Program Manager - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


Fort Walton Beach
United States

REQ#: RQ65885

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Program Manager to oversee the Joint Education and Training System (JETS) program. This person will provide program management support and manage all necessary personnel, administrative, logistical, financial, and managerial resources across a large IT program. Manage and oversee all activities performed by GDIT personnel and subcontractors, to satisfy all program requirements.

Typical duties include:

  • Manage all aspects of program activity
  • Manages and is responsible for the successful completion of all tasks in assigned program area including technical work, schedules, milestones, deliverables as well as financial and contractual and administrative tasks activities.
  • Supervises assigned technical and administrative staff, including subordinate supervisors, and performs personnel actions including hiring and performance evaluation.
  • Directs program activities to meet client and organization work objectives and serves as a liaison with clients to coordinate activities, negotiate tasks, and solve problems.
  • Develops key trusted advisor relationships with customers for which they are the point of contact.
  • Responsible for profitability and revenue growth of assigned program(s).
  • Assures quality of program products, services, and deliverables, including participating in reviews, audits, and milestone events.
  • Performs program financial management services, including financial analysis, budget and cost quote preparation, cost management, reconciliation, and profit enhancement.
  • Coordinates and monitors sub-contractor activities and administers subcontractor deliverables and finances.
  • Develops, reviews, and approves plans, schedules, consulting agreements and other program documents.
  • Prepares and provides various reports and technical reviews to senior management as requested.
  • Ensures compliance with relevant corporate and government policies and standards.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Performs business development activities at all stages, including the preparation and review of technical and cost proposals. Identifies and captures opportunities for organic growth within assigned areas and supports enterprise growth activities.
  • Assume the initiative and provide support to Corporate management in identifying future requirements;  Develop, maintain, and implement a Program Management Plan that guides the performance of all functional activities performed on the Program.

Experience Requirements: 

  • 5+ years of Program Management experience
  • Experience managing projects with an aggregate annual value of over $10 million
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

Educational Requirements:

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)

Certification Requirements: 

  • PMP certification; or must achieve PMP certification within 9 months after starting
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.