Pricing Analyst - Jr to Mid Level

Location: Fairfax, VA
Date Posted: 07-20-2018
Position Overview:
Nationwide IT Services, Inc (NIS) is in search of a Pricing Analyst ready to join our team in Fairfax, VA. The primary responsibility of this position will be to arrive at accurate pricing for all labor cost for the Proposals, Bids, Quotes and contracts in a timely manner according to established priorities. The Pricing Analyst will work closely with various team members in the company including Business Development, Operations and Finance to determine correct market pricing is factored in while developing proposals.

·       Collaborate with Business Development executives and Account Management to strategize and develop pricing scenarios that balance the need for winning new business and/or renegotiating existing business with overall corporate profitability guidelines.
·       Evaluate, analyze, and recommend pricing strategy for all services provided by the company, ensuring that fees, proposed costs and direct/indirect are competitive and in support of the strategic and profit objectives of the organization.
·       Develop profitability analyses and post-mortems of new contracts and re-negotiations; communicate findings and make recommendations to the CEO/VP/ Corporate Controller   as well as all levels of Sales and Account Management.
·       Develop written materials and proposals that reflect the terms of each pricing situation, positioned in such a way as to represent the strategic marketing objectives of the Business Development and Account Management team.
·       Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers while maintaining procedures and policies that are focused on pricing accuracy and profit maximization.
·       Provide ongoing support to Business Development and Account Management in reviewing and editing pricing proposals.
·       Prepare and participate in client profitability reviews with Account Management and identify and recommend effective ways to increase profitability while ensuring client retention.
·       Quantify the impact of changes in client policy and/or service delivery in terms of profitability and net fees.
·       Analyze and quantify the risk of government and private sector pricing scenarios.
·       Proactively work with Business Development, Account Management, and other NIS employees to provide them with a working knowledge of pricing in order to facilitate and support the pricing process.
·       Work with and understand the supporting groups within the business, to include Professional Services, Business Development, Labor Laws, Labor cost, Benefits Cost, Finance, and Account Sales Management.

·       Bachelor's Degree in math, accounting or related field.
·       3 years of relevant work experience.
·       Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel.
·       Strong quantitative analytical and problem solving skills with quality decision making ability.
·        Multi-tasking ability in pressure situations while meeting tight deadlines.
·       Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Skills and Competencies:
·       Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
·       Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyses information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
·       Collaboration - Effectively builds and maintains partnerships with clients, prospects and people at all levels across the company. Contributes to team and company success. Maintains flexibility and reacts to change appropriately. Communicates and shares information with candor that builds trust and enhances relationships.
·       Communication - Creates and sustains ongoing forums that encourage two-way communication opportunities; Demonstrates and promotes positive prospect, client, and work relationships; Proactively addresses and manages conflict and disputes; works to achieve constructive resolution. - Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Our competitive benefits package includes medical and dental coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holiday, vacation and sick leave, metro-check program, and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy working with bright, highly motivated people that are dedicated to excellence, please apply today!

Nationwide IT Services, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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