PAE, Inc Program Director in Falls Church, Virginia

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Program Director

PAE has an opportunity for a Program Director to manage its core litigation support programs with the capabilities to manage the full life cycle of Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Fixed Unit Price (FUP), Time and Material (T&M), and hybrid programs and projects. This role supports a full spectrum of Automated Litigation Support (ALS) solutions to the Federal Government assisting attorneys acquire, organize, develop, and present evidence throughout litigation life cycle from discovery, pre-trial, post-trial and appeals. The Program Director will provide productivity and management analytics and methodologies, quality control, establishment and maintenance of technical and financial plans, as well as providing day-to-day management of the programs to ensure contractual and business requirements are achieved. The Program Director shall be responsible for the overall management and coordination of contracts and shall act as the central point of contact with the Government for all program-level activities. The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional management skills to include:

  • Financial management, including forecasting, analysis, and invoicing in a large and complex environment

  • Demonstrated knowledge and problem resolution in all aspects of investigations and litigation support, and related activities

  • High-level skills in metric analytics, financial analysis and execution, scheduling, earned value, and risk analysis and be able to produce high quality and well thought out monthly program reviews and risk assessments

  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with organizational leadership for all corporate activities

  • Track record of successful operations management

  • Collaboration with customers to expand identification and execution of new tools and approaches to new and existing problems

  • The position is located in Northern Virginia with expected local and domestic travel as needed.


  • Bachelor’s, JD, or other Graduate Degree.

  • 10+ years of directly related program management experience

  • Extensive knowledge working with the federal government, especially the Department of Justice, OIGs, JAGs, and financial oversight agencies

  • Strong programmatic skills in metrics analytics, critical path scheduling, and earned value management

  • Extensive knowledge of budgeting, cost control, and invoicing

  • Ability to formulate, articulate, and execute innovative solutions

  • Success in business development activities to include both structured and semi-structured capture and proposal efforts

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills; easily and skillfully communicates sensitive information, able to tactfully modify beliefs, opinions and behaviors with customers, employees, and team members

  • Negotiation skills; able to address with customers, team members, employees, and vendors in a calm, efficient, and respectful manner

  • Established knowledge of industry tools for hosting, e-discovery, computer forensics, processing, and related activities

  • Experience in streamlining review workflow and methodologies

Preferred Skills:

  • JD or Master’s Degree in Business Administration or a technical area related to the line of business

  • Specialized experience with the financial, technical/solutions development, and business development aspects of the job

  • In depth knowledge of Federal litigation support agencies and client leadership

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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