Harris Corporation Manager, Strategy Development in Rochester, New York

Manager, Strategy Development 6/21/18--StrategyUSA - NY - Rochester




Job ID: CS20182006-25415


Job Title – Manager, Strategy Development

Job Location – Rochester, NY

Job ID – CS20182006-25415

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com at https://www.harris.com/

Job Description:

The TCOM Business Strategy Manager collaborates with key leaders across the business to deliver best in class corporate and strategic planning to support the company's short and long-term objectives and leading market position. They will be responsible for leading and facilitating the development of the annual Strategic Growth Plan as well as continuous evaluation of execution against it. The position will develop and lead a team of employees in the collection, analysis, and distribution of market, competitive, and business intelligence to support business planning and investments. S/he will implement new tools and processes to continuously improve the accuracy and efficiency of the function. The position is also responsible for leading special cross functional projects throughout the organization and ensuring their successful completion, including CHQ requests.

This position reports directly to the Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.

  • Provides leadership, management, direction, and oversight for the department of 3-7 employees including staffing, training, budgeting, and planning.

  • Plans and facilitates the development of the annual Strategic Growth Plan (SGP).

  • Coordinates divisional requests and deliverables to and from Corporate Headquarters.

  • Leads cross functional teams across the business to plan and execute strategy initiatives and key pursuits/campaigns.

  • Manages subscriptions to research databases and leads external research engagements across all CS divisions.

  • Leads a team responsible for the analysis of markets including definition, sizing, research, forecasting and reporting.

  • Leads a team responsible for the collection and distribution of competitive intelligence, including competitive black hats and price to win studies.

  • Creates tools and resources to be used by the organization to facilitate the development of proposals, bids, and business cases


  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 9+ years of experience with strategy and communications; or Master’s degree with 7+ years of experience with strategy and communications.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills across all management levels throughout the organization (specifically in PowerPoint) with demonstrated ability to interact with leaders at the executive level.

  • Excellent analytical and business modeling skills (specifically in Excel)

  • Demonstrated leadership and cross functional project management ability

  • Consistent accuracy, promptness and attention to detail

  • Familiarity and experience developing a multibillion-dollar organization’s strategic plan

  • Ability to utilize data and analytics to derive actionable recommendations

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadline

  • A basic understanding of major tactical and/or Public Safety programs

  • Demonstrated skills in gathering data from multiple, often disparate, sources and synthesizing raw data into meaningful reports and presentations

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with different elements of a business organization

  • Demonstrated ability to understand financial statements, such as 10-Ks & 10-Qs

  • Experience with 3rd-party teaming and partnership agreements

  • Familiar with market/competitive intelligence and its effect on strategic growth plan process and ultimately on business decisions

  • Understanding of Harris Communication Systems competitive landscape in the tactical communications, public and professional communications, and Night Vision global markets

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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