The Project Manager role is a critical element of this work. Working alongside a Service Delivery Manager and Technical Lead, the PM is responsible for delivering the strategic leadership of the project as well as standard project controls and management tasks. This is a strongly customer facing role and the PM will be expected to have excellent stakeholder management skills.
Key areas of responsibility include:
Management and control of the project budget and finances
Management of Risk, Assumptions and Dependencies
Stakeholder engagement for mission critical relationships throughout the customer organisation
Support to the Service Delivery Manager in strategic (not day to day) resource management
Processing additional customer requests for support End to End
Internal and External Reporting on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
Attending customer briefings as a Leidos Representative
Personal Skills & Qualities
Experience in planning and delivering tasks through engagement with technical colleagues and customers
Experience in the use of PM tools, ideally including MSP and JIRA
An understanding of the Management of Risk
Strong communication and interpersonal skills – both verbal and written
Flexibility and agility in thought and daily working practices to accommodate customer direction
While the role is essentially office based on a customer site, there will be some need to travel between sites in the UK and some flexibility in working hours may be required from time to time in order to support the customer’s needs effectively. Training will be provided where necessary on any Leidos proprietary tools and processes.
What do 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, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)
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.