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L3Harris Principal, Program Management in Northampton, Massachusetts

Job Title: Sr Manager, Program Management

Job Code: PMM6

Job Location: Northampton, MA

Schedule: 9/80-Regular

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.

About L3Harris Technologies:

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 Description:

Recognized as an internal expert and thought leader in area of expertise with broad experience across multiple job areas. Works under consultative direction against annual goals to manage large, complex project initiatives of strategic importance to the organization. Communicates within and outside of the organization to influence leadership to accept new practices, approaches, and concepts. Develops or champions new systems, concepts, or technologies. Recommends tactics and strategies that directly impact the achievement of overall business or functional results.

Essential Functions:

  • Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion.

  • Drives program execution in order to achieve key business and financial objectives for orders, revenue recognition, operating income, and free cash flow for new, continuing, or current programs.

  • Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs.

  • Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes.

  • Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, performance Statement of Work (SOW) and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract.

  • Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.

  • Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.

  • Expands the product line with the customer.

  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocating resources or changing contractual specifications.

  • Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas

  • Ability to travel 15% of the time.

    Qualifications:

  • Requires mastery level knowledge within a specific technical area or multiple job areas typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

  • Must have experience with Earned Value

  • Viewed as an expert and/or resource within the field by peers in and outside the organization.

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Graduate Degree and a minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.

  • PMP Cert or ability to obtain within 1 year.

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience interfacing and managing relationships with International Customers

  • Experience interfacing and managing customers

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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