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Manager Capture Management 3

Requisition ID: R10089280

  • CategoryCategory: Business Development
  • LocationLocation: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

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 work connects and protects millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Capture Manager based out of Colorado Springs, CO. The Capture Manager is responsible for the capture strategy, campaigns, product line application, and strategic direction and execution of all aspects of the capture within the Space Surveillance and Environmental Intelligence (SSEI), Operating Unit (OU) Business Development and Strategy activities.  Duties include strategic, capture campaign identification, management, and execution in line with Business Development and Annual Operating Plan roadmap, goals, milestones, and strategy.  The Capture Manager leads business development capture activities and teams to secure new or re-compete contracts, or task order business.  The Capture Manager develops the capture strategy including business solutions for pursuit of opportunities; identifies potential customers, competitive assessments, teaming suppliers, and prices-to-win; participates in bid and proposal activities and maintains on-going interaction with marketing and government relations entities.

What you’ll get to do:

The Capture Manager is responsible for daily operations of a capture team or capture work unit (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, day to day workflow, and operating costs).  Capture Manager responsibilities include: cost, schedule, and performance of a specific capture activity within all assigned capture and proposal activities.  Work is reviewed for adequacy in meeting business development and capture pipeline objectives. The Capture Manager ensures that all capture and proposal teams adhere to sound capture management and Business Acquisition Process (BAP) processes in accordance with company quality standards per Northrop Grumman business development procedures and practices.

Our ideal candidate will also report to the Business Development Manager the status and management of the capture, proposal, and systems engineering teams, and also serves as the capture manager to active program teams to ensure the broader Northrop Grumman capabilities are exploited and the active program’s needs for program growth are met.  The Capture Manager coordinates capture and proposal activities across the broader Integrated National Systems Business Unit (BU) to ensure collaboration within the Business Unit portfolio and associated Business Development, Capture, and Systems Engineering teams. 

Basic Qualifications:  

  • 14 Years with Bachelors STEM, or 12 Years with Masters, or 9 Years with PhD

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance required to start

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with Business Development or Capture Management execution and management

  • Experience leading capture and proposal teams 

  • Experience in systems engineering, development, integration, and test  

  • Domain expertise in Space Domain Awareness

  • Domain and mission expertise with Ground Based Radars

  • Domain expertise in Missile Warning/Missile Defense

  • Good communication and presentation skills 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Master’s degree in STEM or Business Administration/Management

  • Domain expertise in Electronic Warfare systems

  • Domain expertise in Environmental Sensing (e.g. Weather)


Salary Range: $160,100 USD - $240,100 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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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.