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Cost/Price Analyst (NASA)

Req #: 245062
Location: Houston, TX US
Job Category: Consulting
Minimum Clearance Required: None

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

You will provide acquisition support services to the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) Procurement Office.  JSC plays a pivotal role in enhancing scientific and technological knowledge to benefit all of humankind.

More About This Role:

As a Cost/Price Analyst you will

  • Apply Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) proposal analysis techniques for price analysis, cost analysis, and cost realism analysis methods to carry out procurement actions;
  • Perform price and or cost analysis on the various elements of contractor proposals, reviewing in detail the direct and indirect cost elements such as material, labor, overheard, general and administrative expenses, and other direct costs for allowability, reasonableness, and realism;
  • Apply economic, statistical, accounting, and financial analysis principles and techniques to ensure a fair and reasonable price of a contractor’s proposal;
  • Forecast price trends, economic factors and efficiencies using analytical techniques such as random sampling, cost models, learning curves, and parametric cost models;
  • Evaluate technical and audit reports, plus legal opinions to determine the reasonableness and realism of the various cost elements;
  • Review the contractor’s forward pricing rates, final overhead rates, and cost impact proposals, conducting an in-depth analytical and judgmental evaluation of the proposal to determine reasonableness, accuracy, timeliness, and completeness;
  • Possess knowledge of contract types (fixed price and cost reimbursable) for the acquisition of products and services;
  • Possess knowledge of negotiation techniques sufficient to explain the Government’s pricing position to the Contracting Officer; and
  • Possess knowledge of contract administration.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related equivalent education, training, or experience combination​;
  • Two (2) to four (4) years of experience in cost/price analysis; and
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office tools.

These Qualifications Would Be Nice To Have:

  • Working knowledge of FAR part 12;
  • Working knowledge of FAR part 15;
  • Experience with the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS);
  • Experience using SAP, FPDS-NG, Procurement for Public Sector; and
  • May provide leadership, training and mentoring to more junior staff.

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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