Government Contracts Pricing Analyst
Description Universal Consulting Services, UCS, is seeking candidates for an exciting, fast-paced career opportunity in government contract pricing. We are looking for college graduates with 4+ years with proven strong pricing skills for a unique opportunity working directly with UCS' top-tier management team. This is an excellent opportunity for continued professional growth with an established, highly successful US Government contracting company.This is a mid-level Government Contracting Pricing Analyst (In-House) position.UCS is a mid-sized defense contractor, with a consistent record of growth, nationally recognized for our excellence in IT, Program Services, Health Care Management Services and Technical Services to government clients in 15 states and the District of Columbia.Responsibilities include: * Supports proposal and pricing activities (cost estimating and Basis of Estimates) for various federal contract types (FFP, T, CPFF, IDIQ & Cost Reimbursable). * Creates internal and external price sheets. * Ensures all pricing and documentation are compliant per all FAR/DFAR, DCMA/DCAA, CAS, and Corporate requirements. * Works with proposal team to develop cost volume schedules and supporting documentation to justify cost realism/reasonableness. * Creates strategic and competitive pricing models for all assigned proposals. * Develops all cost narratives and compliant submission documents. * Works closely with Capture/Business, Contracts, Human Resources and Operations to ensure accuracy of cost proposals. * Participates in pricing and BD color reviews with upper management and coordinates with senior staff to determine structure and strategy. * Supports proposal clarifications, justifications, and negotiations. * Contribute to the standardization of tools that result in compliant/quality pricing proposal. * Work with Primes and Subcontractors during pricing proposal development. * Support post award program financials and contract action as required. * Collects data and analyzes customer's needs, values, and award biases coupled with market information such as sales, technology development and method of operation plus anticipated competitor team(s) win and pricing strategy. * Coordinates closely with capture team and possible Sub / Prime Contractor finance elements while generating pricing / cost narratives in our proposal response to Government Solicitations / Contracts.Requirements Requirements: * Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (preferred) or Business Administration * Minimum of 4 years of experience working in contract pricing. * Self-motivated. * High attention to detail and organization * Able to work well in a team environment and excel in a fast-paced environment. * Strong written and verbal communication. Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel.Summary Universal Consulting Services, Inc. (UCS) is a rapidly growing Government contractor known for our expertise in health and IT solutions. Our driven, passionate professionals are catalysts for improving performance across all levels of Government. We have been recognized as one of Washington Technology's FAST 50 for our tremendous success as a woman-owned business, in addition to inclusion on Inc. Magazine's 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America for 2008. Our clients include, but are not limited to, the Department of Defense, Department of Justice, and Department of Treasury.We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.