General Dynamics Information Technology Project Manager in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Job Description

Provides technical, administrative, and operational leadership to assigned project or task(s).

At this level, the position is typically responsible for supervising up to 15 employees ' both exempt and non-exempt - working on a single project or task. Technical difficulty/complexity of assigned task/project may also affect level selection.

  1. Provides technical, administrative, and operational leadership to assigned task(s), including contract and subcontractor management.

  2. Supervises assigned staff.

  3. Participates in the development of technical project plans, proposals, reports, and task order and administrative reporting.

  4. May also perform high level technical services on assigned task(s).

  5. Conducts planning and provides recommendations to client on task workload.

  6. Attends customer meetings and may serve as primary client liaison.

  7. Interacts with vendors, other agencies, and other client staff on behalf of the client.

  8. Coordinates development of deliverables and products.

  9. Ensures quality assurance of project deliverables.

  10. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  11. Participates in special projects as required.

NOTE: Supports Communications Planning work-center during approximately 15-20% of work hours.


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


Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and DoD procurement policies and procedures. Must meet one of the following CERTIFICATIONS requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an accredited university

• PMP Certifications or similar work experience.


5-8 years of related experience, including supervisory experience.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in supervising personnel, managing multiple, complex, technical programs including budgetary responsibility, planning and estimating work loading requirements, communicating and interfacing with DoD customers.

Eight (8) years of experience in technical specifications development, process analysis and design, technical problem solving, analytical/logical thinking, work experience in project installations of communications systems or equipment. Must have experience in coordination the work of several different activities/agencies in project completion. Must have experience in production time-lines, coordination project support agreements, and reviewing engineering design documents.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:Minimum of five (5) years of experience with the following:• Managing, supervising, and coordinating military communication systems• Planning and implementation activities,• Managing communication architecture, configuration, and integration conformity,• Working and communicating with military officers.• Must possess excellent interpersonal skills

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:Must have at least two (2) years of management or supervisory experience in the Middle East and at least five (5) years of “hands on” work experience in any of the following military communication systems:• Information Technology• RF Communications• Satellite Communications• Telecommunications• Analog, power and/or RF design• Tech Control

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job ID 2018-39690

Number of Positions 1

Job Locations ARE-Abu Dhabi

Job Function Program Management

Security Clearance Level Secret

Full/Part Time Full Time