Pricing Analyst
Nova Corporation - Columbia, MD

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NOVA Corporation is 100% tribally owned by the Navajo Nation. Recognized by the Small Business Administration (SBA), we are certified as a Tribally Owned 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business.

NOVA Corporation is dedicated to providing outstanding services to its customers and employees. Our strength is in our ability to understand our client's needs and deliver a solution that will not only meet those needs but exceed their expectations.

NOVA Corporation strives to be innovative in all areas of business and is committed to technical excellence. Our corporate offices are located on the Navajo Nation reservation in Window Rock, Arizona, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Columbia, Maryland.

NOVA Corporation provides unique, custom solutions to meet our customers’ communications needs. Our solutions provide communication capabilities using modern technology. At their most complex, they are multi-purpose systems that gather information from dozens of different sources. The information is presented to decision makers immediately, visually, clearly.

NOVA Corporation is an equal opportunity employer provided this position is subject to the Navajo Preference in Employment Act.


Under direct supervision, gather and analyze statistical data, maintains or oversees
the development of pricing to help the company improve its structure and
efficiency, reduce costs and increase profits.

Directly relevant experience developing business financial proposal offer/bid submission
for US Government contract solicitations and modification acting in an
independent capacity diligent to corporate business objectives and goals. As a
mid level member of the Pricing Department, provide support to leadership, strategy,
guidance, oversight, and support for development, composition, and submission
of the formal cost/price proposals for Pricing Department activities associated
with routine and important proposal pricing activities for new business
opportunities, scope changes to incumbent contracts, delivery/task/work orders,
budgetary estimates, strategic target analyses, and funding estimates for
completion. Candidate will have advanced Excel skills and expertise for the competent
planning, organization, writing, editing, and production of a cohesive proposal
with appropriate disclosures, explanatory responses, and supporting data to
justify adequacy, realism, reasonableness, and audit validation. This is a
high-visibility position with performance stresses associated with absolute
time-limited completion with ongoing interface and discussions with corporate
executives, directors, and managers for assessment of proposal issues and risk

The Mid-Level Cost/Pricing Analyst should be able to work in a team environment. The position would entail:

a)Assist Sr. Pricing Analyst, Management and the Contracts Department in the development of a pricing model, negotiating pricing terms on proposed contract opportunities

b) Coordinate capture plan and proposal development with the sales team and management.

c) Analyze market dynamics, pricing trends, market opportunities, operating and sales margins in order to develop reports, procedures and tools for pricing and quoting.

d) Familiarity with incurred cost proposals, bid proposals, and billing rates.

e) Ensure compliance with government contracting compliance.

f) Assist PM’s in development and analysis of project budgets.


Four (4) years of directly applicable experience in and familiarity with: (1) US Government contracts for technical and engineering services; (2) federal acquisition regulations and implications of contract terms and conditions; (3) comprehension of the contract and solicitation requirements, scope, schedule, and milestones; (4) technical approach and validating of the estimating rationale; (5) comprehension and conformance to disclosed practices; (6) project estimating, forecasting, and billing; (7) advanced-level spreadsheet modeling and analysis; (8) cost and price strategy and development; (9) risk and mitigation analysis; (10) preparation and presentation of executive management briefings; (11) formulation and composition of the formal business/financial proposal; (12) other functional departments involvement to the proposal process/completion; (13) integrated responses by corporate affiliates and subcontractors/suppliers; and (14) Bachelors' degree or equivalent years of professional experience.


•Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).


•Experience with Deltek CostPoint preferred but not required for now.

•Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) preferred but not required.

Clearance Required: None required initially; but must be eligible to obtain TopSecret clearance requirements with possible Polygraph

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