GDIT is seeking a highly motivated consultant with over 10 years of strategy development and project management experience to work closely with a team of direct and indirect personnel focused on providing program management; strategic planning, alignment, and implementation; stakeholder engagement and communications; and research and development and standards support to successfully enable operational and mission effectiveness of the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate. The consultant will be responsible for working with Federal program managers to help meet customer needs, leverage partner resources, and achieve key milestones.Responsibilities:
Provide program management and thought leadership to clearly demonstrate and communicate program achievements, execution performance, and strategic direction.
Develop strategic plans and roadmaps for high priority programs, projects, and activities.
Manage metric datasets, create visualizations and identify data issues.
Communicate status of program/project to internal and external stakeholders via written reports and meetings.
Perform senior-level advisory consulting work as an authority in the management consulting area.
Support the creation and update of program artifacts (e.g., project management plans, risk management plans, one-page summaries, PowerPoint presentations, meeting reports, charters, and After-Action Reports).
Gather system requirements and needs from customers and stakeholders.
ServiceNow functionality desired but not required; but should have working knowledge of similar applications that manage workflows.
Manage the evaluation of risk and opportunity impacts to existing or proposed projects/programs and implement risk mitigation actions.
Support other priority areas to include assessing knowledge management needs.
Years of Experience: 10+ years in program/project management, developing strategic plans and roadmaps, coordinating with working groups, and applying change management principles to cross-functional federal programs.
Required: BA/BS or higher in Business, Engineering, Management Sciences, Computer Science, Information Systems, Social Science, Education, Human Resources Development, Psychology, or other related analytical, scientific, or technical disciplines.
Ability to manage all tasks and schedules to ensure activities are completed in a timely manner.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to act as “Thought Partner” to clients to help them formulate their points of view and paths forward.
Experience working with the Department of Homeland Security a plus.
Experience working with government research and development organizations a plus.
Experience in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
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.