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Pricing Analyst/Specialist (644) (06/12/2015)

Rockville, MD

  • Price and/or cost volume lead responsible for understanding and communicating Request for Proposal (RFP) requirements, developing and presenting cost and price briefings, pricing proposals, analyzing cost data, and recommending pricing approach to upper management.
  • Perform cost/price analysis, profitability analysis, and develop pricing templates and models to evaluate different strategies and "what-if" scenarios.
  • Develop complex pricing strategies and perform risk and cash flow analysis.
  • Research and understand competitive environment for comparable solutions and services and apply that to developing pricing strategies.
  • Prepare proposal cost volumes with supporting documentation in compliance with FAR, RFP requirements, and internal estimating policies and procedures. The proposals will document the estimating basis, methodology, and underlying support for proposed amounts.
  • Support management reviews, customer audits and proposal negotiations, plus prepare explanations of cost estimates and recommendations for presentation to senior management.
  • Specify and coordinate proposal input from other groups, review customer requests, work statements and other proposal data to assure appropriateness, accuracy, and completeness of content. This includes, but is not limited to, working closely with project management leads to develop services labor hour estimates, and working with vendors, subcontractors, and procurement to develop a current consolidated priced summary bill of material.

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Primary Skills

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in pricing strategy, competitive analysis, financial modelling, and bid and proposals for federal contracts with the United States government, with an in-depth understanding of Cost Accounting Standards and Federal Acquisition Regulations.
  • Experience in pricing strategy, competitive analysis, and bid and proposals for contracts with Federal, State and Commercial clients.
  • Experience with a variety of contract types: cost plus, fixed price, and time & materials.
  • Ability to resolve moderately complex contracts and or pricing issues.
  • Strong writing, analytical, mathematical and presentation skills.
  • Ability to communicate with various levels of staff, explaining complex issues in an easy-to-understand format.

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