ARD, Inc. Cost Proposal Specialist in Burlington, Vermont

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Apply online ONLY at THE GRAY APPLY ONLINE BUTTON ABOVE AND BELOW, and apply only via the link above. Please do not submit an application via Thank you.Tetra Tech International Development Services is accepting applications from qualified Cost Proposal Specialist candidates. The Cost Proposal Specialist works closely with technical staff in developing cost proposals, detailed budgets, and budget realignments for international development projects, primarily those of USAID. The Cost Proposal Specialist is engaged at various points in the business cycle and works under the general supervision of the Director of Cost and Pricing, with oversight from the Vice President of Operations.This position will be based in Burlington, Vermont or Arlington, Virginia.Responsibilities:* Develop and prepare complex cost proposals in response to customer requirements. In collaboration with technical staff, prepare budgets (CPFF, T&M, and Fixed Price) in MS Excel for international development project proposals to USAID and other clients;* Under the Director of Cost & Pricing's direction, conduct contract negotiations with customer on contracts where performing as the Cost Lead;* Assist technical Staff in completing budget realignments and costed modifications;* Prepare supporting documentation for long- and short-term cost proposal submissions, including budget narratives, certifications, financial information, etc.;* Provide cost advice to proposal teams in conjunction with proposal objectives;* Negotiate budgetary items with subcontractors with guidance from technical staff and maintain Tetra Tech's reputation throughout negotiating process;* Present draft proposal budgets for cost proposal reviews and prepare briefings for Senior Management review;* Refine budget templates and narratives as necessary;* Assist in development and enforcement of compliance with the company's cost and pricing processes and procedures;* Facilitate trainings to staff related to cost and pricing and business compliance; and* Perform other duties as requested by the Director of Cost and Pricing or the Vice President of Operations.VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO