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Capture Manager

Requisition ID: R10068046

  • Category IconCategory: Business Development
  • Location IconLocation: Symonston, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: Australia Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret (NV1)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

We’re building something special here in Australia. Committed to safeguarding our country’s future by solving the toughest problems in Aeronautics, Space, and Mission Systems, we’re investing in our business, growing our capabilities, and nurturing a great reputation as the place to be in the Defence Industry. ‘Defining Possible’ is our mantra and we’re committed to making sure that’s as relevant for our people as it is for our customers.

Our new Capture Manager will play a key role in executing Northrop Grumman Australia’s strategic vision by leading capture teams for priority pursuits in Defence and Space. Leveraging Northrop Grumman’s incredible depth and breadth of capability, this rare opportunity will be central to the growth of our business.

Creating compelling win strategies for our captures, and discriminating value propositions for our customers will be your focus so we’ll be looking for extensive experience in complex Capture Management, Defence Business Development, and/or Program Management. Likewise, working with advanced systems/capabilities in a program delivery or program recipient context will have given you a clear understanding of cultural nuances within Australian and US Defence industries.

Comfortable leading multi-disciplinary teams, you’ll need to be a highly effective communicator, able to inform, present, negotiate, and problem solve with a wide range of stakeholders, including leadership.

Proven understanding of Australian Defence/Government Agency acquisition processes combined with an appreciation of capability solution elements (eg scope, cost, and schedule) to offer a competitive tender or proposal solution would also be ideal.

Relevant tertiary qualifications are, of course, a must, we’re also looking for a set of values that align with those of Northrop Grumman. We’re a growing organisation, so a commitment to continuous improvement and the desire to assist business transformation will be key.

Here at Northrop Grumman Australia you can shape your career in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues and career development, plus a range of market leading flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Professional Development – further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training
  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including 9 day fortnight
  • Purchased annual leave
  • Salary packaging including novated car leases
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Volunteer Leave
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Employee Assistance Program

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Note: As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you will need to be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, so your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.



Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.


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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.