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Northrop Grumman Manager 1 Capture Management (Colorado Springs, CO or Huntsville, AL) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Manager 1, Capture Management to work in our Colorado Springs, CO or Hunstville, AL locations.

The selected candidate leads capture efforts to secure new or re-compete contracts, or task order business. Develops capture strategy including business solution for pursuit of opportunities; identifies potential customers, competitive assessments, teaming suppliers, and prices-to-win; participates in bid and proposal activities. Maintains on-going interaction with marketing.

In this position, the selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Understanding of missile defense marketplace and stakeholder customer organizations and budgets in order to develop market trends and strategies

  • Capture/business development activities of Missile Defense programs including customer account management and growth, pipeline management and growth, and customer engagement. Primary focus will be on a Space Sensor Layer for missile defense tracking

  • Coordination and collaboration with line of business management, strategy, business and finance, contracts and global supply chain, technology and engineering offices and functions

  • Development and management of capture/business development project funds, schedule, and execution

  • Simultaneously lead multiple opportunity pursuits and be capable of transitioning an opportunity from assessment through pursuit

  • Support or lead Requests for Information (RFI) and Proposal responses

Selected candidate must possess the following:

  • Demonstrated ability for critical thinking and working with a team to develop and implement creative strategies for business growth and/or improvement

  • Ability to lead a team, monitor work operations and actively assists or provides direction to teammates as required

  • Excellent written and verbal communications

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our "Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" video: http://www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideoSQMVideo


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 4 years of relevant experience in engineering, business/project management, supply chain, and/or logistics

  • 1 year of experience in a lead or supervisory role

  • Experience and adeptness in communicating and collaborating with business and technical professionals

  • Familiarity of the Department of Defense acquisition processes

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in STEM related discipline

  • Experience with business development and/or capture activities

  • Knowledge and experience with missile defense or aerospace systems

  • Experience with business development, capture or business pursuit efforts

  • Current/Active DoD Secret Clearance

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Business Management