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Director, Program Operations

Fairfax, VA

Director, Program Operations
Clearance: Able to get a clearance
Location:  HQ - Fairfax, VA
Hybrid Remote – 3 days onsite per week

Nationwide IT Services (NIS) is seeking an experienced Program Director focused on providing overall authority and responsibility for managing and executing a portfolio of contracts. This potential opportunity requires at least 8-10 years of experience leading, implementing, and managing programs and projects in the Federal Government / DOD sector.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead and manage a portfolio for programs that are varied in size. Daily activities will be tailored to the specific needs of the programs/projects in the portfolio.
Provide Program Management including Contract Management, Financial Management, Resource Management, Client / Stakeholder Management, Staff Leadership, Execution Strategy Leadership, and Corporate Governance.
Provide Project Management including Project Plan, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Gantt Chart, RACI Matrix, Communication plan, Migration schedule, Training Materials, Meeting cadence, Monitoring and Tracking Status. Engage with team members, the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), and other stakeholders. Monitor project progress and deliver weekly status reports to primary stakeholders.
Support other Corporate Governance activities including Business Development, proposal efforts, compliance, human resources & recruiting, and cross-firm initiatives.


  • 10+ years of professional experience as a Program Manager/Director
  • Understanding of contracts and project finances
  • Senior-level experience managing staff.
  • Senior-level experience working with senior-level clients.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills and demonstrated capabilities to develop executive-level presentations for senior leadership.
  • Possess exceptional client and stakeholder relationship management skills.
  • Travel approximately 10%

Bachelor's Degree, master’s degree preferred


About Nationwide IT Services 
NIS is an IT and Management consulting company, is a CVE-verified Service-Disabled Veteran- Owned Small Business. Our mission is to deliver value-added services to our customers, leveraging technology, people, and industry best practices to implement innovative solutions through our trusted employees and team members. 
Our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability insurance, 401(k) plan with employer match, paid holidays, PTO (sick/vacation), commuter benefits, employee assistance program (EAP), and educational reimbursement along with Pet Insurance. 

Nationwide IT Services, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, disability or protected veteran status. 


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