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Vice President, USG Mission & IT portfolio

Job ID: 216406
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 2, 2021
Category: Executive Management
Subcategory: VP, Programs
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC’s solutions for the U.S. intelligence community (IC) deliver the mission understanding, transformative technology, and trusted people needed to protect our nation and the world. Whether our customers are modernizing their infrastructure, creating an agile workforce, or seeking to better leverage their data, SAIC has made the investments in talent, development, and novel processes to accelerate mission success.

SAIC seeks a Vice President, USG Mission & IT portfolio. This person will be a key member of the leadership team and be focused on leading strategic growth in the following areas: Digital Transformation and Digital Engineering as it aligns with SAIC’s and the Customer’s strategic direction. The VP is responsible for the growth, execution, and talent management for the portfolio. The VP must be able to forecast, monitor, and meet annual business plan financials and operational objectives with a focused effort on driving growth that aligns with the broader organization strategic plans. The successful individual must initiate and participate in business strategy development, guide business development and capture activities, maintain financial controls for the organization, and create an environment conducive to staff development and professional growth. The VP is expected to exercise sound judgment within broadly defined SAIC guidelines and policies.

Roles & Responsibilities:

• Identifying, managing and nurturing top-level client and potential client relationships and conducting program-level client assessments

• Leading and managing PMs. Provide oversight to managed programs in portfolio.

• Identifying, planning, executing, and supervising business development strategies and directing multiple simultaneous capture and proposal efforts

• Developing and executing annual and quarterly financial plans

• Meeting cost, schedule and performance objectives to drive top-line and bottom-line growth

• Maintaining prescribed financial controls and assuring the integrity of financial matters

• Leading efforts where the scope and complexity of responsibilities require the integration of multiple disciplines and functions

• Coordinating efforts with supporting organizations including contracts, procurement, project control, finance, and human resources

• Regular interaction across all levels of management. Interactions may involve controversial situations, customer negotiations, or influencing and persuading other senior level managers that result in the best business outcomes

• Creating and maintaining a collaborative environment conducive to the professional growth and development of staff and the free flow of information throughout the entire organization



  • Active TS/SCI with Poly required
  • Bachelor’s degree (technical degree preferred) or equivalent work experience
  • 15+ years of relevant experience with 5+ years in an executive leadership role.
  • Demonstrated success leading, managing, and overseeing a portfolio of programs
  • Demonstrated success identifying, qualifying, and winning small and large captures
  • Technical domain experience and deep knowledge of USG programs
  • Significant and relevant customer relationships across USG
  • Driven, astute, attentive to detail, credible and dedicated to strategizing and producing work of the highest caliber
  • Confidence and experience dealing with senior executives; ability to work effectively in fast-paced, time sensitive, and often multi-tasking environment.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated success serving as a Program Manager on major programs
  • Demonstrated success serving in business development and capture roles
  • Working knowledge of functional topics including contracts, finance, and human resources
  • Demonstrated experience in the following: leadership abilities, business judgment and operational acumen
  • Capability to execute on vision, drive business results, and strategic growth in a highly competitive environment.
  • Demonstrated capability to lead organizations focused on execution and growth, and build and sustain customer engagement at the highest levels.
  • Strong executive presence and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with peers, other functions, and across internal business organizations; strong industry network.
  • Possess ability and skills necessary to motivate at all levels of the organization. They will have a personal style that generates high levels of confidence and inspires teamwork and customer focus. In addition, they must have a style that fosters a "can-do" attitude and a sense of trust and integrity.
  • Ability to demonstrate a natural tendency to treat people with respect and adherence to a high standard of strong personal integrity.
  • Ability to be direct and transparent.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to actively listen, read audiences, and quickly identify key issues and areas of need.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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