Project Management Office Team Lead - Secret - Springfield, VA

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
Springfield, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Leading Project Teams

Project Management Office (PMO)

Project Scheduling

REQ#: RQ143090
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Check out this great opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs!  US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation Systems eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting-edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team.  We are seeking a Senior Project Manager who can lead a globally dispersed project management team.

The Project Management Office Team Lead will manage a high-performing team of project managers located around the world. In this role, the person will apply organizational, leadership, and communication skills to ensure the portfolio of projects supported are successful.


  • Lead the program’s project management office (PjMO).
  • Facilitate, manage and execute project activities from large or complex tasks that may include enterprise systems integration, data maintenance and migration, and other analysis of projects.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget. Apply earned value management methodology across dozens of projects to manage cost and schedule controls. Projects will vary in scope and size depending on the nature of the requirement.
  • Lead the development, maintenance, and implementation of standard operating procedures, and seek methods to continuously improve organizational processes.
  • Manage a global team of project managers, providing mentorship and training and promoting empowerment of the team with high levels of quality.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with various engineering teams, vendors and other non-GDIT contract personnel.
  • Collaborate with scheduling team to design and develop project baseline schedules, support implementing and maintaining integrated master schedule (IMS) and work breakdown structures (WBS).
  • Identify risks affecting project cost, schedule, performance, and support development of alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.
  • Articulate decision points, milestones, progression and interdependence of the project tasks to provide program with a clear picture of the project schedule.
  • Develop and present project updates to customer and lead weekly customer briefings.
  • Compile weekly activity reports and performance metrics.
  • Identify and communicate significant schedule risks to staff and management team.
  • Conduct project management and PjMO training to the program, or as requested.
  • Collaborate across multiple stakeholders to ensure projects are staffed and resourced properly.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Must possess and maintain a Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • PMP Certification required. If absent, must obtain within six months of hire.
  • Understanding of project management process of ascertaining work, executing work, and post-project procedures.
  • Understanding of project management methodologies (e.g., waterfall, agile, scrum) and when methodologies should be applied to specific requirements.
  • Experience with and the ability to develop, maintain and report on project plans and schedules.
  • Experience using MS Project.
  • Solid experience with project budgeting and scheduling.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, especially in a client interaction context.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite/Tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with multiple stakeholders.

Desired Qualifications:

  • At least 5+ years of experience as an IT Project Manager leading project teams.
  • At least 5+ years of Project Management experience demonstrated by a proven track record of success in multiple complex projects and/or programs preferred.
  • Experience with MS Project Server.
  • Demonstrated understanding of DoD information technology systems, tools, process, or organizations.
  • Can take direction from several individuals as well as work on a variety of projects simultaneously.

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The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes, or equipment.

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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, or any other protected class.