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Lead, Program Management

Spring Lake, North Carolina

Job ID IMS20212805-61956
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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.


Job Title: Lead, Program Management

Job Code: IMS20212085-61956

Job Location: Spring Lake, North Carolina

Job Description:

  • This Program Manager (PM) position has responsibility for working with the program team to lead critical aircraft modification and maintenance projects from preliminary design through critical design, modification, test and delivery. This includes the responsibility for proposal preparation and negotiation, preparation of component SOWs and specifications, and contract performance (cost, schedule, and quality).
  • The PM will also be responsible for briefing customer, user, and upper management on all facets of the program.
  • The PM directs the work of functional employees in the execution of the assigned projects while establishing and monitoring performance to schedules, plans and milestones. The selected individual must set the highest ethical standards for self and others. Frequent customer, user, and upper management interaction is routine.
  • This position will be as the PM for system design, procurement, manufacturing, integration, test and delivery of a mission communication system on a commercial derivative aircraft.
  • The PM will be the point of contact for Earned Value Management System (EVMS) data collection, reporting, and variance justification.
  • The PM will be responsible for integration of the program integrated master schedule (IMS) with the EVMS tracking and reporting system.
  • The PM will also assist in developing and winning new business in cooperation with Business Development.
  • Function as the point-of-contact between the Program Office, Functional Management, the Customer, subcontractors, cross-sector groups, and other stakeholders to coordinate efforts to ensure successful resolutions of program issues.
  • Responsible for briefing international customer and end user, as well as upper management on all material aspects of the program.
  • The PM directs the work of functional employees in the execution of the assigned projects while establishing and monitoring performance to schedules, plans and milestones. The selected individual must set the highest ethical standards for self and others.

Job Qualification Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of nine (9) years of applicable experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

  • Working knowledge of system-level requirements, design practices, hardware specification, and development is desired.
  • Aircraft airframe and systems knowledge is a plus.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Position requires the flexibility to work on short notice, overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Must have the ability and willingness to travel approximately 25% of the time.

Position requires an active DoD Top Secret (TS/SCI) Security Clearance and the ability to maintain the stated clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship.

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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