Program Director

Clearance Level
Program Management
Coralville, Iowa

REQ#: RQ46356

Travel Required: 10-25%

Program Director:
Primary Duties and Functions:

•    Provide leadership and strategic vision to a cross‐functional team to ensure customer, 
     contractual and GDIT requirements are met.
•    Manage the program revenue and profit financial goals.
•    Serve as the primary customer point of contact. Build and enhance positive customer 
•    Lead and manage all customer contract and pricing negotiations.
•    Serve as the escalation point for all customer issues and ensure that customer concerns 
    are properly resolved to the satisfaction of the customer while maintaining positive 
•    Lead customer Program Management Reviews and bi-weekly meetings.
•    Lead and manage all subcontractor contract and pricing negotiations.
•    Serve as the escalation point for all subcontractor issues and ensure that 
      issues/concerns are properly resolved while maintaining positive relationships.
•    Control program requirements, scope, and change management issues.
•    Oversee the creation of operational plans that ensures compliance with the contractual 
      Statement of Work and on time submission of customer deliverables.
•    Drive continuous improvement efforts across the program including innovations that 
      improve technical and cost performance, increase revenue and spur program growth.
•    Coordinate with Program Control Officer(s) to develop monthly and yearly forecasts based 
      on anticipated case volumes and background investigator capacity.
•    Collaborate with PCOs in the preparation of financial and program data for senior 
      management reviews.
•    Ensure proper staffing across the program to meet program needs and requirements.
•    Identify, implement and monitor appropriate metrics for measuring program performance.
•    Articulate program vision and priorities that allow a multi-functional team to have “1” 
       execution plan than meets customer, strategic and operational goals and objectives.
•    Lead business development activities to promote organic and new growth.
•    Create a positive environment where employees have the opportunity to advance and 
•    Mentor and train employees to ensure individual goals are met and provide opportunities 
      for advancement.
•    Conduct performance management and take corrective action as needed to ensure 
      program success.
•    Facilitate creation of and execution of communication plans, ensuring that appropriate 
      information is exchanged among key stakeholders.
      Work in a cross‐functional environment with other programs to accomplish program and 
      overall PVS goals, meet established objectives and resolve operational issues.

Education:  BA/BS, 5+ years experience of relevant work experience.

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