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Lockheed Martin System Qualification Branch Program Manager in Orlando, Florida

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Description: This position has direct responsibility for managing execution of technical, schedule, and cost performance of the System Qualification Branch for a large program within the Air Dominance & Strike Weapons Line of Business. The Branch is tasked with planning, coordinating, executing, and reporting results for all test activities associated with qualification of system-level requirements for the program. As the System Qualification Branch lead, the individual will be the primary interface to Lockheed Martin management and to the customer for all related activities. Additionally, the role will require developing strategies to mitigate impacts of discoveries in test, while garnering consensus for supporting critical program milestones. Execution will involve extensive coordination with onsite and offsite test facilities to accomplish the scope of work, while managing cost and schedule for Earned Value Management performance. This position will report to the O-600 Weapon Performance, Integration, & Test Senior Program Manager and will reside in Orlando, FL.

Basic Qualifications:

- Demonstrated track record of planning and driving program execution for complex development activities

- Excellent interpersonal skills for leading a dispersed team in a highly dynamic environment, while maintaining organization and engagement of the team

- Experience leading cross-functional teams to meet quality, schedule, and cost commitments

- Proven ability to establish and maintain relationships with senior company leadership and external customers at all levels with timely and accurate communications.

- Strong business acumen including Earned Value and other financial measures

- Strong written and verbal communication skills, and presentation skills

- Experience in developing talent and teams

- Must have active SECRET clearance with investigation within last 6 years

Desired Skills:

- Program management experience – leading teams, developing strategies and plans, managing resources, and executing to meet objectives

- System qualification testing experience - creating plans, executing tests, and resolving issues

- Strong technical background in areas of core missile technology and test

- Strong risk management and problem solving skills, with experience in root cause/corrective action

- Growth mindset, with experience leveraging DX resources for optimization and efficiency

- Experience with Agile project management techniques

- Experience working SAP contracts



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.

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