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Vectrus Senior Cost/Price Analyst in McLean, Virginia


Responsible for the examination and analysis of cost data and commercial customer requirements as they pertain to labor, materials, equipment and other elements of Government Requests for Proposals and Invitations for bid. Develops cost data and makes recommendations on methods, procedures and techniques to be used in cost proposal preparation. Ensures price proposals are in compliance with the Estimating System Manual, Government regulations and guidelines. Assists other personnel in developing cost strategies, analyzing competitive proposals and performs analysis of contracts of other firms. Participate in the preparation and presentation of proposal cost data to Senior Management. Reviews Government Request for Proposals (RFP) and Invitations for Bid (IFB) to determine general and specific cost requirements, and ensures proposals comply with all requirements.


This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.

  • Develops formats for cost proposal data to comply with Government and commercial customer requirements and the Corporate Estimating Manual in hard copy and for computer disk submission in software such as Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.

  • Receives pricing data, and makes recommendations on methods, procedures and techniques for pricing proposals. Develops pricing models.

  • Examines and analyzes cost data relevant to labor, materials, supplies, parts, equipment and other expenditures.

  • Analyzes contracts for relevant cost data, trends, historical data, work categories and other related information.

  • Obtains indirect rates from the Corporate Controller’s Department to be priced, i.e., Payroll Charges, Overhead, G&A.

  • Participates in strategy meetings and provides input on cost related matters as required, including cost strategy for initial proposal and subsequent revisions.

  • Participates in the development of detailed cost rationale and retains backup information to support bid.

  • Maintains records and files to support cost data submissions.

  • Prepares Bid Fact Sheet financial input to include cash flow and internal rate of return analysis for all proposals.

  • Ensures price proposals are prepared in accordance with FAR, CAS applicable laws and regulations and Corporate Disclosure Statement. Supports DCAA audits as applicable.

  • Assists the Director of Estimating and Pricing to ensure the accuracy of the Estimating System Manual.

  • Prepares pricing presentations to Senior Management.

  • Prepares Bid opportunity cost estimates for Business Operations Directors.

  • Collects statistical data regarding Proposal Costs and Efficiency.

  • Fills in for the Deputy Director of Pricing in his absence and provides supervision of Cost / Pricing Analysts.

  • Performs other duties and assignments as required.


Education and Experience

  • Master's degree and six years' experience or Bachelor's degree and ten years' experience.

  • Degree in Business/Finance/Accounting preferred.


  • In depth experience and knowledge of FAR, CAS applicable laws and regulations and Corporate Disclosure Statement.

    Other Requirements

  • Ability to obtain secret security clearance


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life, AD&D, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and other ancillary plans.

    Time off

  • Paid Time Off (PTO), Holidays, Bereavement, and Jury Duty

    Colorado Salary Range

  • $80,000 - $100,000

    We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.