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Lead, Program Management

Camden, New Jersey

Job ID IMS20222305-82774
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical


My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Lead, International Program Management

Job Code: PMP5

Company Code: 03005

Job Location: Camden, NJ

Job Description:

L3Harris Corporation is currently seeking a high-energy Program Manager to lead the growth and execution international programs within the Maritime C5ISR business. The PM will have a unique [KT(M1] management opportunity to leverage decades of L3Harris experience in C5ISR solutions to shape next generation solutions with customers, build a portfolio of new business, and own its profitability in execution.

Work scope includes, but is not limited to, developing trusted relationships with internal and external customers, shaping program and system requirements, coordinating with capture resources, strategic IR&D investment, leading the execution of existing programs, and positioning L3Harris to successfully win and execute business in this market. The individual must be able to work across a matrixed organization, influence outcomes, and possess both strong Program Management fundamentals and competitive capture experience. This is a high visibility position, and the candidate can expect regular executive engagement internally and within the customer community.

This position has functional authority for planning, organization, control, documentation, tracking, integration, financial monitoring and completion of customer programs. While working closely with the Business Development, Finance, Operations and Engineering departments, this position may manage proposal efforts from customer requirements definition through concept definition to negotiation and contract award. The successful candidate must be able to create and maintain a collaborative work environment; set goals; give clear direction to the team and provide decisive and constructive feedback; empower individuals to take ownership for their assignments; identify and capture funded program growth in addition to facilitating capture of new opportunities with customers; and demonstrate and insist on ethical and professional behavior in accordance with company values.

Essential Functions:

  • Program management of complex development and production efforts aligned with our customer’s needs including Systems, Software, Electrical & Mechanical Hardware, system and product qualification, low rate production and subcontract/supplier management
  • New business capture management and proposal development of follow-on program efforts, ECP change proposals, and adjacent business capture in coordination with the Program Business Area and Business Development team
  • Develop program business plans including all financial metrics, staffing estimates, program status presentations, support of strategic market analysis, growth plans, competitor assessments, and conduct capability presentations to current and new customers
  • Acts as primary contact with the customer and responsible for customer satisfaction
  • Develop process improvement and cost reduction plans for program execution. Responsible for assigned C5ISR Programs Financial, Schedule, and Technical performance including all internal and external reporting to executive management and customers. Develop and maintain manning requirements to support development to program needs
  • Manage financial forecasts, EAC, invoicing and receivables
  • Manage for Risk and Opportunity
  • Perform material management for the developmental effort
  • Manage programs subcontracts via proper flow-down of requirements, working with the Contracts Manager and other L3Harris divisions and strategic partners
  • Develop and report quality metrics
  • Understand the role and function of each team member, and through expert communication and leadership skills, establish a common understanding among team members on scope, schedule, and financial objectives.
  • Actively participate in growth of the business by identifying and developing approaches to new business opportunities with new and/or current customers
  • Must deliver and communicate the committed business case and provide senior management within the organization with the necessary information for managing the business via formal Internal Program Reviews
  • Lead Costing and Quoting for L3Harris Proposals
  • Follow Program Management Policies and Procedures

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related field or equivalent work experience and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience
  • Experience as a Program Manager in a government contracting/manufacturing environment. Previous experience managing large, complex programs
  • Experience in capture and proposal management for competitive new business pursuits
  • Must have a strong understanding of Government contracting requirement, such as FAR, ITAR, etc.
  • Excellent computer skills with strong proficiency in Windows interface, Microsoft Office package (Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access), and Microsoft Project
  • Excellent analytical, project management and organizational skills with keen attention to detail
  • Must be knowledgeable of Earned Value management (EVM), Cost Performance Reports (CPR) as they relate to the WBS, schedule and cost plans.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Must be able to Communicate clearly and effectively, and, most importantly, promote collaboration among the team
  • Exceptional leadership and decision-making skills
  • Travel as required, 10-25%
  • Active US Government security clearance or ability to obtain clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in international business
  • Experience in the maritime and C5ISR defense market
  • Familiarization with large scale system integration scope and project objectives
  • Master’s Degree
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Program Management Professional (PMP) Certification or working towards certification

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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