Harris Corporation Sr Principle, Program Management in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Sr Principle, Program Management 6/27/18Program ManagementUSA - IN - Fort Wayne




Job ID: SIS20182706-25614


Senior Program Manager

Job Code: SIS20182706-25614

Job Location: Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description:

Harris Space and Intelligence Systems is looking for a Program Manager for the Environmental Solutions (ES) Sensor Business Area (BA) for a space application program. Program Manager is responsible for the overall program management of a Government contract accountable for program execution, customer satisfaction, and financial performance.

This position will have a direct interface with customer, suppliers and stakeholder leadership. The role includes responsibility for guiding Harris’ employees in their work and influencing them to deliver their best and to act within the Harris corporate values. The key responsibilities include:

  • Accountability to Customer and Harris ES Sensor BA for overall program performance commitments to include:

  • Customer Satisfaction: Continually delighting our customers with our values, responsiveness, and overall mission performance

  • Financial: Orders, Sales, Margin (Award Fees), Investment, Program Budget, and Cost performance metrics (i.e., CPI)

  • Schedule: Timely, responsive, and successful completion of all program activities (informal), deliverables (formal), and metrics (i.e., SPI)

  • Quality: Program deliverables meet or exceed Harris and customer expectations

  • Ability to work between and bridge program and supplier performance with Harris business financial performance and Business Unit expectation

  • Ensure clear understanding and communication of program status, changes, and performance to the Customer and Harris ES leadership

  • Responsible for managing the cost, schedule, and technical performance requirements of a program through all phases.

  • Responsible for high-level relationship management

  • Directs the preparation of program proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budget, and financial terms/conditions of contract.

  • Ensures that all resources such as engineering, manpower, production, and facilities are available to support the program.

  • Works with customers to determine needs, requirements, and new business opportunities.

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

  • Solves highly complex problems with significant business impact.

  • Interacts internally with management and customers on significant business matters.

  • Development and management of financial forecasts.

  • Financial forecast inputs will be assessed and judged to provide high-level management and Annual Operating Plan and 3-Year forecast recommendations.

  • Identifies risks and creates opportunities to manage the operational or market risks for a project or program.

  • Identifies opportunities to expand sales to existing customers or sell programs to new customers.

  • Coordinates and monitors major subcontractor activities, deliverables, and finances

  • Develops, reviews, and approves plans, schedules, subcontract agreements, and other program documents

  • Prepares and provides required reports, briefings, and technical reviews to senior management as requested


  • BS/BA, MS/MA, MBA or equivalent with 15 years of experience in both Engineering / Program Management; or equivalent. This experience will include:

  • Developing and executing strategies to capture new business

  • Managing program(s) with annual revenues of $50M+ Managing large workforce of approximately 100+ Managing multiple subcontractors and suppliers in a performance based environment

  • Working under Government contracts

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • TS/SCI Clearance

  • Experience in Space programs

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills.

  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification

  • Experience planning, organizing, and directing work that provides best value solutions to the customer and Harris.

  • Can develop broad, cooperative relationships with numerous groups and individuals, even when having no direct authority over them

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain one. 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 Harris Corporation 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.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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ExpertiseProgram Management

LocationUSA - IN - Fort Wayne