Leidos has a career opportunity for a Proposal Analyst located in Reston, VA.
The job of the Proposal Analyst is to serve as a Material Cost Estimator in the Strategic Technology Sourcing 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 25% travel is possible.
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-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 targets so negotiations skills are a must.
-Candidate will conduct data analytics and analyze large data sets to price Bill of Materials (BOM).
-Bachelor's degree and 1+ years of experience relating to supply chain, sourcing, or logistics (or a related field) from an accredited university, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
-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.
-Good organization skills.
-Keen attention to detail.
-Good oral and written communication skills.
-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.
-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.