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Program Manager - Senior Staff - Individual Contributor

Apply Now Job ID: 506370BR Date posted: Oct. 17, 2019 City: Fort Worth State: Texas Program: F-35
Description:This position is for a Program Manager in the F35 Mods and Upgrades Program Office responsible for integration with F-35 Development and Advanced Development Programs. This position will support feeding requirements and managing retrofit solutions for an integrated fleet configuration plan for all software and hardware upgrades as part of Follow on modernization/ Block 4 modernization and beyond for the F35 Air System. This position will interface with Engineering, Customer Programs, JPO, Sustainment Program Management, and the Mod Repair, Overhaul & Upgrades teams. This position will emphasize integrating with Advanced Development Programs and the F-35 Development Program Office teams for long term strategic retrofit planning of modernization capabilities. The selected candidate will also be responsible for translating the Hardware and Software upgrade plans into fielding plans that balance customer requirements with constraints (supplier capacity, funding, depot / install labor capacity, aircraft availability constraints, cost per flight hour, and others).

Selected candidate will perform technical/program management; will be responsible for resolution of technical, programmatic, business, and contracting risks and issues that affect the basic configuration of the F-35 weapon system. Task assignments will arise from various sources, and the output from the projects worked by this individual will often include coordination with, and out briefs for leaders and customers. Candidate will coordinate with various functions on the team to develop integrated technical/project solutions for strategic program risks and issues. This role may also periodically be assigned special projects within the Sustainment Mods and Upgrades Program Office aimed at resolving a systemic problem or issue associated with the Sustainment Contracts.

Selected candidate will be expected to travel up to approximately 25%.
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or above.
• Experience in determining and integrating cost / schedule on highly complex, large scale efforts ($100M or more)
• Background in strategy and development
• Program Management OR Project Management background
Desired Skills:
• Experience with Advanced Development Programs on LM or aerospace/defense products
•Experience performing sustainment and upgrade programs on LM or aerospace/defense products
• Experience determining acquisition strategies.
• Ability to operate autonomously with minimal direction from senior management.
• Proven ability to drive issues to resolution, which may involve direct interaction with senior leadership within LM and customer organizations.
• Ability to resolve issues that are outside of the individual's training or background.
• Knowledge of JSF Program policies & processes. Strong communication skills (written and oral), with a willingness to engage with subject matter experts in a variety of different functional organizations.
• Strong business acumen, including negotiation and conflict resolution
• Successful experience leading cross-functional teams and partnering across organizational boundaries
• Demonstrated experience building collaborative and productive relationships with peers, employees, key leaders, customers and partners
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Experience creating or using cost / schedule models and performing “what if scenarios”
• Experience determining acquisition strategies and being the PM for proposal activities
• Control Account Manager (CAM)
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS0343 AERONAUTICS COMPANY Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Program Management Clearance Level: Secret with an investigation within 5 years Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day Shift: First Apply Now

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