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Senior Proposal and Capture Manager



El Segundo, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024

Radiant Industries is an El Segundo, CA-based startup developing Kaleidos, a portable, containerized nuclear microreactor. Portable nuclear power with rapid deploy capability can replace diesel generators used today to provide critical asset support for hospitals, datacenters, and military bases or to power microgrids at remote sites. Radiant’s unique, practical approach to nuclear development utilizes modern software engineering to rapidly achieve safe, factory-constructable microreactors leveraging existing, well-qualified materials. Radiant is on a fast track to demonstrate the first fueled operation of a new commercial nuclear reactor design, just two years from now.

Proposal and Capture Manager

The Senior Proposal and Capture Manager will own the full life cycle of contract activities, including market research, proposal generation and submission, documentation support, and awards project management. The ideal candidate has prior success writing winning government proposals and navigating the federal acquisition process. The ideal candidate is excellent at balancing multiple priorities, has a keen eye for detail, and excellent organization abilities for timely and accurate submissions. This is a high impact role to bring in key funding and support to commercialize the first portable nuclear microreactor.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Own life-cycle of contract proposal process from ideation, evaluation, solicitation, proposal, documentation, and overall management of federal acquisition process.
  • Leverage expertise in government compliance, including FARS/DFARS, special SBIRs, etc.
  • Prepare proposals and responses for federal contracting opportunities, including RFPs, RFIs, CSOs, BAAs, Need Statements, etc.
  • Provide executive leadership guidance and expertise in navigating the government contracting process, from narrative strategy, compliance, and due diligence, etc.
  • Manage documentation repository for all Radiant contracting efforts; optimize proposal process over time.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with government partners, including with the DOD and

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited institution.
  • 5+ years of industry experience in government contracting.
  • Experience in SBIR programs, including proposal and due diligence management.
  • Knowledgeable of FAR/DFAR government contract types.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Expert in managing contracts from conception through implementation.
  • Superb negotiation and presentation abilities for highly technical subject matter.
  • Passionate about bringing portable nuclear microreactors to microgrids to provide resiliency.
  • Highly proactive and collaborative in work, comfortable with strategic oversight of projects to the detailed execution.
  • Understands the federal government budgeting and appropriations process.

Employee Benefits for Eligible Employees:

  • Stock: Substantial incentive stock plan for all full time, salaried employees.
  • Medical: 100% up to base silver level plan for employee + 50% dependents, offers up to Platinum plans.
  • One Medical: Sponsored memberships for employees and their dependents.
  • Vision: 100% top tier plan coverage + 50% for dependents.
  • Dental: 100% top tier plan coverage, orthodontia extra, 50% for dependents.
  • Voluntary Life, Accident, Hospital, Critical Illness, Commuter and FSA are offered as employee contributed benefits.
  • Free snacks and drinks onsite.
  • Flexible PTO policy.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time. This position involves access to technology that is subject to U.S. export controls. Any job offer made will be contingent upon the applicant’s capacity to serve in compliance with U.S. export controls.