Principal Proposal Analyst - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-07
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Tucson
Arizona
United States

An excellent opportunity exists within the estimating organization for a Principal Proposal Analyst. The estimating organization is responsible for the preparation of various types of proposals for development, production and competitive contracts including modifications to existing contracts. In addition, the estimating organization supports gate reviews, Government audits and negotiations with the customer.

The Principal Proposal Analyst will:

  • Be independently responsible for the development, analysis and completion of the most significant proposals in terms of complexity and company importance.
  • Lead/contribute to the development of pricing strategies (this includes understanding customer careabouts, potential future work, affordability initiatives, program financial objectives, risks, and opportunities)
  • Assist Estimating management with work assignments, monitor progress, and ensure adequate resources are available within a program
  • Work with other functions from across the company to understand and evaluate the labor, material and other direct costs associated with proposed contracts and the associated program
  • Utilize company estimating and pricing programs and tools
  • Develop detailed Request for Estimates which are used to kick off proposals
  • Lead the development of Basis of Estimates to include tracking progress, validating and analyzing actuals, ensuring consistency across the program, and confirming the estimating approach is sound
  • Prepare and present Gate 4 charts for program / company leadership review of proposal information
  • Ensure full FAR compliance on all proposals. The position is capable of providing compliance guidance on complex situations
  • Assess, develop and implement solutions leading to a thorough proposal submittal
  • Interface and coordinate with all levels of management within the program (this includes ensuring alignment on priorities, strategies, expectations, and status)
  • Perform detailed and complex analysis of inputs to ensure soundness in our estimates
  • Assist in training and supporting other estimators (FAR requirements, proposal process, etc.)·

Required Skills:
  • Project management and collaboration skills with ability to lead project teams by influencing without direct authority
  • Strong organization and analytical skills
  • The ability to work well in teams, with peers and management
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced skills and abilities using Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and other related tools
  • Knowledge and experience with proposal development, price buildup, and estimating and pricing processes
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently meeting deadlines in a schedule driven environment
  • Possess strong analytical abilities
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with federal proposal regulations including but not limited to: FAR, DFAR, TINA
  • Demonstrated leadership skills or experience
  • Effective planning and scheduling skills that lead to the completion of proposal efforts in accordance to customer and company requirements

Desired Skills:
  • Basic working knowledge of common industry pricing systems/software including but not limited to: Pro-Pricer, EmcBid or the Advanced Company Estimating System (ACES), the RTN pricing tool, is desired but not required.
  • Advanced knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Part 15, and the requirements in our Cost Estimating Manual are desired.

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree required with strong preference for Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related/applicable field and 6 years of Estimating and/or Finance experience or a Masters’ Degree and 4 years of experience is required.

US Citizenship Required - This position requires access to systems/tools that are restricted to individuals who possess US citizenship.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.