Material Pricing Analyst


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Job Description
Leidos has a career opportunity for an Material Proposal Analyst located in Reston, VA, Rockville, MD, or telecommuter. The job of the Proposal Analyst is to serve as a material cost estimator in the Materials Management organization with oversight over the RFx process on proposals. The ideal candidate will work multiple proposal strategic sourcing initiatives utilizing a combination of supply chain/financial background and project management expertise. This role will be a direct charge role supporting front end of the business opportunities. Other possible job responsibilities associated with this role could be Supplier Management, Program Material Acquisition, Business Process Re-Engineering, and Procurement Tool deployments. Due to nature of assignments, up to 10% travel is possible.

Primary Responsibilities

-Responsible for timely and accurate material pricing on proposal efforts.
-Candidate will own the request for quote process, which includes maintaining compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
-Candidate will be responsible for meeting cost savings and avoidance targets so negotiations skills are a must.
-Candidate will conduct data analytics and analyze large data sets to price Bill of Materials (BOM).
-Candidate will be working among a matrixed organization support engineering, program management, and financial functions.

Basic Qualifications
-College degree relating to supply chain, sourcing, or logistics (or a related field) from an accredited university and 5 years of prior relevant experience, OR equivalent experience/combined education, with professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment.
-Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook.
-Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel as the team utilizes advanced functions in Excel to conduct data analytics.
-Ability to work in a group environment.
-Strong organization skills.
-Strong attention to detail.
-Strong oral and written communication skills.
-US Citizenship is required for this position with ability to obtain secret clearance.
-Basic understanding in acquisition of Cloud, Cyber, and XaaS technologies.
-Basic understanding of creating complex solicitations, supporting proposals, conducting moderate complexity price and cost analysis, negotiating price/cost and price/cost-related terms.
-Demonstrated time management skills and ability to work under tight time constraints.

Preferred Qualifications
-Experience in the areas of procurement, pricing or subcontracts, with a demonstrated history of developing RFx's that comply with the FAR and source selection under tight time constraints with minimal guidance is preferred.
-Basic understanding in acquisition of materials and components, consisting of, but not limited to, non-IT related finished products, raw materials, fabricated parts, electronic components, machines, equipment, and test devices.

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