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Cost and Pricing Manager

Tetra Tech • Arlington, VA

Posted 1 month ago

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Job Description

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

Position summary & job purpose:

Support and oversee all aspects of federal and commercial cost/financial proposal activities, to include: preparing budgets/estimates and cost proposal narratives, supporting negotiations and developing counterproposals, and other various cost & pricing duties, as required.  Support NICRA revisions, Project Evaluation and Estimate to Complete (PEEAC) estimates, recommend strategies to improve profit on contracts, and assist PMs in field offices to improve cost efficiency of local operations.

Position responsibilities:

• Develop and audit cost and financial proposals and budgets for global projects, to include detailed cost narratives, for various donors such as USAID, World Bank, and Asian Development Bank, commercial entities, and international government organizations        

• Manage subcontractor cost instructions and negotiations for all proposals      

• Collaborate with Project Managers to finalize project budgets and ensure competitive rates

• Review RFPs and other procurement documents and draft, compile and submit questions to the client for clarification

• Prepare cost /financial proposal volumes, and submit technical and cost volumes to client as required   

• Respond to cost questions that may arise from the client during negotiations

• Review and transfer project budget details to Project Managers, Contracts and Finance teams for implementation 

• Provide input to semiannual cost to complete estimates for PEEACs

• Support updates to NICRA submissions

• Provide analysis to project managers for improving project profit margins

• Provide input for GSA pricelists       

• Collaborate with other Operating Units to capitalize on potential business opportunities

• Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Essential KSA’s required (experience, skills, education, certification, etc.):

• Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s degree preferably in Math or Statistics field, or equivalent job experience

• Prior experience working with USAID, development banks, and commercial clients on cost-plus, time-and-material and fixed-priced proposals   

• Extreme precision and attention to detail 

• Experience with NICRA submittals and requirements      

• Operate effectively in a high-volume, fast-paced, and deadline-driven environment   

• Excellent communication and customer service skills  

• Advanced  Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Pro    

Valued but not required KSA’s:

• Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Registers

For more information on our company, please visit our website at To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

Job ID: 15400000216
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