Join our Subcontracts team to support a variety of Cost/Price analysis challenges. Perform market research, price and cost analyses on subcontractor proposals, and review in detail the significant direct and indirect cost elements. Analyze available data such as direct labor hours, costs of previous procurements, and/or standards and other techniques in producing like or similar items. Evaluate the subcontractors experience on current and previous subcontracts as to items such as engineering, research and development, overhead, general and administrative expenses, and profit. Conduct price/cost analysis of materials and travel to determine the reasonableness of proposed prices. Review and evaluate subcontractor proposals for adequacy and compliance with laws and regulations, and with the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS). Review subcontractor forward pricing rate, final overhead rate, and cost impact proposals, conducting an in depth analytical and judgmental evaluation of the proposal to determine fair and reasonableness, accuracy, timeliness, and completeness. Communicate departmental and program messages effectively to both SwRI personnel, as well as the Subcontractors.
Requires a BS degree in Business or related discipline such as Finance, Supply Chain, Accounting. Master’s degree is a plus. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Requires 3-10 years of experience with Contracts or Subcontracts negotiation, award and administration. Experience performing market research and price and cost analyses on subcontractor proposals, reviewing in detail the significant direct and indirect cost elements, analyzing available data such as direct labor hours, costs of previous procurements; and/or standards and other techniques in producing like or similar items is required. Experience evaluating the subcontractors experience on current and previous subcontracts as to items such as engineering; research and development; overhead; general and administrative expenses; and profit is required. Experience in conducting price/cost analysis of materials and travel to determine the reasonableness of proposed prices is required. Experience in reviewing and evaluating subcontractor proposals for adequacy and compliance with laws and regulations, and with the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) is required. Preferred experience includes administering Government subcontracts, thorough knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) specifically Section 15 - Contracting by Negotiation, and familiarity with various types of contracts, such as CPFF, CPAF, FFP, T&M, IDIQ task orders, GSA schedule contracts, and grants/cooperative agreements, as well as current experience with 2 CFR 200 or OMB Circular A-133 requirements and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) requirements is preferred. Experience with personal computers is required. Knowledge of general business practices and procedures is required. Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor others is required. A valid/clear driver's license is required.
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