Project Portfolio Manager

Leidos - Reston, VA3.7

Full-time
Job #: R-00009573
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

Job Description:
Leidos Corporate Information Technology Services (ITS) Group is looking for an IT Project Portfolio Manager. We are seeking a leader who will foster employee skills in collaboration and problem solving, and able to coordinate project financial forecasts, budgets, and resource management related activities in Corporate ITS Group. This position is based in Reston - VA with occasional telecommute allowed.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Business partner for CIO Services projects - expected to collaborate with other functional support leaders and compile effective solutions for the division
Review and provide preliminary approval for resource and infrastructure demand requests
Accomplishes project financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing project budgets, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective action.
Prepare and present Financial Reporting for portfolio of programs and projects, including milestone and gate reviews, and individual project reports (monthly, quarterly, and annually)
Support planning of budget and quarterly forecasts for projects - direct costs, indirect expense elements, and capital expenses
Support PMs with development of business cases to support investment requests
Support PMs with program / project level FP&A activities, reconciliations, and adhoc reporting requests, including status reports against spend plans
Support IT Operations to include project planning, preparation, and analysis; provide reports and recommendations concerning project related activities
Executive level reporting
Compliance with all applicable Leidos financial policies and procedures
Support the management of resources against the Workforce Strategy
Assist Asset Management and Business Management Team with project resource allocations, acquisitions, and associated spend plan information, as needed

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree and minimum 8 years of experience in Information Technology, Finance, Accounting or Project Management. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree
The ideal candidate will have strong collaborating and analytical skills with all members of the organization to achieve business and financial objectives.
Strong understanding of financial processes, strong communication skills (written and oral), and strong analytic skills
Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint, to include pivot tables, advanced formulas, and executive level reporting
Ability to manage multiple priorities across a diverse portfolio of responsibilities
Ability to think strategically, lead and provide direction to indirect reports, and grasp a firm understanding of the division goals and priorities and what it take to execute
A self-starter with the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations, without damage to relationship

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience managing IT type work
Business / Finance acumen
Strong written, oral and interpersonal communications skills
Experience owning, driving and delivering results

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.