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Principal, Program Management

Londonderry, New Hampshire

Job ID CS20220906-83824
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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: Program Manager

Job Location: Londonderry, NH

Job Code: CS20220906-83824

Job Description:

The Program Management team is seeking a Principal, Program Excellence Leader. This position will be responsible for overall Program Excellence and Proposals. This person will identify and execute improvements to processes, procedures and templates. This position will generate corrective actions for Red and Yellow programs, as well as define, generate, analyze, and update metrics for measuring success. This position will help to identify training needs for the Program Management Function. In addition, this person will lead proposal activities by organizing the cross-functional team and making sure that we submit compliant and complete bids. This person will be responsible for local Program Management policy, procedure, templates, and communications with other business functions.

This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Program Management.

he primary responsibilities include:

  • Able to lead effectively and interact frequently with internal and/or external management and customers
  • Provide feedback and training to Program Managers on all aspects of Program Management, including best practices, techniques and competencies
  • Leading cross-functional teams to develop and submit proposals
  • High level of business/financial acumen and the ability to instruct others in this area
  • Generate innovative insights from analysis, and work with business partners in developing and implementing new methodologies and analysis to drive actionable results.
  • Identify needed Program Management process improvements
  • Work and participate with Segment and Sector Program Management Council to develop ongoing efficiencies to include additional training

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 12 years of prior related experience or Graduate Degree with a minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.
  • 5 years experience working with executives, senior leadership, and external customers
  • 5 years experience in analyzing, parsing and communicating financial information. Including experience with Earned Value (EV)
  • 8 years or more of working programs in a DoD environment with excellent knowledge of the FAR and US Government procurement processes, procedures, and nuances
  • 5 years DoD Program Manager experience with a superior understanding of DoD program management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and issues proactively and promptly with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Strong executive presence as well as the ability to effectively influence and make recommendations at all levels of the organization.

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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