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Senior Principal Proposal Analyst

Company: Scaled Composites
Location: Mojave
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Company Mission:Founded by legendary aircraft designer Burt Rutan, Scaled Composites is a 40-year-old aerospace company continually working to push boundaries, prove out ideas, and influence the future. We are a rapid prototyping and manufacturing facility, designing, building, and testing proof-of-concept and prototype vehicles. We have flown an average of one new aircraft type per year over our 40-year history such as Proteus, GlobalFlyer, SpaceShipOne, Model 401, and Stratolaunch.Our employees come from a diverse background of talents, experience, and interests. This unique combination of individuals helps promote a hands-on, innovative and creative atmosphere. Scaled offers the opportunity to pursue career and personal interests in a manner that can be found nowhere else by following one simple rule: have fun. Your role as Proposal Analyst is critical, as you will help shape the future of Scaled! Most assignments are complex and performed independently without appreciable direction. This fulltime onsite position reports to the Director of Business Development & Security.Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and lead proposal activities and coordinate internal milestones.
  • Compile cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications
  • Research and analyze historical data to develop cost models in support of proposal efforts
  • Assist in creating database of prior Scaled efforts that captures historical performance data
  • Analyze specifications, including sketches, blueprints, bills of material, or sample layouts, and calculates costs using labor and material pricing metrics and historical data
  • Participate in scope, schedule, and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives
  • Seek out and incorporate proposal input from project teams, contracts, and support departments
  • Actively participate in contract negotiating team including transition of new efforts
  • Perform program closeout analysis
  • Ensure external laws, internal procedures, and standards are met
  • Field, organize, and respond to customer solicitations and requests
  • Ability to multi-task and work multiple assignments simultaneouslyRequired Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 10 years professional relevant proposal experience in aerospace or defense
    • Active Secret DOD clearance
    • In-depth understanding of the RFP response and proposal process from inception to submission
    • Must be able to work well independently with attention to detail and strong organizational and process management skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include interpreting and organizing information to improve clarity
    • Ability to meet deadlines in a high-pressure, time sensitive environment
    • Highly proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project, with the ability to learn new software
    • Technical writing experience with ability to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings
    • Travel may be required, up to 5% (CONUS)Desired Qualifications:
      • Active or the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret DOD clearance
      • A bachelor's degree in related field; business or engineering preferred
      • Experience with the US Government acquisition process, including strong understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)Essential Job Functions:
        • Requires mobility and the ability to bend and reach
        • May infrequently require lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling materials weighing up to 30 pounds.
        • Manual dexterity and coordination are required; repetitive hand motion (e.g., to operate computer keyboard)
        • Vision at close distances and the ability to adjust focus for prolonged periods (i.e., computer screen)
        • Ability to remain sedentary or stationary for prolonged periods of time
        • Ability to write for extended periods of time
        • Ability to work in an office setting for prolonged periods of time
        • May be asked to carry up to 20 lbs. up and down a flight of stairs on a regular basis such as files, books, office equipment, etc.
        • Occasional reaching overhead and lifting up to 15 pounds
        • Ability to converse and communicate information with others
        • Occasional exposure to chemical vapors and/or fumes in low non-hazardous concentration
        • Potential to climb up and down steps on a daily basis
        • Must be able to read and understand Safety Data Sheets (SDS) Salary Range: $107,040-$160,560If salary position: This position is eligible for a discretionary bonus that rewards individual contribution and allows employees to benefit from company performance. Benefits: Scaled Composites, LLC provides no-cost comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their dependents. In addition, we offer a competitive 401k matching schedule with immediate vesting, a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual schedule, and an aviation benefit that allows you to pursue a pilot's license.Additional Information:US Citizenship Required: YesRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be availableSign on Bonus Eligibility: $10K payable to new hires only Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Vet and drug and alcohol free workplace. PI216563433

Keywords: Scaled Composites, Lancaster , Senior Principal Proposal Analyst, Professions , Mojave, California

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