Program Director

USA-FL-Tampa | USA-NC-Fayetteville | USA-CO-Colorado Springs
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Function
Program Management
Security Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Full/Part Time
Full Time

Job Description

General Dynamics Health Solutions/ ARMA has an opening supporting the DOD POTFF Program:

The Program Director, POTFF Program, is responsible for managing 350 distributed staff and financial oversight for an 8 year, $500 M Military Resiliency and Human Performance Program to include staffing and recruiting for 21 distinct labor categories. The Director will oversee contract service delivery including human performance, psychological performance, family support, knowledge management, and service optimization. The Director is responsible for ensuring that military personnel, components, units, their support staff or family members are provided with high quality services and support; services that are critical as these individuals are sent frequently into combat and routinely risk their lives on missions of national strategic importance. The Director will work closely with the DOD POTFF Director to collaborate and continuously improve the operational readiness of the operator. Day-to-day duties include:

  1. Managing business relations with the various customer sets, ensuring integration and coordination of all activities needed to execute the contract.
  2. Ensure timeliness, completeness and quality of work
  3. Rapidly identify and take corrective action on all program related problems
  4. Attract, Recruit, Train, Develop, Retain and Manage employees
  5. Ensure 100% compliance on all task orders for employee credentialing/qualifications
  6. Conduct regularly scheduled program reviews with Government customers and solicit continuous feedback on performance throughout the contract period
  7. Manage the contract “phase-in” and transition periods, adhering to all deadlines and milestones
  8. Overall profit and loss (P&L) responsibility for the program. Manage cost, schedule, and performance baselines.
  9. Meet company financial expectations set forth by senior leadership
  10. Travel to contract sites, meet regularly with customers, staff, and teammates as necessary
  11. Establish and maintain a cross-functional relationship with supporting and/or partnering entities both internal and external to General Dynamics
  12. Oversee compliance with all contract requirements
  13. Professional, diplomatic, and effective oral and written communication skills for e-mails, deliverables, reports, analysis, and communication upward and downward


1.  Bachelor’s Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.


2.  Professional certification (PMP) preferred

3.  Advanced Degree (Masters / PhD) in Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy, Behavioral Health, Health Service Management, Science, Clinical Psychology, Business Administration or related field preferred


4.  Previous Coursework or Executive Education in Data Analytics, Statistics, Big Data, Bioinformatics, or related area desired


1. TS/SCI Clearance


2. Direct work experience in DOD Health Affairs or a POTFF related program


3. An in-depth understanding of DOD, its component commands, units, mission-set and operational tempo


4. Past experience leading P&L on a US Federal Government human performance, health services, health care related Program of $75 M annual revenue or higher


5. Proven leadership effectiveness managing a large workforce of 200+ employees


6. Previous experience leading a geographically dispersed workforce


7. Minimum 5 years’ experience managing projects or tasks


8. Previous military experience in DOD, preferably at a Combatant Command or a Component level


9. Previous leadership experience within DOD preferred


10. In depth understanding of military medical and human performance / program effectiveness desired


11. Recent experience in primary POTFF lines of effort (LoE): Human Performance (HP), Behavioral Health, Spiritual Enhancement, Personnel Operational Tempo (PERSTEMPO) management and Family Programs desired

12. First-hand experience or physical and mental ability to ride on watercraft, aircraft, and other vehicles utilized by military personnel to accomplish their missions.



GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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