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Cost Proposal Manager

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

Leidos Intelligence Group has an immediate opening for a Principal Cost Proposal Manager to manage and develop compliant, complete and awardable Cost/Price Volumes in high paced, highly visible group/corporate environment and participate in a variety of pricing and estimating activities. This is a fast-paced position requiring excellent communication skills, attention to detail, demonstrated problem solving skills, ability to multi-task and thrive in a deadline-driven environment.

This is a mostly telecommute position and work visits to our proposal centers in Reston - VA and Chantilly - VA are expected during heavy proposal season.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of the Cost/Price Volumes for the corporation’s largest and most complex proposals
  • Lead the Cost/Price Volume team, including Contracts, Subcontracts & Procurement, Capture Management, Finance, and Technical Estimators to produce of a fully compliant, complete and compelling and awardable Cost/Price Volume
  • Participate in and contribute to Pricing Strategy and Price-to-Win reviews 
  • Participate in cost and pricing peer reviews of Cost/Price Volumes and supporting Pricing files
  • Mentor and train less experienced professional employees

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or a related discipline is required and 8+ years’ experience in a related area.
  • Prior experience should include experience in Proposal Development in government contracting, commercial, and/or services business models.
  • Experience in various contract types and contract vehicles (GSA, IDIQ, BPA, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFAR, CAS, DCMA/DCAA, estimating systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand Government/customer requirements, apply contracting and pricing principles, and develop compelling solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply lessons learned to new opportunities on a routine basis., and demonstrated ability to develop compelling solutions.
  • Customer focused with excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Strong analytical and financial knowledge.
  • Attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and thrive in a faced-paced deadline driven environment.
  • Strong organizational, coordination and scheduling skills.
  • Strong knowledge of pricing tools, templates, and have the ability to model business cases.
  • Highly proficient with finance principles and desktop applications (i.e. MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret clearance or higher.
  • Willingness to work extended hours as needed to finish the job and to see a proposal through to completion.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
  • Advanced degree/certification (MBA, NCMA, ICEAA, etc) a plus
  • Experience with, commercial business models
  • Experience with international proposals
  • Knowledge of ProPricer is highly desirable
  • Advanced math principals
  • Statistical tool experience a plus

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00


Keywords: Leidos, Reston , Cost Proposal Manager, Other , Reston, Virginia

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