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SMX Senior Capture Manager (2161) in Des Moines, Iowa

Senior Capture Manager (2161)at SMX(View all jobs) (

United States

SMX is seeking an experienced Senior Capture Manager with deep experience driving, shaping, and capturing large, complex deals in the Federal and Public Sector markets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is established to qualify and capture major ($50M+) government acquisitions for our Cloud/Digital Transformation business unit. This role will be both hybrid and require work onsite. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that is focused on successful pursuit, capture, and winning proposals. Efforts include driving capture and proposal readiness from early positioning and shaping efforts, to development and implementation of win strategies, through pre-Request for Proposal activities, and continuing through written/oral proposal development, negotiations, award and transition. Proven track record of successful capture and proposal management on $100M+ bids and orchestrating multi-disciplined resourcing against pipeline priorities.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum 10+ years combined experience with any of the following: strategic capture, proposal development, solutions development, and/or costing and pricing.

  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience as a capture manager developing and leading multiple capture efforts that have won major Federal, State, or Local Government contracts totaling at least $100 million in the last 3 years.

  • Must be eligible to obtain U.S. security clearance.

  • Prior experience with structured Capture/Proposal Methodologies.

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Desired Experience:

  • Business operations/management experience delivering technical or management consulting services or developing solutions for Federal, State, or Local clients is desired.

  • Experience with successfully pursuing opportunities specific to Federal civil, health, and defense agencies involving large complex contracts strongly preferred.

  • Master’s degree in business or technical field preferred.


Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Vaccination within 60-days of hire, or an approved accommodation, is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042 (unless precluded by State law). If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position, and the accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated.