Leidos is seeking a Pricing Cost Lead to work in our Reston, Virginia office. Successful individual will be responsible for a variety of pricing and estimating activities as an integral member of the Advanced Solutions Group. This is a fast-paced position requiring attention to detail, demonstrated problem solving skills, ability to multi-task and thrive in a deadline-driven environment, and a willingness to work extended hours as needed to finish the job and to see a proposal through to completion.
•Will lead the development of strategies for the corporation’s largest and most complex proposals.
•Will provide oversight for all functional participation in the cost volume, and will lead the effort to produce the final cost volume deliverable. This will involve close coordination with Contracts, Procurement, Capture Management, Finance and Technical Estimators.
•Must be knowledgeable of pricing tools, templates, and have the ability to quickly model business cases.
•Candidate will need the ability to lead the cost volume team.
•A bachelor's degree is required, preferably in an area emphasizing quantitative analysis methods, with 12+ years’ experience in a related area. Additional years of Pricing related experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree
•Must be proficient with math, advanced finance principles and desktop applications (ie – MS Office Suite, especially MS Word amp; MS Excel).
•Extensive experience in Proposal Development. A demonstrated ability to understand customer requirements, to apply contracting principles, and to develop compelling solutions.
•Demonstrated ability to apply lessons learned to new opportunities on a routine basis.
•Strong negotiation skills.
•Strong writing skills.
•Must possess professional demeanor, and excellent communication skills.
•Expertise in government contracting and services business models
•Ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance is preferred for this position.
•Statistical tool experience a plus.
•Knowledge of ProPricer is highly desirable.