Director, Consulting Services (FDA)

Fairfax, VA

Director, Consulting Services (FDA)

Category: Leadership and Management Roles

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Alternate Location(s): United States, Maryland, Baltimore

Position ID: J1123-0158

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

Ready to launch your career? CGI Federal is one of the largest IT and business consulting firms in the world, and as member of CGI Federal you will have the opportunity to participate in major IT transformation initiatives and become a shareholder in our 90,000-member strong organization spanning 40 countries. If you’re looking for a challenge that stretches your talents, grows your skills, and takes digital transformation to the next level, CGI is a great place for you. Reach your full potential thanks to training opportunities, mentoring and coaching, as well as ongoing recognition and feedback programs that will help you grow your career and network.

As the Director, Consulting Services for one of our Federal clients, you will have senior responsibility to manage a strategic account including managing the delivery for our existing projects as well as developing and executing upon a client development plan to grow the account. The Director of Consulting Services will be responsible for managing the entire life cycle of the sales and delivery process for a small portfolio of accounts.

This career opportunity would be located at one of our CGI offices in the Washington DC Metro area and the client site as needed

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As the Director, Consulting Services you be responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients while developing business with new clients. Also, to ensure a high quality of services delivered to assigned clients you will participate in the delivery of client engagements as well as lead and manage delivery teams to achieve client satisfaction and targeted revenue and profitability targets.

Responsibilities include:

• Overall accountability of service delivery to our clients

• Develop a strong pipeline of opportunities within new and existing accounts within the portfolio

• Lead proposals and evolve solution offerings

• Lead a team of professionals – both direct reports and via onshore delivery

• Ensure success of engagements using onshore delivery and vendor partners

• Manage client satisfaction in partnership with account management teams

• Apply delivery and customer management best practices

• Apply management best practices such as succession planning, member performance reviews, and finance management

• Contribute to business strategy and budget planning

• Manage profitability of engagements

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 10+ years of minimum IT and Consulting Services experience

• Experience in support of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

• Results oriented business leader with solid understanding of budgets, forecasting, planning, P&L’s, and complex pricing models

• Business development

• Strategy and business management

• Delivery experience

• Client engagement management and relationship building from ground level project teams up through C-level executives.

• People management

• A keen, flexible and aggressive intellect; superior conceptual thinking as well as analytical and problem-solving skills

• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, at all levels

• Proven record of creating and maintaining business partnerships and relationships

• Strong decision making, judgment and analytical skills

• Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional virtual teams

Preferred qualifications to be successful in this role

• Experience with delivery or business development in Federal government agencies with health and/or regulatory missions.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $131,500 - $230,100






  • Account Management

  • Business Development

  • Client Management

  • Delivery Management

  • IT Strategy

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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

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