Sr Pricing Manager - 35420 in Fairfax, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/1/2021

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Job Description

Position Summary

Alion Science & Technology is seeking to fill a critical role for a Sr. Pricing Manager at our Fair Lakes, VA location. This position will report to the Vice-President of Pricing Solutions, and will manage a team of Pricers, develop strategic pricing methods, and will be responsible for delivering compelling, risk-mitigated contract prices. The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of proposal pricing within the DoD and related market segments, with a sharp attention to detail and awareness of current market dynamics.  It is expected of the Sr. Pricing Manager to be a player/coach, mentoring and leading a team of pricers while individually managing the pricing of select corporate priority bids.

Duties and Responsibilities

Manages senior, mid, and junior level pricing analysts; hires and trains new staff as required.

Assigns and distributes pricing assignments with deadlines to the team and provides guidance for pricing assignments

Leads the preparation of a fully compliant and competitive cost model, coordinate pricing review meetings; and cost/price model development

Reads, comprehends and explains RFPs and prepares clarifying questions related to pricing

Ensures all cost proposals are peer-reviewed and quality controlled prior to submission to the government

Develops subcontractor pricing requirements and data calls in coordination with subcontract team

Work closely with the capture and proposal teams, program staff and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to ensure that all labor and non-labor costs are captured, compliant and competitive.

Performs advanced analysis, modeling and what-if analysis for management decision making.

Develops and communicates the strategic, financial, and administrative implications of proposed and/or implemented pricing policy.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Operations, or Business Administration plus 10-15 years of experience in pricing/proposal development or a Master’s degree and 8 years of experience.  Also, a minimum of 5 years demonstrated management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Confirm adherence to FAR, DFAR, DCAA, TINA, CAS and corporate estimating manual, policies and procedures with regards to cost proposal preparation, review, submission and negotiation.

Strong knowledge of all types of contracts (T&M, CPAF, CPIF, CPFF, FFP) and cost/price analysis.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Expertise in MS Excel; Proficient in MS Word and PowerPoint

Attentive to detail, highly organized, maintains complete and orderly files to ensure an audit-ready posture

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with multiple deadlines, and respond to urgent requirements

Strong analytical/critical thinking; consultative problem-solving; flexibility; and effective organizational and negotiation skills

Is a self-starter and works with minimal direction and/or oversight



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