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Business Operations Manager

Berthoud Colorado
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Ursa Major was founded to address a critical shortfall in the U.S. industrial base and bring a new model to aerospace and defense systems: we design and manufacture the world’s leading propulsion systems for space, hypersonic applications, and missile systems. 

Our products and technologies require an extraordinary team – a team that will mold tomorrow’s technologies while deploying today’s best. We are an intrinsically motivated team that has a passion for solving problems and empowering each other every day to develop our skills, knowing that there is always room for growth.

The journey to space starts with the engines.  

Ursa Major was founded to bring a new model to space access: one in which every link in an enormous value chain isn’t limited by those around it. We design rocket engines and propulsion solutions.  

Our products and technologies require an extraordinary team. A team that will mold tomorrow’s technologies while deploying today’s best. We are an intrinsically motivated team that has a passion for solving problems and empowering each other every day to develop our skills, knowing that there is always room for growth. 

We are seeking a talented and motivated Business Operations Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in business development operations and finance within aerospace and defense, will be passionate about growth, process improvement, organizational effectiveness, and financial analysis. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Support Business Development team operations with a focus on process implementation and refinement, team communication, budget management, and associated financial analytics to help inform and improve performance and market positions. 
  • Track, report on and drive key Business Development and organizational growth metrics associated with pipeline management, win/loss results, capture and proposal development best practice implementation and revenue/financial projections and results. 
  • Support and inform the New Business Capture Process and New Business Operations Reviews to enhance team performance, cross-functional collaboration and raise probability of wins. 
  • Support and inform proposal development and execution to enable high quality and compliant bids. 
  • Stay informed about industry trends, competitive intelligence, and upcoming opportunities within the relevant commercial and government market segments. 
  • Support other business development and strategy development activities as needed . 

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelors degree in business administration, marketing, finance, engineering or a related field. Advanced degree preferred. 
  • 5+ years of experience in a Business Development, Operations or Finance role supporting business growth in relevant federal government sectors. 
  • Strong financial analysis skills. DoD budget analysis background is a plus. 

Colorado law requires us to tell you the base compensation range of this role, which is $100,000 - $165,000, determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The salary range for this role is intentionally wide as we are evaluating individuals based on their unique experience and abilities to fit our needs. Most importantly, we are excited to meet you, and see if you are a great fit for our team. What we can’t quantify for you are the exciting challenges, supportive team, and amazing culture we enjoy. Click here for more information about our awesome benefits.

 

Benefits Include:

 

  • Unlimited PTO - Vacation, Sick, Personal, and Bereavement
  • Paid parental and Adoptive Leave
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tax Advantage Accounts (HSA/FSA)
  • Employer Paid Short and Long Term Disability, Basic Life, AD&D
  • Additional Benefit Options Including Voluntary Life and Emergency Medical Transport
  • EAP Program 
  • Retirement Savings Plan - Traditional 401(k) and a Roth 401(k)
  • Company stock options 

NOTE: Research suggests that women and BIPOC individuals may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage anyone who believes they have the skills and the drive necessary to succeed here to apply for this role.
 
US CITIZENSHIP, PERMANENT RESIDENCY, REFUGEE OR ASYLUM STATUS IS REQUIRED.
 
We’re an equal-opportunity employer. You will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
 
No outside recruiters, please.