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Specialist, Project Manager

Norfolk, Virginia

Job ID IMS20210710-70585
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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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Success Profile

What makes a successful Business and Operations team member at L3Harris?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organized
  • 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

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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Senior Supervisor, Project Manager

Job Location: Norfolk, VA

Job Description:

Oversees and manages internal and/or external operational aspects of ongoing projects within a program. External aspects require leadership and broad expertise across a multitude of disciplines. Internal aspects mayinclude leading a subset of the project’s scope, or interface between project management and planning,project team, and line management. Influences the adoption of practices, approaches and concepts acrossmultiple disciplines. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goalsand objectives. Develops and implements mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention andproblem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

Job Type: Management

Overall Summary:

Supervises lower level professionals or supervisors and/or higher level support. Communicates with partiesinside and outside of own department to explain and interpret policies, practices, and procedures. Makes moderate improvements to processes, systems, and solutions. Plans and establishes operational objectives for a team with moderate impact on department results. Understands basic management approaches and has proficient knowledge of job area.

Essential Functions:

Nature of Supervision

  • Supervises individual(s) typically consisting of lower level professionals or supervisors and/or higher levelsupport employees.
  • Leads, directs and reviews the work of direct report(s) to maintain workflow and productivity and ensure weekly objectives are achieved.
  • Provides input on hiring, firing, promotion, performance and/or compensation decisions for own organization.
  • Reports to Associate Manager or higher.

Communication & Influence

  • Communicates with parties within and outside of own department, which may include customers or vendors.
  • Explains and interprets policies, practices and procedures of the job area to others within the organization.
  • May work to justify and gain cooperation of other parties on practices, policies, and procedures.

Innovation & Complexity

  • Work consists of making moderate improvements to processes, systems, solutions or products to enhance performance of the job area.
  • Opportunities for problem solving and innovation are general and may require understanding of broader set of issues.
  • Problems may require understanding of other job areas.
  • Problems are typically solved drawing from prior experiences, with analysis of the issues.

Organization Impact

  • Plans and establishes operational objectives for a team with moderate impact on the achievement of department results.
  • Assigns tasks, peer reviews and provides training.
  • Does not have budget or Profit & Loss(P&L) accountability, but may manage day-to-day elements of the budget (e.g., overtime for staff).

Education & Experience

  • Understands basic management approaches such as work scheduling, prioritizing, coaching and processexecution. Typically requires proficient knowledge of job area typically obtained through education combined with experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.
  • Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.
  • Minimum education and years of experience requirements are not to be used exclusive of other leveling factors. Substitution of additional relevant education and experience for stated qualifications may be considered. The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed. Other specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications may be required of employees assigned to this job.

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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