Director, Client Solutions

    • Job Tracking ID: 513000-826009
    • Job Location: Remote, RMT
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 07/25/2022
    • Years of Experience: 10 - 15 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

About COE

Have you ever dreamed of going to a job that you love? Well, you need to look no further - COE is an award-winning workplace with a balanced focus on client, employee, and company. We offer competitive benefits and a flexible environment focused on your success. We encourage all interested candidates to apply! It’s time to see if COE is the right place for the next step in your career - we are ready to invest in you!

As an EEO employer, COE celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment of equitability where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and COE employees. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

About the Role: COE is seeking a Director to be responsible for the effective execution of client projects and company growth. In this role, you will manage and direct a portfolio of projects and staff, ensuring high quality delivery and focusing on developing and growing the business. This is primarily a telework assignment, with occasional travel to our HQ in Rockville, MD and to local client sites within the Washington DC/Metro area.


  • Lead the development and implementation of a detailed business development and capture strategy and tactics that succeed in growing revenue and value-added solutions within an assigned market sector based on company targets.
  • Develop, maintain, and expand positive and trusting client relationships for the purpose of ensuring COE is positioned to provide outcome-based services and grow our business opportunities within the client organization and across client organizational components.
  • Provide thought leadership and win strategies for bid and proposal efforts. Provide thought leadership in the capture and retention of intellectual capital associated with COE’s current and potential new services offerings.


  • Participate in COE’s strategic development of goals, initiatives, and programs.
  • Provide leadership, management, and guidance to project managers and initiatives.
  • Plan, identify, and negotiate with internal and external teammates that improve COE’s ability to meet our client’s needs with high-quality solutions and improve our competitive position.
  • Supervise project managers and staff. Hire and direct the on-boarding, development, and performance of COE staff ¬– and if necessary, off-board staff – to ensure alignment with COE mission, goals, and values. Inspire staff to perform with high expectations and be the promulgator of COE’s desired values and culture.


  • Develop strong executive-level relationships with client and prospect agencies, participating in and overseeing critical aspects of delivery to ensure the best possible client outcomes
  • Help clients achieve results and measurably improve their organizational effectiveness consistent with COE values and methods, across all service lines as a practitioner and account lead.

Experience and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • 12+ years of experience in the federal government market with 5+ of those years being in contracts, client delivery, business development, and proposal development experience. Graduate degree desired. May be substituted with additional years of experience.
  • Experience consulting or providing client facing solutions through organization effectiveness, data innovation, information technology and/or human capital services.
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to conceptualize a vision for winning, to develop a capture plan that implements the vision, adjust the vision as the procurement unfolds, and to manage the capture activities and team to achieve the vision.
  • Ability to select, develop, and align high-quality staff and expert resources as well as inspire staff to perform high-quality and innovative work.
  • Effective intuition, problem solving and coping skills.
  • Strong management, teamwork, and interpersonal skills against difficult due dates and timelines.
  • Strong written and verbal skills to effectively communicate at all levels in government and industry.  Exhibit the acumen to represent a professional organization at all levels.
  • History of ethical and value-based performance.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop follow-on business with existing customers and acquire new business.
  • Thrives in an environment characterized by problem-solving, rapid pace, tight schedules, high quality delivery, and working across multiple entities and capture events.

Job Benefits

We are proud to have been recognized multiple times by Forbes as one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms. COE has also received consecutive  awards of the prestigious "When Work Works" award in recognition of our engaging corporate culture and strong employee benefits!

We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits to meet the personal and family needs of our employees. The following information is a brief summary of these benefits and may be subject to change.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Group Term Life and Accidental Death Benefit
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employer-Paid Professional Development
  • Educational Assistance
  • Performance Incentive Bonus Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Financial Planning Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Smart Benefits®
  • Parking Assistance Policy
  • Holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave