Deloitte Lead Federal Pricing Specialist in Arlington, Virginia
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Are you ready to apply your financial and analytical skills in a dynamic environment? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to be a strategic business advisor to executive leaders? If so, Deloitte could be the place for you! Join our team of experienced Federal Pricing specialists who support large-scale Federal contracts in a fast-paced business climate. If you are seeking a role that offers you the opportunity to develop personally and professionally, consider a career with the Deloitte Federal Pricing and Estimating Group.Work you ll do As a Lead Federal Pricing Specialist on our pricing team, you will report to the Pricing Team Lead of the team assigned. The role of Lead Federal Pricing Specialist will need to be able to work with minimal supervision in the execution of the following key responsibilities: Perform proposal preparation, coordinate vendor quotes, and participate in quality assurance reviews with minimum guidance from Team Lead. Perform proposal reviews with management primarily in a support role. Build and populate templates to facilitate identification and population of staff within the estimating data - interact with Engagement Team, Procurement, and outside sources to collect data for proposals, as applicable. Develop, communicate, and execute pricing and subcontracting strategies within proposals; developing cost exhibits designed to convey the appropriate information necessary to achieve cost realism. Develop and communicate Pricing's requirements in the proposal planning/ scheduling process. Reviewing proposals with management. Review and interpret RFP/RFQ documentation; identifying and developing questions based on the solicitation that impact Pricing compliance and strategy. Coordinate reviews of the pricing volume with Contracts and other internal groups as necessary. Lead the Pricing Volume content development and publication prior to submission. Perform job-related duties as assigned. The teamTransparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these arethe characteristic attributesshaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte s Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the Federal practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte - commercial, Federal, and public sector expertise - to best support our Federal clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.The Federal Enabling Areas team provides top notch support to Deloitte s internal business units by developing new products and services to sustain competitive advantage, while consistently improving our existing collection of systems, processes, and functions.QualificationsRequired: Minimum 5 years in professional service in one of the following disciplines (or combination thereof) pricing, program control, financial analysis, market research, or consulting focused on providing business strategies, competitive intelligence, or market research within the Federal marketplace; At least 3 years analytical experience (interpretation of data and reporting results); Minimum of 5 years experience in the use of Microsoft Office Applications with a strong focus on Excel modeling for analysis and data presentation, and PowerPoint for developing effective presentations; Undergraduate degree is required, preferably in Accounting, Finance, or Business; Exceptional attention to detail and adherence to project deadlines and Federal regulations Experience working in a fast-paced, team environment Preferred: Understanding of the proposal life cycle as well as contract types, including fixed-price, cost, T&M/FPLH, GSA Schedules, BPA/IDIQs and commercial Understanding of solicitation pricing requirements and evaluation criteria Concepts of Cost vs. Price and Direct vs. Indirect rate structures Ability to accurately develop and maintain pricing models Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and other acquisition regulations relating to proposal pricing Identification of many commonly-used regulations and ability to explain their relevancy to bids and pricing in general. 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