US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION : YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE : No relocation assistance availableCLEARANCE TYPE : SecretTRAVEL : Yes, 25% of the Time
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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is seeking a Capture Manager 3 to join the Network Solutions Business Unit (BU) team.
The selected individual(s) will be responsible for supporting high growth areas within the BU. There are multiple openings in the areas of Weapon Data Links (WDL), and Space applications.
Each area includes a portfolio of R&D and contract opportunities. These businesses are based in San Diego, CA, and extensive interaction with teams in San Diego is expected, in addition to customer meetings and internal corporate collaboration and coordination.
As the Capture Manager, you will form and lead capture teams to address critical decisions in market segmentation, portfolio management, competitive positioning, offer development, customer demonstrations, compelling proposals, and profitable business deals.
This role interacts with business development, strategy, technology working groups, business model innovation, operations, digital engineering, and competitive design functions.
The Capture Manager will be expected to :
Drive the utilization of tools and resources to assist in validating assumptions and market discriminators that enhance the quality of the franchise capture win strategy.
Develop capture strategies, customer value propositions, teaming agreements, and discriminating technical, management, and business offerings to maximize portfolio prospects.
Integrate the capture team across functional boundaries serving as a facilitator, coach and trainer to critically assess products, capabilities, technology, and business models.
Identify potential customers, synthesize competitive assessments, support make / buy and price-to-win decision cycles;
participate in bid and proposal team activities.
Support and guide business unit teams in developing a pursuit strategy for opportunities.
Lead the analysis of the competitive landscape, NGMS capabilities, and business constraints to determine, document, and communicate the best strategy, capture / win themes, call plans.
Collaborate with Business Unit leadership, Business Development, and technical teams throughout the capture process to qualify opportunities, develop a business case, and develop strategies to win.
Develop and manage to a capture plan to include staffing and cost within an allocated budget.
Conduct just-in-time training for capture and proposal teams, as required, for them to successfully navigate the capture and Business Acquisition Process (BAP).
Coordinate and plan proposal needs with the Proposal Specialist.
Work with the proposal team to develop annotated outlines for proposals to include the strategy, win themes and discriminators.
Assist in creation of a Draft Executive Summary and select proposal volumes.
Work with Estimating and Pricing to strategize cost development and justification, including setting the Basis of Estimate (BOE) detail level.
Advise senior management on the strategies, and their associated risks, that promote the highest probability of winning - Prepare, maintain, and coordinate with functional organizations / division capture teams to keep projects on schedule;
identify risks / opportunities to mitigate project issues.
Work across the organization to help prioritize opportunities, optimize investments, facilitate capture and campaign strategy sessions, and continuously assess and update the new business pipeline against the long-range strategic and annual operating plans.
Basic Qualifications :
Previous experience in capture management in US Department of Defense (DOD) acquisitions including one as a capture lead and 2 or more as capture support
Previous experience leading a team of 5 or more people
Dynamic self-starter with exceptional interpersonal skills and executive presence
Demonstrates excellent communications skills (both oral and written) ability to be persuasive, clear, and concise
Thorough knowledge of US Government’s acquisition process
Must possess an active Secret Clearance (with the ability to obtain a Top Secret)
Willingness to travel 25-50% of time
Preferred Qualifications :
Master’s degree in Business Administration or other relevant graduate degree - Five plus (5+) years in Program Management, Engineering, and Business Development leadership roles - Knowledge of and experience in NGMS’ business areas, including business models, structure and programs
Experience with military communications / networking programs, agile systems development, and digital engineering
Knowledge of major US DOD acquisition organizations, military communications customers, and / or planning / requirements organizations for military communications
Knowledge of major US DOD acquisition organizations for weapon systems USAF, AFRL, US Navy, ONR, etc.
Knowledge of major US DOD acquisition organizations for space systems , SDA
Capture experience that spans DoD, Commercial, and International captures
Secret Clearance with recently completed investigation
US DoD Top Secret clearance and SCI access
Salary Range : $171, - $256,
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to basepay. 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate.
As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18.
Federal guidance allows for disability / medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.
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