Program Manager at Harris in Palm Bay, FL

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Job Description:

Harris Corporation is seeking a highly motivated, innovative individual with strong team leadership and program management skills for a Program Manager position in Palm Bay, FL. This position will be responsible for assisting a Senior Program Manager with managing and directing all phases of program activity from inception through completion in accordance with Harris processes and procedures.

  • Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of production programs and ECPs
  • Monitors all program activities to ensure compliance with product specifications, performance requirements, schedules and cost commitments.   
  • Manages programs through the integration of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) processes and procedures.
  • Identifies existing or potential program risks and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
  • Ensures that all required staffing resources are available for the program.
  • Acts as customer contact for program activities and participates in program review sessions with customers to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.
  • Participates in and contributes to internal cost, schedule, and technical reporting requirements.
  • Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer.
  • 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 contracts.
  • Oversees the generation, quality and timeliness of all written customer deliverables and reports. 
  • Communicate & present Program status to Management


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, a technical field 
  • Fiftteen (15) or more years of related experience
  • EVMS experience

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to lead Cross functional teams
  • Good written and Communication skills
  • Ability to interface with Customers directly
  • Exposure to basic Risk Management concepts
  • Exposure to Change Management
  • Ability to support and lead proposals
  • Self-motivated and accountable

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