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Date Added: Tue 01/06/2021

Principal/Program Manager DOT

District of Columbia, DC, US
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Company: LEO TECH, LLC

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Leo Tech LLC is a certified woman owned small business started in 2015 by Melody Vansandt. She has over 24 years' experience working as a Defense Contractor, Consultant, and has held positions as Director of Pricing, Contracts Manager, Program Manager, and EVM Manager.

After decades of hard work in contracting and program management, she realized that she wanted to form a company that genuinely cared for its customers and employees. Her goal since then has been to treat her customers and employees the way she would want to be treated. She has learned what does and doesn't work through personal experience and she never wants to be a President/CEO who doesn't know her people.

She encourages any employee to reach out to her if they ever want or need to therefore, she keeps her cell phone number in her email signature. She wants Leo Tech to feel like a family and for everybody to reach their full potential. She wants to empower employees and help them succeed in their professional and personal lives - She never wants to limit an individual's growth. There are endless possibilities and opportunities for success when people work together toward a common goal and do so in an honorable and compassionate way.

Leo Tech's leadership has more than 25 years of invaluable experience serving in geographical locations worldwide. Leo Tech is a Prime Contractor on all 25+ contracts awarded since its' inception. Our Corporate and Personal Experience illustrates our capability of responding effectively and efficiently to all mission requirements and contingencies.

What we offer:

Knowing that the employees are the life blood and reason that Leo Tech exists, we offer many benefits that other companies may not. This includes medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, Accident and voluntary life insurance. We have also worked with our vendors to offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Will and Legal document center, Identity theft kit and beneficiary support to help cope with the death of a loved one, included in our benefits. We also have a 401K plan for employees to contribute. All employees also received 10 paid Government holidays per year. Employees receive 80 hours of vacation after 1 year of service and can accrue up to 56 hours of sick time each year.


We are currently seeking the following position that is contract contingent:


Principal/Program Manager


Scope of Work:

Responsible for providing overall management of the contractor team including delegation of
work assignments; submitting monthly invoices, progress reports, and issue logs; developing
work plans and budgets; ensuring all work is professional, error-free, and completed within
established timelines and budgets; participate as requested in meeting and conferences; develop
program and training content in alignment with FTA policy and guidance; acting as the primary
point of contact between the Contractor team and FTA; quickly resolving work or personnel related issues to the satisfaction of FTA; guiding or assisting with any task defined in the
Statement of Work; other program management responsibilities to ensure successful execution of
all work assignments. May be utilized as workshop presenter.

Educational requirements:

Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution of higher learning

Required experience and expertise:

Minimum of 10-years professional experience in
executive leadership in the public transit industry (can include any time spent as leadership of a
consulting team on public transit-related projects). Demonstrated significant and successful
leadership and management experience on complex programs of increasing size and difficulty.
Demonstrated significant experience and success communicating orally and in writing with
senior executives about complex and challenging public transit management, operations, and
technical issues. Demonstrated ability to manage projects on-time and within budget.



Leo Tech, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and Drug-Free 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



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