Principal Pricing Analyst/Cost Volume Manager

Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems - Dulles, VA

Posted 737 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Business Development, Finance
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Government Administration, Defense & Space
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Job description

The Principal Pricing Analyst will act as Cost Volume Manager to develop a compliant and compelling Cost Volume. As a senior member of the pricing organization, this position will provide leadership, oversight, and support during the proposal development process from pre-RFP activities to proposal development/pricing, management reviews, negotiations, and audits.  This is a high-visibility position working in a deadline driven environment.  Detailed responsibilities include:


  • · Produce compliant, quality, responsive cost volume by planning, organizing, staffing,  directing, and controlling the activities required to deliver a quality product
  • · Effectively organizes and leads a Pricing Team to support large, competitive proposals for all phases of the proposal process – proposal development thru negotiations.
  • · Ensure that the cost volume meets all RFP/RFQ requirements and is compliant with the FAR and Raytheon’s estimating procedures
  • · Supports the development WBS dictionary, RAM and ensures all costs have  traceability throughout the cost volume
  • · Uses proposal analysis to impact proposal quality, cost realism and reasonableness via Basis of Estimating (BOE) reviews
  • · Lead cost proposal kickoff which includes the cost estimating instructions, ground rules, schedule, and other cost/pricing requirements
  • · Support color team reviews
  • · Verify consistency between the cost volume and other volumes
  • · Ensure proposal checklist is completed and supporting data is current, accurate and complete
  • · Support  proposal management personnel to develop Risk/Opportunity assessment/plan for the proposal
  • · Ensure all rates and factors including CERs are used appropriately in the proposal
  • · Ability to use advanced excel formulas to generate complex cost models
  • · Supports competitive analysis (Deal/Price To Win and Win Strategy)
  • · Support the development / preparation of management review Gate Package
  • · Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the current regulatory environment relative to the submission of proposals to the US Government (FAR, DFARS, TINA, CASB)
  • · Ability to work across teams, functions, businesses, and companies such as various levels of Raytheon leadership, inter-company transactions, and subcontractors, customers, and audit agencies
  • · Establish and maintain the official files of all estimate backup data or information
  • · Acts as the customer interface for issues concerning proposal development, fact-finding and negotiation
  • · Ensure adherence to estimating training for DFAR, FAR, CAS and CEM



Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Desired Skills and Experience

Required Skills:


  • Candidates must have 6 or more years of direct experience with Government Cost Proposals
  • Cost Volume lead experience.
  • In depth knowledge of FAR, DFARS, CAS, and TINA
  • Analytical individual with strong interpersonal and computer skills  
  • Excellent MS Excel skills; along with other MS Office products  
  • Proven ability to interface with Senior Management
  • US CITIZENSHIP with the ability to OBTAIN a TS/SCI Security Clearance is required


Desired Skills:


 Previous Pricing software use.

  • Government contracting experience.
  • Finance experience.
  • An active/current SSBI Security Clearance is preferred.


Required Education (including Major):


  • Minimum Degree: Bachelors degree required
  • Majors: Finance or related
  • An additional 8 years experience can be substituted for educational requirements

About this company

Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems

Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS) is a pivotal player in the intelligence, military and federal communities. Our customers acknowledge us as a trusted partner in a community where trust and relationships are critical to success. Our partnerships drive our continued commitment to excellence, customer success, and the evolution of innovative technologies that facilitate mission success. IIS’ customers must integrate systems to better manage their data. Our integration experience, expertise, and comprehensive understanding of customer missions enable IIS to deliver solutions to markets with unique missions. Our philosophy is simple – customer success is the foundation on which we operate. Our customers inspire us to deliver the next generation of intelligence and information solutions. With our solutions, customers are enabled to make timely and accurate decisions to achieve mission goals.

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