Are you are ready to take the next step and become a member of a diverse and dynamic team? Are you ready to join a difference making team that is part of Alion's continued growth and success? Alion Science and Technology is a company in transformation, driving double-digit growth and taking share in the industry. We are seeking a talented, energetic and bright individual to join our team to develop, evaluate and implement complex pricing strategies and models based upon current business and competitive market dynamics. The Pricing Analyst Lead will conduct research and perform competitive pricing analysis. You will monitor ongoing competitive environment to ensure practices do not adversely impact company reputation or customer satisfaction.The Pricing Analyst Lead will lead the development, evaluation and implementation of highly complex pricing strategies and models based upon current business and market dynamics. Conducts research and performs competitive pricing analysis. Monitors ongoing competitive environment to ensure practices do not adversely impact company reputation or customer satisfaction.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Leads the preparation of a fully compliant and competitive cost and pricing volume, establishing and coordinating schedules, cost/price model development, and cost narrative.
Primary interface with the capture manager, proposal writers and technical personnel in the preparation of the cost proposal.
Utilizes overall knowledge of company bid-rate structure to complete assignments within extremely tight and strict proposal schedules.
Develops estimates of highly complex labor, material, equipment, and other direct cost structures.
Leads the development and implementation of pricing databases and coordinates implementation of pricing proposals across the organization.
Develops and communicates the strategic, financial, and administrative implications of proposed and/or implemented pricing policy.
Recommends positions for pricing and reimbursement strategies for current and future products across all relevant customer and market segments.
May review customer awards to determine competitive pricing.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant regulations, laws and best practices.
Provides leadership to other Pricing Analysts.
Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in related discipline plus at least 8 years of directly related experience in pricing/proposal development or a Master's degree and six years of experience.
In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of the FAR, DFAR & CAS.
Strong knowledge of all types of contracts (T&M, CPAF, CPIF, CPFF, FFP) and cost/price analysis.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Security Clearance: None