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    About the Position: The Defense Contract Management Agency is an agency of the United States federal government reporting to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment. It is responsible for administering contracts for the Department of Defense and other authorized federal agencies.

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    • Performs price and cost analyses on the various elements of major contractor proposals, reviewing in detail the significant direct and indirect cost elements
    • Develops and recommends price/cost objectives for negotiations.
    • 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.
    • Requests, coordinates and integrates into a comprehensive pricing report the various technical evaluations of cost elements.
    • Reviews and evaluates contract price proposals for adequacy and compliance with laws and regulations, and with the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).
    • Reviews the contractor forward pricing rate, final overhead rate, and cost impact proposals, conducting an indepth analytical and judgmental evaluation of the proposal to determine reasonableness, accuracy, timeliness, and completeness.
    • Ensures that the organization?s strategic plan, mission, vision, and values are communicated to the team and integrated into the team?s strategic goals, objectives, work plans, and work products and services.
    • Serve as coach, facilitator, and/or negotiator in coordinating team initiatives and in consensus building activities among team members.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Business travel is required 25% of the time.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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