committed to solving the world's toughest problems.

Passionate about customer success by being determined to understand and respond to our customers' needs as if they were our own.

United as a team, we are bound together by our conviction that ethics and integrity is core to how we operate

Are you a dynamic and professional Portfolio Director with a desire to lead complex multi-discipline programmes which deliver innovative IT solutions to our customers?

You will be responsible for the delivery and overall success of each programme. You will supervise managers and inform management on progress and performance.

A successful Portfolio Director must have a broad knowledge of programme management principles. They must have a strategic mindset as well as be able to lead and develop their subordinates.

The goal is to ensure every program will be delivered successfully and add the highest possible value to the organization.

Responsibilities
  • Initiate and set goals for programmes according to the strategic objectives of the organization
  • Plan the programmes from start to completion involving deadlines, milestones and processes
  • Develop or approve budgets and operations
  • Devise evaluation strategies to monitor performance and determine the need for improvements
  • Supervise all programme and project managers involved to provide feedback and resolve complex problems
  • Discover ways to enhance efficiency and productivity of procedures and people
  • Apply change, risk and resource management principles when needed
  • Read reports prepared by managers to determine progress and issues
  • Ensure programme operations and activities adhere to legal guidelines and internal policies
  • Keep senior management informed with detailed and accurate reports or presentations
  • Requirements
  • Proven experience as Portfolio Director or Senior Programme Manager position
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation techniques and key metrics
  • Outstanding knowledge of data analysis, reporting and budgeting
  • A business acumen with a strategic ability
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication skills


WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?

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.

External Referral Bonus:
Ineligible

Potential for Telework:
Yes

Clearance Level Required:
None

Travel:
Yes, 50% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
37.5

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Proj and Prog Management

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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