Sr. Program Director - Law Enforcement Business Area

Clearance Level
Program Management
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ129342

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT has an opportunity for a growth-oriented and execution-focused Senior Program Director to join our team leading the Law Enforcement Business Area featuring DOJ, FBI, DEA, Marshals service, ATF and related agencies within the Federal Civilian Division.  The Law Enforcement Business Area supports a variety of Federal Agencies’ IT programs focused on delivering full-service enterprise infrastructure, digital modernization, shared services, cloud enablement, applications development, and management consulting. The Law Enforcement Business Area Sr Director will have full Profit and Loss (P&L) responsibility to win new business and to deliver existing work.  The position will oversee a portfolio worth over $100M/year  and will report as one of the key operating business areas to the GDIT Sector Vice President and General Manager.


Success will be measured against specific revenue, operating income, and contracts award metrics consistent with a growing enterprise, as well as business relationships internally and externally, and leadership impact with our teams and our clients.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Leading the portfolio and setting the strategic and operating plan for the Law Enforcement Business Area
  • Performing financial management with profit and loss responsibility for the portfolio, with the responsibility to meet or exceed financial targets
  • Providing customer and technical oversight of the portfolio, ensuring exceptional customer satisfaction, employee engagement, and superior service delivery
  • Driving growth – in collaboration with the Sector and Division resources; delivering a strong book-to-bill, re-compete wins, and YoY new business growth
  • Ensuring alignment with Sector, Division and Company strategy and objectives
  • Managing and optimizing an effective and efficient team focused on high quality delivery, financial performance, and client relationship development
  • Developing a short- and long-term growth strategy with related tactical execution plans that will drive top line and bottom-line growth for the team
  • Building and managing an effective and efficient team focused on high quality delivery, financial performance, and client relationship development
  • Engaging the leverage services arm of the company to bring our capabilities in cloud, infrastructure, applications development, AI/ML and related services to existing and potentially new clients
  • Reinforcing the GDIT culture through accountability, curiosity and learning, results and impact, and positive energy


Required Qualifications to be considered:

  • Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance (or currently Active)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business related field, engineering, or related discipline, plus 10+ years of Enterprise Program Management experience and interfacing and presenting to C-level executives
  • 10+ years progressive experience in managing/leading IT and/or professional services program portfolio, within the Federal Law Enforcement Agencies  (example, DOJ, FBI, DEA, Marshals service, or ATF)
  • Established hands-on experience managing programs of significance – both execution and financial focus.
  • Demonstrated experience building strong customer relationships within the Federal law enforcement community
  • Proficiency in building a business strategy that drives growth and execution
  • Leadership qualities that translate into business outcomes – specifically around team building and cohesion, client relationship development, and strategic thinking around enterprise business matters
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of proposal development and evaluation process, either from a contractor or government view point, that can translate into developing winning strategies and proposals for new business
  • Demonstrated experience developing, leading business and technical briefings for senior and executive management that communicate clearly objectives, approaches and value.
  • Ability and flexibility for travel local and within the U.S.
  • Outstanding communication capabilities, both verbal and written.  Demonstrated experience liaising with senior Federal law enforcement customers


Attributes of a Successful Candidate

  • The successful candidate will bring deliver proven experience (with tangible outcomes and results), a can-do attitude, an ability to influence internal and external customers, and a leadership and communication style required to lead a diverse, dispersed, and growing business. 
  • The successful candidate will draw on their experience with law enforcement mission understanding and program management
  • The successful candidate must be willing to engage, collaborate, and be hands-on where required
  • The successful candidate will possess an established track record of creating, developing and maintaining customer relationships
  • The successful candidate will look for opportunities to engage in the community to further GDIT’s and their own brand
  • A critical success factor will be to embrace the opportunity to motivate and energize the team, while keeping pace in a dynamic environment, thriving under pressure, while seamlessly keeping the team inspired.


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.