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Project ManagerCanberra, Australia


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Company Description

About Us

At Leidos we bring together science, engineering and technology to deliver smart solutions to our customers’ most complex challenges. Great ideas are our currency and every person here is encouraged and enabled to be curious, open-minded and confident in bringing theirs to the table - to be inspired by what they can achieve and the impact they can have.

Job Description

We have multiple opportunities for Project Managers to join Leidos and deliver new capability or capability upgrades to our Federal Government and Defence customers, with a focus on: 

  • ICT infrastructure;
  • Complex System Integrations;
  • SOE development
  • Win 10 deployment ;
  • Data centre refurbishments and enhancements;

 You'll be working in some of the most complex, multi-vendor tech environments, so no two projects will be the same. We promote internally and offer a varied career path, so if you're seeking growth and challenge, you've come to the right place. 

A true project delivery role, your focus is managing stakeholders and customer engagements, managing the project team and ensuring delivery against requirements.  More specifically, it will include the following:

  • With the support of technical and commercial staff manage and develop project proposals;
  • Participate in the negotiation of contracts and contract changes;
  • Coordinate project planning, resourcing, staffing, supply and subcontract management, progress reporting, troubleshooting and people management;
  • Ensure project results meet requirements regarding technical quality, reliability, schedule and cost;
  • Monitor performance and recommend schedule changes, cost adjustments or resource additions;
  • Supervise and coordinate work performed by external contractors;
  • Participate in budget development and evaluating how project plan changes impact cost and schedule;
  • Manage the cost, schedule, resourcing, subcontractor deliverables and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs;
  • Establish milestones and monitoring adherence to master plans and schedules.


About You and What You'll Bring

You are a Project Manager with around 2-5 years delivery experience. You have knowledge of all the key project artefacts and are confident managing scope, schedule, budget and risk. 

To be successful you must thrive in high tempo team environments. Your delivery experience has given you a strong relationship orientation and the ability to manage senior stakeholders, both internal and external. You must have exposure to working in a disciplined framework such as ITIL, PRINCE2 or PMBoK.  Experience in developing proposals is highly valued. 

This role does require the successful applicant to be an Australian Citizen and to hold a current baseline clearance. 

Additional Information

What You'll Love

Over the last year, we have successfully adapted our approach to enable everyone - whether working remotely from home, an office or a customer site – to continue to be collaborative, productive and, above all, safe and healthy. We proudly embrace diversity and support our people at every stage of their Leidos journey in terms of inclusion, accessibility and flexibility.

At Leidos, you will be valued, included and supported. So if you are open-minded and keen to Be the difference, we look forward to welcoming you.

Applicants may also need to meet International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements. In certain circumstances this can place limitations on persons who hold dual nationality, permanent residency or are former nationals of certain countries as per ITAR 126.1.

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Job details
Date posted
17 Jul 2022
Project Manager & Project Engineer
$170k ~ $193k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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