Program Manager

L3harris Tulsa , OK 74120

Posted 3 weeks ago


Job Title: Program Manager

Job Location: Tulsa, OK

Job Description:

Experienced professional with proficient knowledge of job area and practical knowledge of program management. Will manage programs or processes with general supervision. Communicates with contacts inside and outside of own department to explain and interpret operational processes, practices, and procedures. Recommends enhancements to systems and processes. Works to achieve operational targets for specific programs and projects with moderate impact on departmental results.

Essential Functions:

Program Management

  • Manages, with full authority, all phases of a program from inception to completion.

  • Able to manage major programs and interface with all customers (internal and external) effectively.

  • Manage day to day aspects of the program, including cross-functional decision making, task/schedule management, issue resolution/escalation, communication, requirements management, and risk management activities.

  • Conduct program reviews to ensure that product elements meet the contractual and business requirements.

  • Manage budget and determine Estimate at Complete while identifying any cost growths and reasons for growth.

  • Perform monthly program Earned Value analysis including EAC, CPI/SPI, and negative variance.

  • Lead definition of program management plans (e.g. scope management plan, schedule management plan, budget, risk management plan, requirements, management plan, quality management plan, etc.)

  • Achieves program objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.

  • Meet financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing a budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions.

  • Needs to be well versed in Product Development Processes including all phases of development, phase gate exit reviews and release to production.

  • Proposal Development - Manage proposal, design and development, product management, and internal research and development programs.

  • Lead work breakdown structure definition, cost estimation, risk estimation, and high-level schedule creation.

  • Interpret RFP requirements and lead the creation of proposal approach and content.

  • Lead capture teams to produce winning proposals on time.

  • Internal Research and Development

  • Manage small and agile teams to quickly and efficiently develop new technologies for program specific applications and new and emerging environments.

  • Establish WBS and program management plan based on business needs for new IR&D given open scope and direction.

  • Provide monthly budget, schedule, and status updates to Leadership for review and direction.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university with emphasis in Program Management, Business, or Engineering field is required plus a 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.

  • Must be able to manage and direct design and development activity across the engineering functions through influence, working with engineering leadership.

  • Sound reasoning and decision-making ability, strong analytical skills.

  • Inclusive management style: Experience leading and motivating integrated product team (IPT) members and be comfortable with raising issues and developing solutions in a timely manner.

  • Must be able to interface with Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance, Contracts, Procurement, Quality, Administrative, and other senior management personnel.

  • Stellar communication skills including verbal, written, and presentation skills for internal and external customers.

  • Strong practical organization, facilitation, and arbitration skills.

  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance is required.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with Made2Manage or other ERP system

  • Project Management Professional and/or Program Management Professional certification

  • Active Secret Clearance preferred

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