Regional FEMA Exercise Lead (655664)

  • 07/04/2018
U.S. Citizen / Must Be Clearable Project / Program Management

Job Description

Location: ALEXANDRIA VA US 22303 Description:

The CivilOperation of Leidos is currently looking to hire a regional coordinator in
support of the FEMA National Exercise Division, Exercise Design and Control Contract.

This position is located in the
Washington D.C./Capitol Area.

The Interagency and Eastern Region Coordinator (IA/ERC) will ensure full Exercise Design and Control (ED&C)
coordination for and support to all Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Exercise Division (NED)
managed/supported Federal and Eastern Region (FEMA Regions I-IV) exercises. The IA/ERC will work closely with
FEMA NED assigned Program Managers and Project Leads to provide the support required to meet or exceed all
assigned exercise requirements, milestones and deliverables. The IA/ERC will ensure all assigned Exercise Planning
Teams (EPTs) are following consistent practices and procedures and that information is being shared across all
venues and assigned FEMA regions. The IA/ERC will also ensure that communication is maintained across all
assigned regions, exercises, and teams and that required resources are provided and utilized appropriately.
• Translate customer requirements into fully resourced project plans to include the identification of staff and
appropriate resources
• Provide support and expertise in the design and control of all FEMA NED exercise initiatives and related efforts
• Oversee the Leidos team’s design and control of all Federal Interagency and Leidos Eastern Region (FEMA Regions
I-IV) exercises
• Assist Program Manager and Integration Manager with technical and financial reporting both to internal
management and external customers
• Responsible for applying industry best practices and standards to exercise design and control, as well as security
and safety
• Possess a Bachelor’s degree and have a minimum of 7-10 years experience in the First Response/Emergency
Management Community.
• Candidate should have minimum 3-5 years experience at a supervisory or programmatic level.
• Candidate should show 3-5 years experience working on national exercises.
• Demonstrated experience interfacing with local, state, Federal and other governmental and non-governmental
• Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) certification.
• Mater Exercise Practitioner (MEP) certification.
• Strong program management skills to include project life cycle management, resource loading, cost management,
financial and technical reporting.
• Strong experience in the management and design of all types of exercises for a variety of clients (DHS/FEMA/NED
and other Federal agencies; FEMA Regions, States, Territories, Tribal Nations, and local governmental entities; private
sector, volunteer, faith based, and other non-governmental organizations.
• Experience working with FEMA and State emergency management agencies.
• Experience managing multiple teams and guide shifting priorities.
• Strong computer software skills, including Microsoft Office products such as PowerPoint and Excel; Microsoft
Projects; and familiarity with iCenter (SharePoint) and Webex programs.
• MS/MA preferred.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 5+ years or prior relevant experience or Masters with 3+ years of prior relevant experience. Generally has 2+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.
Leidos Overview:
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.