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General Dynamics Information Technology Program Manager/Operations Director - Washington DC Metro area in Schenectady, New York

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: Other

Job Family: Program Management

Program Manager /Operations Director

This is a unique opportunity to further your career as a client-facing leader responsible for running and growing a nascent portfolio of projects and at the same time serving as the operations director for the Business Area working directly with the Vice President/Business Area Manager.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Program/Project Management

  • Lead small/medium-sized projects

  • Manage client relationships

  • Maintain high quality standards for delivery excellence

  • Own financial management responsibilities to meet or exceed revenue and profit targets

  • Recruit, hire, retain, and mentor project staff

  • Write statements of work; negotiate subcontracts; manage project subcontracts

  • Identify and capture organic growth opportunities

  • Position projects for successful contract recompetes

  • Support Growth Initiatives

  • Work closely with Growth Team to identify and capture new business opportunities for assigned portfolio.

  • Achieve annual growth goals for assigned portfolio

  • Ongoing management and prioritization of pipeline opportunities

  • Major contributor, working with Growth Team, during all phases of the capture process: opportunity assessment, teaming strategy, competitive assessment, technical solution, pricing strategy, client engagement, bid/no-bid.

  • Review proposals and pricing strategies with an eye on the price-to-win with a discriminating win-approach that improves GDIT’s win odds.

  • Operations Director

  • Manage the project performance review cycles by monitoring project metrics (such as staffing, financial, cybersecurity) using Heatmaps, Quad charts, Program Management Review (PMR) meetings, Monthly Management Review (MMR) meetings, and implement process improvements and project execution enhancements with the specific project managers.

  • Create engaging business presentations for senior leadership that promotes knowledge sharing within and across different project teams in support of Business Area and Sector initiatives.

  • Work extensively with internal IT business systems such as Salesforce, Insight, SC-360, Setris, Timesheets, BPM, and WorkDay.

  • Apply project management experience and leadership working on special assignments that support the business direction, priorities, and attainment of annual targets of the Business Area Manager, the Sector Manager, and the broader GDIT enterprise objectives. Examples of special projects:

  • Supporting leadership succession planning by tracking identified ‘rising star’ leaders

  • Supporting technical certification attainment to enhance resource competitiveness and professional development

  • Direct and track the use of summer interns and college hires to refresh the business area’s staffing profile.

Requirements:

  • Education: BA/BS Information Technology, Engineering, Business, or related fields

  • 10+ years of overall experience in information technology with broad exposure to various IT services such as, application development, hosting, cyber, infrastructure, network, and helpdesk.

  • 5+ years of IT project management experience

  • 3+ years of experience supporting business growth activities (capture, proposals)

  • Ability to apply project management methodologies to direct all phases of program(s) from inception through completion, executing completion of the program on schedule and within budget constraints.

  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present and comprehend technical and financial details clearly.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust

  • Preferred Certification(s): Project Management Professional (PMP), ITIL v3/4

  • Location: Remote with occasional on site visits in the DC metro area.

GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:

  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work within the team's core hours and at home

  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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.

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.

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.

The likely salary range for this position is $128,000 - $192,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match.To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available.We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

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