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    About the Position:

    Join Team DCMA -- Challenge yourself!

    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. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

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

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    • Performs price and cost analysts 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.
    • Develops and recommends price/cost objectives for negotiations.
    • Analyzes available data such as direct labor hours; the contractors past performance; costs of previous procurements; and/or standards and other techniques in producing like or similar items.
    • Evaluates the contractors experience, production, and technical ability on current and previous orders as to manufacturing; tooling; engineering; research and development; overhead; general and administrative expenses; and profit.
    • Forecasts 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.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Business Travel is required 15% of the time

    Supervisory status


  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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