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Seventh Sense Consulting Cost Price Analyst (Advanced) [1457] in Woodbridge, Virginia

less thanp>Seventh Sense Consulting, LLC is a federal government contractor (GovCon) that is bringing Enlightened Solutions that Deliver Lasting Value in the areas of acquisition, program management and system engineering. Formed in 2012, our founders wanted to do things differently to strengthen Government performance and spread the profits among the employees who make the company successful.less thanbr>less than/p>less thanp>less thanstrong>MINIMUM CLEARANCE LEVEL: Secretless thanbr>CITIZENSHIP: US Citizenshipless thanbr>LOCATION: Huntsville, ALless than/strong>less than/p>less thanp>less thanstrong>Positionless than/strong>less thanstrong>Summaryless than/strong>less thanbr>Provideadvanced cost/price analyst support to the Federal organizations Contracting Directorate. Perform cost/price analysis for assigned program, sole source proposals, and source selection activities. Provide cost/price assistance related to acquisition planning, sole source proposal analysis, competitive source selection, post-award support, and pricing policy/training. Base cost/pricing advice on the unique acquisition requirements, overarching strategy, higher level DoD guidelines and federal regulation policy. Serve as an expert advisor to the contracting directorate staff, acquisition managers, PCOs and Contract Specialists on all pricing policy matters. Serve as an expert advisor on financial aspects of multi-million dollar acquisition programs including highly complex research and development, pre-production, production and services requirements. Provide advice and recommendations as deemed appropriate and necessary to support the senior civilian procurement official.less than/p>less thanstrong>Responsibilitiesless than/strong>less thanul>less thanli>Provide expert assistance for acquisition strategy and Request for Proposal (RFP) development to obtain timely, responsive cost proposals that facilitate efficient and effective Government analysis.less than/li>less thanli>Coordinate with the PCO to establish timely schedules for the accomplishment of pricing support and to ensure target dates to acquire, correlate, and analyze data are met.less than/li>less thanli>Evaluate the reasonableness and realism of Contractor proposed pricing and underlying quantitative aspects of proposals (e.g., resources and rates) utilizing various methods (e.g. forecasting, learning curves, andregression analysis). Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements regarding individual cost elements and overall pricing arrangement.less than/li>less thanli>Interpret and implement all new pricing concepts, regulations and methods. Provide written cost analysis reports, briefing charts, and MS Excel Workbooks documenting the analysis and recommendations.less than/li>less thanli>Lead, define, manage, and integrate the overall cost/price evaluation effort.less than/li>less thanli>Coordinate with technical and field pricing personnel to obtain expert advice for consideration in developing the negotiation objective position. This includes requesting the advice and monitoring progress towards the timely delivery of technical evaluations and audit reports.less than/li>less thanli>Provide expert guidance and mentoring to basic price/cost analysts and contract specialists in cost and price analysis methods, and application and documentation.less than/li>less thanli>Participate as a key member of the negotiation team, which may require immediate interpretation of pricing data and advice on the cost impact of extremely complex, detailed concepts during difficult or controversial negotiations and meetings. Conduct independent senior analysis of source selection schedules, solicitation documentation, processes, or proceduresless than/li>less than/ul>less thanstrong>Qualificationsless than/strong>less thanul>less thanli>BA/BS and 15 years as a cost/price analyst for a DoD buying activity or DCAA Auditor; or as a cost/price analyst, proposal analyst, project control analyst, or cost accou