Raytheon Principal Project Management Liaison in Goleta, California

Principal Project Management Liaison will oversee and coordinate the operational aspects of ongoing projects and services as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality and client satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for interventions and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients. This assignment is a good fit for someone who is looking to gain experience in a variety of roles and activities that are in support of EW programs as part of the Program Management team. This position will support the classified programs portfolio. The candidate must be familiar with setup and management of programs in closed spaces, especially in the context of today’s RMF/JSIG environment. Candidate must be organized and able to define action plans and manage closure within both the program IPT structure and directly with functional departments within the robust matrix. Strong knowledge of AIS processes and the ability to sustain company best practice SW tools across the various closed-area networks. The best candidate will be able to assess areas where the operational practices need improvement and work with the PM’s to define, devise and implement improvements. Will help align program managers and IPTL’s with current PMX best practices and supporting tools and processes. Must be a self-starter and able to navigate through what are sometimes complex organizational mazes in order to reach closure on actions in support of a singular program or the Directorate portfolio. This job will require frequent interface with the classified programs Director and the SPS Director along with PM’s/IPT’s, the classified security team and also with across a wide spectrum of customers. A well-suited candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to operate in a team collaborative environment. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment. Required Skills: US Citizenship is required Candidate must have a Secret clearance (investigation within past 5 years) and TS eligible. Must be a self-starter High level of proficiency with MS Office Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience interfacing with internal and external customers Ability to multi-task, address multiple issues and set priorities Must be reliable organized, flexible and detail oriented. Strong business sense to proactively identify and resolve problems and issues quickly and efficiently Desired Skills : Proficiency with MS Project Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience 111116

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