Proposal Pricing Assistant

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jun 21, 2019
Closes
Jul 27, 2019
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:

Westat is seeking an individual to assist our proposal pricing team in preparing and conducting quality assurance of business proposals in response to requests for proposals (RFPs).


Job Responsibilities:


· Prepare pricing data as requested by other proposal pricing staff.

· Provide quality assurance checks of pricing data and documents.

· Develop and enhance pricing templates and algorithms.

· Calculate and analyze proposal statistics from pricing templates.

· Assist in assembling proposal documents.

· Assist in maintaining and updating proposal tracking list.

· Assist in compiling historical cost data on projects and past proposals needed to identify potential strategies to improve cost competitiveness.

· Perform other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:


· A Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of relevant experience.

· Advanced knowledge and skills in Excel and other office software including Word, Power Point, PDFs etc.

Candidates should have excellent verbal communication skills, organizational and interpersonal skills, detail oriented and be able to work in a team environment.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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