Deputy Program Manager

Clearance Level
Program Management
Remote, Based in the USA
Key Skills For Success

Government Agencies

People Management

Supply Chain Management (SCM)

REQ#: RQ143893
Public Trust: MBI (T2)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Deputy Program Manager supporting GDIT’s Veterans Administration contracts. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

The successful candidate will support the delivery of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Supply Chain Modernization (SCM) with a focus on leading this effort to create a unified supply chain technical architecture and assist the VA’s efforts to modernize their supply chain tools and processes. The candidate will have an extensive knowledge and background in managing enterprise programs with phased implementations. The Deputy Program Manager (DPM) will work with VA stakeholders to implement SCM, with defined goals, timelines and metrics to achieve the desired outcome: achieving unified product codes, purchasing and inventory across VA. The SCM solution will be focused on the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) where supply chain is critical to providing Veterans with the health benefits they have earned through their military service. This candidate will oversee in all facets of SCM as a managed service solution with customizations to meet the functional requirements unique to VA and VHA. The SCM managed service solution will include customer success factors, service level agreements, and quality thresholds for continuous monitoring and reporting. In addition, the candidate will be expected to review SCM metrics and implement areas for improvement to gain higher adoption and utilization while reducing supply chain bottlenecks and costs.

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Deputy Program Manager who is responsible for the SCM outcomes, profitability and program performance measured by Quarterly Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP) prepared by VA.  GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career. As a Deputy Program Manager you will lead a team of highly qualified staff to prepare the SCM Roadmap and Strategic Plan to guide VA with a successful SCM experience. Upon task order award, the DPM will assemble a team of skilled technical and functional resources, define program risks and mitigation, establish both communications and change management plans, and support all facets of internal GDIT program reporting including Financial Management Reviews at the sector and executive levels of GDIT. The candidate will guide the implementation of the SCM as a managed service with multiple low code tools, critical system interfaces to VA enterprise systems, and measurable outcomes continuous VA review.


  • Engaging and responding to specific SCM goals identified by the COR or other VBA stakeholders
  • Reviewing trends for processing supply chain products – quantities, trend analysis, and errors on a daily basis
  • Capture and report on quantity-based performance metrics used to track core project functions for status reporting and invoicing
  • Utilize professional judgement, critical thinking skills and research to improve program processes and resolve issues affecting program performance
  • Document VA requests via Action Items and develop materials to respond to these requests
  • Prepare ad hoc presentations and reports and present them to the COR and VA stakeholder
  • Support action item management and definition and mitigation of program risks


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business related field, engineering, or a related scientific or technical discipline with at least 10+ years of experience, or Master’s Degree with 8+ years of experience

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must have 6+ years of progressive experience defining, implementing, and managing software or systems programs, experience managing federal supply chain and/or health related programs is preferred
  • Prior  P&L responsibility for contracts with annual revenue in excess of $10M over at least 4 years with staffing level in excess of 25 team members
  • Must have 4+ years of leading solutions or business process automation projects or programs, particularly using iBPM/BPM tools, low-code solutions, or other integrated vendor solutions
  • Demonstrated experience supporting a Government agency, preferably Veterans Affairs, with FFP, FUP, or Cost-Plus task orders under an IDIQ
  • Must demonstrate critical thinking skills to resolve stakeholder conflicts
  • Must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present business leaders
  • Must be able to obtain a Position of Trust and successfully pass a thorough Government background screening process requiring the completion of detailed forms and fingerprinting              

Security Clearance Level:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust suitability

Preferred Skills:

  • Significant experience with logistics, warehousing or supply chain systems
  • Active Veterans Affairs Public Trust with  access including assigned CAG and PIV
  • Current, ITIL v3 Expert, or ITIL v4 MP certification

Location: Remote. Travel and Periodic site visits may be required.


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required


Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $122,366 - $204,360, 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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About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.