Manager Capture Management 3Annapolis Junction, MD

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems' Microelectronics Center (NGMC) has an immediate opening for a Senior Manager of Capture. This is an onsite position and reports to Annapolis Junction, Maryland.

This position plays a critical role driving the Center's long-term growth in a specialized domestic market. The selected candidate will be responsible for leading capture for a dynamic growth mission, and will work closely with the Strategy & Growth Director, a broader support team of subject matter experts from the NGMC organization, external consultants, and Northrop Grumman sector and corporate business development resources to ensure achievement of near and long-term strategic growth objectives for the Center. The candidate must have demonstrated experience successfully leading large captures, to include extensive experience with customer engagement, strategy development, resource planning, and internal acquisition processes. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience leading diverse teams, be a strong communicator, and be able to work successfully within a highly classified arena. The candidate will collaborate closely with business execution leadership at the Operating Unit (OU), Center, and sector, and several business functions (e.g., business management, contracts, global supply chain, security, etc.).

Primary Roles and Responsibilities Include:

  • Exceptional leadership, collaboration, and team building skills.

  • Develop capture strategy and tactics to produce capture products such as competitive assessments, teaming strategies, and prices-to-win analysis results applied to improve competitive posture.

  • Develop clear and concise Win Themes and Value Propositions for the capture.

  • Understand the customer marketplace, stakeholder customer organizations and budgets to identify market drivers and trends and develop strategies.

  • Maintain relationships with internal stakeholders and functional organizations involved in program capture.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with teaming partners and industry associations to help drive partnerships.

  • Coordinate and collaborate with line of business management, strategy, business and finance, contracts and global supply chain, technology and engineering offices and functions.

  • Development and management of CAPEX and NCTA investment capture project funds, schedule, and execution.

  • Leading the securing of RFPs, preparation of proposals, negotiating and definitizing contracts.

  • Guiding proposal development including managing process, writing proposal responses and developing pricing to deliver compelling and compliant proposals.

  • Meeting all security, organizational conflict of interest, export control, protection of proprietary information, and risk and opportunity management processes, as appropriate.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively interact with the customer, program management, business unit and supply base executives and functional management.

  • Lead with thought leadership emphasis in the development and execution of franchise and individual capture strategies.

  • Support the fiscal management of capture budgets, to include resource prioritization.

  • Develop, implement, and manage processes and strategies that results in an increased capture PWin and improved win rate.

  • Experience is leading capture teams and their leveraging of Customer Relationships Management (CRM) tools (e.g., Salesforce) while following the process standards of the Northrop Grumman Business Acquisition Process (BAP)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated large-scale capture leadership experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 15 years of Department of Defense (DoD) industry experience.

  • 15 years of management experience in Functional Management, Engineering Management, Operations Management, and/or Program Management.

  • Demonstrated people leadership skills and the ability to lead effectively in a diverse team environment.

  • Proven ability to provide independent critical assessments, that ultimately result in better outcomes for the enterprise.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary business development, strategy development activities.

  • Active DoD top secret clearance (TS/SCI w/ full scope poly). *Applicants not in possession of the appropriate clearance will not be considered and need not apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical and/or Leadership/Management-focused master's degree

  • 15 years of industry experience in capture leadership, business development, and/or program management

  • Direct capture experience within the Intelligence domain

  • Experience w/ Agile for Business tools such as Jira (Kanban) and Confluence

Salary Range: $180,600 - $271,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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