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    The Defense Contract Management Agency serves as the independent eyes and ears of the Department of Defense (DoD) and its partners, delivering actionable acquisition insight from the factory floor to the front line around the world. We are an independent combat support agency within the DoD. We are the Department's contract manager, responsible for ensuring Federal acquisition programs, supplies, and services are delivered on time, within cost and meet performance requirements.

    Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected.

    • Current Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Employee
    • Current Department of Defense Employee within the Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics(AT&L) Workforce who are outside of the Military Components

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    • Perform price and cost analyses on the various elements of major contractor proposals, reviewing in detail the significant direct and indirect cost elements such as: material; labor; overhead; general and administrative expenses; facilities; engineering; special tooling/special test equipment; packaging and packing; transportation; and other costs for allowability, allocability and reasonableness.
    • Forecast price trends, economic factors and efficiencies in production for future accounting periods using analytical techniques such as random sampling, cost models, learning curves, and parametric cost models.
    • Evaluate technical, audit reports, and legal opinions to determine the reasonableness of the various cost elements or justified exceptions in terms of factors such as risk, extent of government assistance, problems of capital investment, and extent of subcontracting.
    • Review contractor proposals for compliance with CAS Board promulgated standards, rules, and regulations including Disclosure Statement (DS) requirements.
    • Evaluates financial statements, commercial credit reports, cash flow, and other financing arrangements (such as guaranteed loans) to establish the contractor's financial capability to successfully perform the contract to completion. Makes comparisons of the past, present, and future financial and operational condition of the contractor, identifying deficiencies which may be pertinent to the financial evaluation.
    • Analyze CAS cost impact proposals for contract price adjustments relating to noncompliance issues and mandatory or voluntary accounting changes. Researches noncompliance issues raised by an auditor, obtaining legal opinions as required, and culminating in a price analyst report to the contracting officer.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Business Travel is required 5% of the time.

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/488381800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.