Innovative Naval Prototype (INP) Program Manager - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:

The Program Manager will be accountable for capture and execution of the LOCUST Innovative Naval Prototype (INP) program. This program will include trades studies, white papers, and proposals leading to follow-on phases, and successfully transitioning to a production program. The PM candidate will lead the coordination, development of the capture strategy and all Customer interfaces to support ultimately program of record sustainment and win. The PM will be responsible for all facets of the program to include executing current Contract Research and Development (CRAD) and Independent Research and Development (IRAD) efforts and leveraging all related Coyote activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial, schedule, and technical performance.
  • Supervision of associated CRAD/IRAD activities.
  • Development and execution of coordinated growth strategies.
  • Coordination of suppliers/teammates for effective execution.
  • Multidisciplinary team leadership, strategy development, internal and external program reviews, market shaping and program development through direct customer engagement, proposal preparation, supplier management, program management status reporting, and generation of work authorizations (IOTs), statements of work (SOWs), and specifications.
  • Align the priorities and provide clear direction; actively manage risk mitigation strategies and capture program opportunities.
  • Serve as the primary Raytheon management and customer contact on status and technical performance, and must anticipate and fulfill customer needs to ensure customer satisfaction and continued business based on naval undersea weapons technical experience as well as sound contract execution.
  • Work with RTN Business Development and Product Line Senior Leadership to shape program and funding to RTN win strategy,
  • Manage the performance of program task elements such as engineering, operations, supply chain, quality, contracts, finance, and administrative functions in the execution of required gate reviews and financial activities as well as program execution.
  • Work with Business Development to define product markets and strategies for advanced autonomous Unmanned Air Systems and related payloads.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 10+ years of progressive experience in program management and/or related roles
  • Experience leading new business capture activities and winning new business in a competitive environment
  • IMS and EVMS implementation and execution, to include meeting EAC requirements
  • Ability to obtain Program and/or Capture Management (Level 3) Certification
  • Must be able to travel between Raytheon sites, visit customer and testing range locations in support of business execution, growth requirements, and test events
  • Active Secret security clearance with investigation date within 5 years and ability to obtain higher clearances
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with complex testing and demonstration events on Customer ranges to support contractual requirements
  • Experience with PRISM in an Engineering Lab Environment
  • Effective communication (to include technical writing, presentation preparation & presentation delivery), organization, and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated effective team building and leadership skills
  • Ability to monitor, interact and course correct technical teams to support customer goals
  • Demonstrated experience managing technical studies leading to development programs while meeting stringent financial, schedule and performance requirements
  • Knowledge of tube launched UAS and ability to translate technology development into coherent operational concepts for customer consideration
  • Knowledge of weapons testing and integration on naval platforms
  • Experience with the US Army and Marine Corp
  • Existing Common Access Card (CAC)
Required Education (including Major):
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Physics, Engineering, Business Administration or related field
  • Strong preference for Master’s in Business Administration or STEM field

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 129600

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.