Program Director

Clearance Level
Program Management
Kansas City, Missouri

REQ#: RQ74293 Program Director (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

GDIT is seeking an Account Executive to lead our United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) account and growth strategy. This account and growth strategy will maximize the attainment of client objectives; improve awareness of GDIT product and service offerings; and support the development of an account plan for the pursuit of new initiatives as well as driving organic growth through existing contracts and vehicles.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated relationships and an intimacy with USDA stakeholders and organizations to perform this role. A proven record of successfully managing staff and the delivery of varied mission capabilities to a diverse customer base is also required.

This position provides an outstanding opportunity to play a leadership role as we work together to create the Next GDIT and apply the breadth of resources available in our new organization to critical technology and mission challenges. The breadth of our portfolio and the scale of our $10B company ensure that this role can absorb new challenges and responsibilities as our business and mission-impact expands.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Leverage USDA knowledge and relationships and collaborate with GDIT senior growth and delivery executives to develop, execute, and refine the account and growth strategy, in alignment with GDIT’s overall strategic plans and in coordination with leadership.
  • Develop and maintain high quality relationships with customers and partners, including next generation technology vendors.
  • Manage GDIT USDA programs and activities to serve as a primary POC to USDA stakeholders.
  • Manages and is responsible for the successful completion of all tasks in assigned program area including technical work, financial management, business development activities, and account growth and profitability.
  • Supervises business development, technical, and administrative staff, including subordinate supervisors, and performs personnel actions including hiring and performance evaluation.
  • Supports program financial management services, including financial analysis, budget and cost quote preparation, cost management, reconciliation, and profit enhancement.
  • Developing staff and ensure ongoing performance as well as professional growth.
  • Shape opportunities and our position throughout the opportunity life cycle.
  • Engage with these customers, partners, and other stakeholders to identify and qualify new business opportunities.
  • Establish value added teaming strategies and competitive pricing structures to create a profitable return at a winning cost.
  • Building a culture throughout the team consistent with GDIT values around commitment, impact, integrity, imagination and agility
  • Executes call plans with government stakeholders
  • Works with team to prepare and present gate reviews



10+ years’ Leadership, supervisory, and program management experience within the USDA environment

Extensive background developing business and mission focused capabilities that include IT Services, Cloud, Network Operations, Lifecycle SW development, Cyber, and/or AI solutions.

Experience with USDA budget, investments and acquisition processes.

US Citizenship; ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

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.