As a Contracts member/staff, partners with the Project Directors, Senior Management, and Subject Matter Experts to prepare cost proposal estimates and pricing data/models for various CP, FFP, T&M Government contracts in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and government Requests for Proposals (RFPs), as well as commercial/private sector proposals' solicitation requirements.
Coordinate the communication of complex contract pricing requirements to teaming partners and senior leadership team members.
Drafts cost/business proposal narratives to explain the bases of costs proposed.
Assist in development and maintenance of cost proposal templates, work breakdown structures (WBS), and other cost/business proposal tools.
Effectively multitasks while collaborating across multiple functional departments and in support of internal stakeholders.
Monitor spending to ensure it remains within budget by preparing estimates to complete (ETC) spreadsheets. Performs other cost analyses for projects and tasks.
Tracking and reviewing subcontractor/consultant invoices and submitting to Accounts Payable for processing.
Assist with drafting small business subcontracting plans as applicable for proposals.
Plans, organizes, writes, edits, and produces a cohesive business/cost proposal and supplemental responses to clarifications with appropriate disclosures, explanatory responses, and supporting data to justify adequacy, cost realism, and reasonableness.
Effectively manages competing priorities and deadlines and handles multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Job Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree (Business or Finance Preferred)
3 - 5 years of experience required in Cost and Pricing Analysis
Must be highly motivated, flexible, dependable and proactive.
Experienced in Federal Government business with a focus in pricing and labor hour estimating, ODCs, material requirements, financial modeling, cost narratives and RFP compliance (for various contract types).
Experience with commercial proposal pricing, and biomedical/clinical trials pricing, desirable/a plus.
Must be able to drive success by meeting aggressive deadlines while working with your peers and effectively communicating pricing strategies and risk to Senior Management.
In depth understanding of the proposal management process in responding to Federal Government RFPs.
Advanced Excel Skills and Proficient in Microsoft Suite of products (Word, PowerPoint, etc.) in addition to Adobe professional software, Microsoft SharePoint.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Sharp attention to detail.
Knowledge and general understanding of the Proposal process
Proven track record of taking ownership in duties assigned, and seeking continuous process improvement.
Demonstrated use of independent judgment to determine strategic guidelines, purpose, follow-through and completion in support of identified proposals.