Proposal Pricing Analyst ? Government Team

Washington, District Of Columbia
Jul 09, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
Full Time

The Opportunity


Gallup is looking for an experienced pricing analyst to join our government proposal team. This team is responsible for generating complex, high-quality proposals to support business development initiatives. The pricing analyst, who reports to the pricing team lead, plays a key role in the success of every proposal. Essential qualities to succeed in this role include flexibility, energy, independence, the ability to learn quickly, a strong sense of ownership, and commitment to excellence. Candidates must also have experience with pricing government projects.




• Lead cost/price proposal strategy, planning, and volume preparation in accord with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications

• Prepare and modify complex spreadsheets

• Coordinate effectively with proposal manager, technical staff, subcontractors, and other associates to ensure that required cost data are thorough, accurate, and submitted on schedule

• Write clear and compliant budget narratives to respond to requests for proposals and/or clients

• Provide pricing guidance to proposal and business development teams to ensure that pricing strategy is completed in accordance with the requirements

• Work with a team to analyze current budgets and perform monthly quality assurance reviews to ensure project plans operate in accordance with contractual guidelines and procedures




Preferred Qualifications and Experience:


• Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, mathematics, or related field with two+ years of experience pricing proposals on service contracts

• Familiarity with contract types, including firm fixed price, time and materials (T&M), cost-plus, and ID/IQ contracting, as well as a diverse range of customers, including commercial, federal, and DoD

• Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)

• Knowledge of cost estimating techniques

• Demonstrated experience working on multiple proposals at a time

• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

• Flexibility to work as needed during the proposal process to meet deadlines


Company Overview


Gallup delivers forward-thinking research, analytics, and advice to help leaders solve their most pressing problems. Combining more than 75 years of experience with its global reach, Gallup knows more about the attitudes and behaviors of the world’s constituents, employees, and customers than any other organization.


Gallup consultants help private and public-sector organizations boost organic growth through measurement tools, strategic advice, and education. Gallup’s Government Division brings our solutions to solve the mission and goals of governments around the world.


Gallup does not typically sponsor foreign citizens for H-1B visas or permanent resident status for this position.


Gallup is an Equal Opportunity Employer