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Senior Program Director


This is a Full-time position in Chantilly, VA posted December 2, 2020.

Business Group Highlights Civilian, State and LocalPerspecta’s Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S.

Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.

ResponsibilitiesPerspecta has an immediate need for a Senior Program Director in Chantilly, VA.Perspecta is seeking a Senior Program Director to provide daily management and leadership of a multi-year IT Transformation Program focused on research focused and environmental based federal civilian programs.

Specific focus will be on EPA, USDA, and Interior.

This includes client management, interaction, and relationship building, as well as team and contract deliverable management.

In this role, you will join our rapidly growing executive team at Perspecta.

Our mission is to help our customers achieve their missions, transform to digital environments, secure, modernize and optimize their enterprises, and innovate for the future.On this fast-paced, high-profile growth account, you will support the overall pursuit and operations of a large task order on a multi-faceted account, serving as one of the primary client contacts on status and performance, while anticipating and fulfilling client needs to ensure their satisfaction and continued growth of the business.

You will collaborate directly with the Vice President of Science and Economic Development as well as other members of the executive leadership across the company.

The ideal candidate will be expected to support proposal activities for follow-on work.Additional responsibilities include (but are not limited to):Support our federal client in their mission to protect human health and the environment.Interact with senior level officials such as Senior Executive Service (SES) within EPA, USDA, and DOI as well as those in appointed political positions.Support the organization and direction of task order activities, including staffing, and financial and proposal management.Support the preparation and ongoing management of detailed project management plans to track progress.Monitor project performance with the help of appropriate systems, tools, and techniques.Support projects from kick-off and initiation to closeout and successful transfer of knowledge.Prepare reports and present them to senior management as needed.Draft recommendations based on observation, leadership development best practices, and research.QualificationsA Bachelor’s Degree and at least 18+ years of experience with progressive responsibility managing large scale IT programs, ideally supporting multi-year transformation initiatives that include Cloud, Cybersecurity and End-User solutions, or MS degree with 16+ years’ experience or PhD with 12+ years.Proven experience leading a project involving a diverse team composed of technical experts, business analyst and financial planning personnel.Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment; ability to assess and mitigate project risks.Experience promoting programs, plans, goals and objectives with stakeholders and maintain continuous communication with the client relating to contract performance.Demonstrated ability to oversee, manage and connect multiple projects and timelines across diverse workstreams in a fast-paced environment.Strong leadership, coaching and team-building skills.Demonstrated ability to manage direct reports and sub-contractors.Proven to have outstanding written and oral communication skills to include strong experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).Demonstrated attention to detail and organizational skills.Demonstrated ability to provide quick turnaround customer requests and perform in high intensity, quick reaction environments.Preferred Qualifications:Experience with EPA, USDA and the Department of the Interior.Experience managing large scale transformation projects.A Master’s Degree.Certified Program Management Professional (PMP)This position requires United States Citizenship and eligibility to apply for/obtain an Agency Clearance.

For Colorado ResidentsAbout PerspectaWhat matters to our nation, is what matters to us.

At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds.

Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.

And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer
– All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provisionPay Transparency Nondiscrimination ProvisionThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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