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Managing Director US-Columbia, MD

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location-pin Columbia, Maryland, United States
location-tag 38545

Company Overview:

MODIS is currently seeking a qualified Managing Director to oversee and manage our Government Services Practice.

Managing Director Federal IT and Engineering Staffing, Solutions and Academy

About Modis – Engineering a Smarter Future

In the converging world of IT and Engineering, Modis pioneers smart industry. Modis delivers cross-industry IT and digital engineering expertise to accelerate innovation and digital transformation. By combining a unique service offering of Tech Consulting, Tech Talent Services and Tech Academy solutions Modis enables businesses to progress, scale and perform.

Modis has a global footprint with 30,000+ consultants in over 20 countries focused on Cognitive Technologies, Digital Transformation, Cloud & Infrastructure, Smart Ecosystem, and Industry 4.0 across the key sectors of Automotive & Transportation, Environmental & Energy, Software, Internet & Communication, Financial Services and Industrial Manufacturing.

Modis is part of the Adecco Group, the world’s leading HR solutions company and a Fortune Global 500 company.

Job Summary:

Ideal candidates will posses:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related is preferred,
  • 5+ yrs experience in the IT or Engineering Staffing industry
  • 5+ yrs experience selling to the Federal Integrator Community
  • Proven sales experience in business solutions
  • Ability to hire, teach, train and build a successful team,
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


Adecco Group North America, through an impressive portfolio of staffing industry leading brands including Accounting Principals, Adecco General Staffing, Adia, Ajilon, Entegee, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Paladin, Parker+Lynch, Pontoon, Special Counsel and Soliant is the world’s leading provider of Human Resources solutions.

We are the workforce experts delivering staffing and career service solutions to organizations and individuals across all industries. Collectively we harness the power of some of the greatest talent in the world. That talent and expertise allows us to do business globally and act locally with deep knowledge in niche areas.

Every day, we have more than 100,000 associates on assignment, 30,000 colleagues working internally to support more than 10,000 clients in the United States and Canada. Ensuring our business units are prepared to deliver outstanding service to our associates and clients, the Adecco Group North America team provides a strong infrastructure through our corporate and shared services teams.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Responsibilities of the Managing Director will include but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for growth, maintenance, development and profitability of Modis Government Services Practice.
  • Prepare Business plan and budget for practice and responsible for leading staff to reach the financial objectives set.
  • P & L management – budget of revenue and spending.
  • Responsible for the development (benchmarking progress) and motivation of staff.
  • Responsible for identifying, recruiting, hiring, training, coaching, motivating (and terminating) branch personnel.
  • Increase market share by leading and overseeing advertising, marketing, sales, service and recruiting efforts in branch.
  • Develop solutions regarding customer-related issues to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Responsible for the business process flow, including recruiting, compliance of I-9, reference checks, and the staff follow-up of associates on assignment.
  • Responsible for guiding the targeting, business development process ensuring the appropriate business mix to reach business goals.
  • Conduct branch audits. (I.e. job order accuracy, lost and canceled job orders, credit check compliance)
  • Responsible for client and employee retention.
  • Conduct weekly staff and training meetings as well as periodic business review meetings.
  • Administer staff performance evaluations and salary/incentive reviews.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Lead sales efforts for the acquisition and saturation of select Large System Integrators and other integrators Nationally
  • Build an annual $50MM+ sales pipeline of capture, teaming, subcontracting and staffing services through an existing sales and recruiting team.
  • Work with Regional Vice President to increase current Sales Team to 7 Direct Business Development Managers within first 12 months.
  • Build Account Plans to saturate existing contracts with large Federal Integrators while consistently identifying new target clients and build account acquisition strategies to position our client as a new supplier/client partner through research, relationship development, client meetings, and entertainment events
  • Create strategic plan to scale government solutions practice across Modis US Retail, Enterprise and Consulting organizations.
  • Target C-Level, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Human Resources, and VP/Director-level contacts
  • Be an expert in all of the company’s capabilities, our client’s industries, current trends, and solutions
  • Manage RFP process for opportunities in pipeline; will require extensive business proposal writing skills and creativity in developing and communicating solutions
  • Present our brand via in-person presentations and meetings, phone conferences, and on-line presentations
  • Negotiate contracts and close opportunities
  • Attend quarterly industry conferences to develop leads, networking opportunities, and develop relationships
  • Expand and integrate the entire portfolio of services within existing accounts, coordinating cross-division communication, management and delivery of our services for customers
  • Cultivate and expand existing portfolio of select accounts through regular communication, quarterly business reviews, and executive/senior level client visits
  • Collaborate personal sales efforts with local office and regional sales teams
  • Monitor delivery in accordance with contractual SLAs in concert with all regional staff


  • Member of the East Region SLT
  • Participates in special projects and performs other related duties as required.
  • Conduct sale calls as needed.
  • Review and authorize payment for vendor bills.
  • Interface with Corporate Office.
  • Coordinate job/trade shows.
  • Responsible for preparing and reviewing weekly activity, production, sales, branch and operations reports for senior management.


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