Sr. Project Manager

Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.
Facilties, Maintenance, and Engineering


The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) Directorate is responsible for laboratory space, administrative space, infrastructure, campus landscape, planning, design, maintenance and construction management at Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.


The Sr. Project Manager will be responsible for:

  • The entire scope of the Facilities Maintenance project; communication, coordination, planning, design and technical details associated with the management of the project
  • Providing data management and quantitative analysis in support of the budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning initiatives for the organization as well as direct support to the development of responses to NCI data calls
  • Designing, tracking and analyzing key performance indicators (KPIs) for major cost drivers within FME
  • Partnering with various areas within FME including, operations, engineering, maintenance and repair, work order management, as well as those LBR functions that support FME to provide analytical decision-making support and recommend and implement improvements to financial performance and operational efficiency
  • Preparing customer concern Root Cause Analyses and remedies
  • Assisting Senior Project Managers in FME, as requested by the Director
  • Engaging in process improvement initiatives to include process mapping, data gathering, and statistical analysis of operating results to eliminate waste, reduce complexity and redundancy, increase speed of closing work orders, and improve accuracy in FME business processes
  • Assessing project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives
  • Developing mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project manager



To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/ university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in field related to engineering, business, accounting or construction management. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
  • In addition to the educational requirements, a minimum of five (5) years of experience in project management
  • Experience leading or supporting Business Process Re-engineering efforts including stakeholder buy-in, event/meeting facilitation, data analysis, value stream and process mapping
  • Ability to demonstrate, identify, input and analyze data required, and/or data sources for cost estimates
  • Experience in continuous business process improvement, supply chain, or other organizational process efficiency efforts
  • Experience with data analytics including metric development, data management and analysis, reporting, and dashboards
  • Ability and experience in analyzing complex quantitative data associated with facilities operations including materials, labor and schedule information, assessing existing outcomes and potential negative impacts, identifying alternative solutions and developing written recommendations for improvements in operating practices to reduce time and save on labor and material costs
  • Proficient in Excel/Word/Outlook
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance


  • Previous experience with facilities operations and maintenance at research facilities, universities or pharmaceutical production facilities

Expected Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities with attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. 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. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.


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