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Business Development, Sr Manager, NAVWAR

San Diego, California

Job ID CS20211803-58334
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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.

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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

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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 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.


TITLE: Business Development, NAVWAR



This position requires you to be in the San Diego area. Must have the ability to get on Base to conduct business. Relocation will be considered on a case by case basis.


Business Development Representative to lead and drive new business pursuits. This individual will oversee all phases of the capture process including early opportunity identification, requirements shaping, qualification, competitive assessments, development of 'win' strategies, preparation of the proposal, and lead the overall pursuit activity for domestic markets. Qualified candidates will have a thorough understanding of the Defense customer and associated business development process, including prior experience in business capture and proposal development, and/or a leadership position in a military or Department of Defense environment.

This position will execute business development activities (campaign, individual pursuits and the associated strategy) in the following areas:

Strategic development of advanced communications, Electronic Warfare Information Warfare, PNT and ISR capabilities for Navy, USMC, and other DoD and interagency components

Maritime Domain expertise across awareness to include surface, subsurface, and aviation platforms

Customer engagement with prime platform vendors contractors and Government agencies

Partner engagement with industry peers and small business


Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, program management or closely related discipline.

10 years related work experience in a military or Department of Defense business development, engineering or program management environment OR equivalent O5/ O6 title and responsibilities.

8 years experience with Naval operations, OPNAV Resource Sponsors, and Navy PEOs/ Acquisition Commands

8 year experience with and working knowledge of the Planning, Programming, Budget and Execution (PPBE) process; Defense Acquisition System (DAS) process; and Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS).

8 years experience and background specific to NAVWAR and associated Program Offices.

Active Secret, or higher, US Security clearance

Must be able to travel, domestically and internationally, as needed

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in the creation of business capture/strategy development, prioritized investment plans, and corporate teaming/proposal development experience is strongly preferred.

Proven track record in building and maintaining relationships in our industry.

Experience with the government acquisition and requirement development process is essential.

Experience in marketing, sales and writing successful proposals is preferred.

Good oral and written communication skills are required.

General computer literacy, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and/or similar tools.

Active TS, or higher, US Security clearance

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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