NIH Program/Capture Manager

Clearance Level
Program Management
Bethesda, Maryland

REQ#: RQ74606 NIH Program/Capture Manager (Open)

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking a motivated, customer-oriented Program Manager with strong experience and capabilities in Capture Management for Health and Human Services (HHS), specifically with the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

This individual will apply program management techniques to ensure the on-time, high-quality delivery of products and ensure their compliance with all contract requirements. You will also act as liaison between the NIH and GDIT to identify and manage reach-back support for new technical requirements and subject matter expertise, as needed.


  • Identify and win executable business for NIH clients through applying expertise in the business development life cycle; from opportunity identification through shaping, capture and proposal, and contract startup and execution.

  • Leverage senior-level leadership and extensive NIH relationships.

  • Use experience with capture and business development while leveraging functional expertise to build addressable market and increased technical solutions development work.

  • Lead complex negotiations with industry partners to build teams supporting large complex procurements.

  • Lead captures for complex and technical bids, including identifying and comprehending clients’ requirements and buying patterns, developing complex technical solution options, and building a cost-competitive industry team that can deliver client impact through a winning bid.

  • Drive market-based competitive intelligence, market assessments, client assessments, and strategic planning efforts to support expanding specific client-based opportunity portfolios and pipeline.

  • Manage key stakeholder relationships and keep the business leadership team informed and engaged in advancing strategic partnerships with clients and industry partners.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree and 10+ years of experience supporting Health and Human Services (HHS) and/or the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in either project management and/or capture management capacities

  • Experience with leading business development activities

  • Must be able to seamlessly transition from the capture process into managing a P&L of 10M and above (ideally 100M+)

  • Experience managing multiple projects, including adjusting to shifting priorities and solving problems quickly

  • Must be within commuting distance to the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • PMP and/or CSM certification is a plus

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.