Senior Director

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Category
Program Management
Location
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ119316

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT has an opportunity for a growth oriented and execution focused Senior Director for our Enterprise IT portfolio within the Air Force business area.  The portfolio specializes in IT services, enterprise IT, infrastructure, and operation and maintenance.

We are looking for a talented and experienced candidate who can lead the portfolio in developing a targeted growth strategy, drive operational and financial efficiency and execution excellence, and build diverse, inclusive, innovative, and high performing teams. This position will be responsible and accountable for all portfolio business and reports to the Vice President of Air Force business area.

Responsibilities:

  • This position will have responsibility and accountability for all aspects of running the portfolio, to include customer, industry and employee engagement, developing and implementing a growth focused culture and strategy, enhancing foundational expertise and discriminators, and maintaining and enhancing program execution and financial performance.

  • Build a culture throughout the team consistent with GDIT values of honesty, trust, transparency, and alignment.  Critical to success is active employee engagement and communication, fostering a community of diversity and inclusion, and developing an environment with proactive and transparent communication and collaboration leveraging diversity of thought.

  • Develop and implement growth campaigns in collaboration with business development and technology including customer call plans, industry engagement, sourcing opportunities, and active leadership and participation in captures and proposals.  Enhance sourcing, shaping, and winning opportunities including on contract growth, re-competes and new work.

  • Partner with CTO, communities of interest, and technical service centers to leverage the enterprise for growth, create discriminators, enable experiences and opportunities for employees, and grow overall foundational expertise and competencies within the portfolio.

  • Partner with business development and program managers to develop, enhance, and maintain customer intimacy and customer relationships on a continued basis to provide quality performance and organizational growth.

  • Maintain program management excellence under all programs including customer relationships, supplier relationships, technical execution, schedule management, risk management, quality management, and financial performance.  Proactively implement return to green plans as necessary.  Proactively promote technology insertion and innovation and actively enhance people and processes.

  • Partner with program managers and functional partners to develop and execute the portfolio’s contributions to the annual financial plan and quarterly forecasts delivering financial performance at or above projections including revenue, profit, cash, backlog, and book to bill.  Proactively implement cost efficiencies and margin improvement plans as necessary.  Proactively manage utilization across the employees and programs.

  • Continuous development of personal leadership capabilities and mentor leadership, management, and technical capabilities of all program managers and high performing talent.  Proactively create opportunities for employee growth and development.  Actively promotes and participates in the communities of interest as well as the employee resource groups.  Ongoing assessment and review of the certification and credentials for employees; identify opportunities to upskill talent to remain relevant and competitive in the marketplace.

  • Understand, promote, and hold the organization accountable for all company, customer, and program policies and procedures.  Develop and maintain a culture of quality, performance, and continuous improvement within the organization.

  • This job will require the ability to assuage customer concerns and maintain GDIT's reputation and ability to perform in spite of contract/personnel issues difficulties.  Must have experience speaking to customers at the O-6 and General Officer level.

  • The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Air Force disciplines and mission.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Established hands on experience managing programs of significance and/or portfolios of similar size, scope, and complexity within the portfolio’s technical area of responsibility.

  • Leadership qualities that enable employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, professional development, innovation, collaboration, communication, accountability, and overall portfolio performance.

  • Business management acumen with an ability to proactively manage the financials and performance metrics of a portfolio of programs.

  • Demonstrated experience and success shaping, developing, and winning new business with existing and/or new customers including active participation with customer call plans, captures and proposals.

  • Technical understanding of the portfolio’s technical area of responsibility.

  • Customer understanding and experience building and proactively managing customer relationships successfully with customers relevant to programs in the portfolio.

  • Ability and flexibility to actively engage with customers and employees including travel to all portfolio and customer locations.

  • Top Secret Clearance

  • Ability to travel 20-25% of time.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS Degree.

  • Prior portfolio management.

  • Experience managing widely dispersed personnel.

LOCATION:  Flexible; willing to work with the right candidate

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The likely salary range for this position is $144,000 - $216,000, 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.

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