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Company: Deloitte
Location: Baltimore, MD
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Business Services, Consulting

Description

Position Summary

Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) Practice is currently searching for a Lead Pricing Specialist 

Are you ready to apply your financial and analytical skills in a dynamic environment? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to be a strategic business advisor in pursuit of new business opportunities? If so, Deloitte could be the place for you! We are looking for experienced Pricing specialists, Project Controllers or Financial/Business analysts to move into a pricing role in support of large-scale contracts in a fast-paced business climate. If you are seeking a challenging role that promotes personal development and the opportunity to contribute to organizational success, consider a career with the Deloitte GPS Pricing and Estimating Group.


Work You'll Do: 

As a Lead Pricing Specialist on our team, you will report to the Pricing Team Lead to support the pricing of new and existing business opportunities across our Government and Public Services (GPS) Practice. The Lead Pricing Specialist will work with moderate supervision in the execution of the following key responsibilities:

  • Perform proposal preparation, coordinate vendor quotes, and participate in quality assurance reviews with minimal guidance from Team Lead. Perform proposal reviews with management, primarily in a support role.
  • Build and populate templates to facilitate identification and population of staff within the estimating data. Interacting with the Engagement Team, Procurement, and outside sources to collect data for proposals, as applicable.
  • Develop, communicate, and execute pricing and subcontracting strategies within proposals.
  • Develop cost / price exhibits to convey the appropriate information necessary to convey our cost / price data effectively and compliantly.
  • Develop and communicate Pricing's requirements in the proposal planning/ scheduling process. Review proposal with management.
  • Review and interpret RFP/RFQ documentation; identify and develop questions based on the solicitation that impact Pricing compliance and strategy.
  • Coordinate review of the pricing volume with Contracts and other internal groups
  • Lead the Pricing Volume content development and publication prior to submission.
  • Perform job-related duties as assigned.

A high degree of collaboration and communication is expected and encouraged for success in this role.

The team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the characteristic attributes shaping Higher Education as well as Federal, State, and Local government initiatives today. Deloitte's GPS practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the GPS practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization to bring the full breadth of Deloitte - commercial, Federal, and public-sector expertise - to best support our GPS clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Public Services marketplace.

The GPS Enabling Areas team provides specialized support such as proposal pricing to Deloitte's internal business units by developing new products and services to sustain our competitive advantage, while consistently improving our existing collection of systems, processes, and functions.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Minimum 5 years in professional service in one of the following disciplines (or combination thereof) pricing, program control, financial analysis, market research, or consulting, focused on providing business strategies, competitive intelligence, or market research within the Federal or State/Local/Higher Education marketplace;
  • At least 3 years analytical experience (interpretation of data and reporting results);
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in the use of Microsoft Office Applications with a strong focus on Excel modeling for analysis and data presentation, and PowerPoint for developing effective presentations;
  • Undergraduate degree is required, preferably in Accounting, Finance, or Business.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

 
Preferred:

  • Knowledge of the proposal life cycle as well as contract types, including fixed-price, cost, T&M/FPLH, GSA Schedules, BPA/IDIQs; Commercial and State & Local a plus
  • Understanding solicitation pricing requirements and evaluation criteria
  • Concepts of Cost vs. Price and Direct vs. Indirect rate structures
  • Ability to accurately develop and maintain pricing models, summarize data and perform peer validation / auditing functions
  • General knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and other contractual regulations relating to proposal pricing a plus
  • Ability to identify many commonly used regulations and explain their relevancy to bids and pricing in general.

The ideal candidate will have analytical skills, attention to detail, be creative and inquisitive, and be able to be equally successful working independently and within a team. The candidate should have good organizational skills specifically around the management, analysis, and processing of large amounts of data to arrive at required outputs. As such, analytical skills and the general ability to use standard tools such as MS Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint and Word are necessary. The candidate should also have excellent communication skills – specifically the ability to communicate complicated pricing and procurement concepts to others that may have less expertise in the subject area.

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Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Learn more about our commitment to developing our people.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Deloitte will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. See notices of various ban-the-box laws where available.

Requisition code: 13990


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