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MA802: Marlborough, MA Building 1 1001 Boston Post Road Building 1, Marlborough, MA, 01752 USA

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About US:

At Collins Mission Systems, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges – together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Job Summary:

Collins Mission Systems is seeking a Senior Manager to support a development program in Protected Communication Systems (PCS). This is a critical leadership role on the program management team and an excellent opportunity for the candidate to gain significant program management experience.

The Senior Manager will be responsible for overseeing program execution including external earned value reporting, engaging with supply chain, operations, and engineering for engineering development model (EDM) procurement and build, and leading proposal activities for engineering change proposals (ECPs) and future production.

This role requires a leader with a strong command of PM best practices to enhance program execution. The leader must have an executive leadership presence, confidently lead across complex cross functional teams and customer stakeholders, foster a culture of accountability and execution excellence, and role model RTX values and leadership behaviors.

The Senior Manager supports strategy, vision and tactical direction and meets contractual commitments and company expectations. This role is supports downward communication of top-level project goals, objectives and decisions and upward communication of program performance to senior management. 

The role is on-site, based out of Marlborough, MA, and you can expect up to 15% travel domestically to some of our core site locations.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Assures on-time execution of contracts and proposal submittals through empowerment, communication, setting expectations, and building teams.

  • Acts as empowered authority to accomplish objectives.

  • Drives tactical execution while meeting strategic objectives. 

  • Establishes and maintains key programmatic metrics, defines milestones, critical path and monitors adherence to program budgets and schedules.

  • Supports the program Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and long-term financial outlook and commits to specific financial goals and obligations.

  • Leads the collaboration necessary across functional groups, broader RTX organizations and subcontractors to ensure program success. Ensures that functional resources, tools, and processes are utilized in a consistent way.

  • Supports initiatives to drive down cost, improve performance, and win competitions.

  • Maintains an energetic and productive work force. Provides leadership to indirect reports, multi-functional teams and key partners with abilities to organize and prioritize to ensure successful execution of all commitments.

  • Establishes strong and purposeful relationships with customer. Maintains lines of communications with the customer to assure timely awareness and customer trust.

  • Supports growth strategies, with a significant focus on growing the business for both existing capabilities and future capabilities.  

No Relocation Assistance is available.  

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of leadership experience in government, defense, aerospace or related industry.

  • A strong command of Program Management best practices to enhance program execution with demonstrated experience managing and overseeing program management tools such as R/O Management, Cost and Schedule Management and Earned Value Management.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the Estimate at Complete (EAC) process

  • Demonstrated understanding of the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) process

  • Must have proven experience with Government contracting requirements and the DoD acquisition management process.

  • Typically requires: A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 10 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years' experience Engineering/Other Technical.

  • Experience leading development and production programs.

  • Must hold an Active and transferable U.S. government issued security clearance which is required prior to start date, Day 1

  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance.  Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • May have deep knowledge of project management. Advanced knowledge of related disciplines within work area and ability to identify links and potential impact on projects, programs or systems.

  • Typically requires A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 10 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years' experience Engineering/Other Technical Positions:

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. 


Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond. At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today. 


This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program.  The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey.  Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience.  Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.

Minimum Program Qualifications
To qualify for the Raytheon Technologies, Re-Empower Program, candidates should:

  • Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application.

  • Have prior experience in functional area of interest.

  • Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position.

Diversity drives innovation, inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility. 




Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.


At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.  


Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day. 

The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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