Costing Proposal Analyst (Bid)
OSI Systems, Inc
Salfords, Surrey, United Kingdom
1d ago

Job Overview

Rapiscan Systems is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-

threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.

We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology or multiple X-

ray technologies to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-

in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.

Rapiscan Systems are looking for a Pricing Analyst to : Develops, evaluates and implements pricing strategies and models based upon current business and competitive market dynamics.

Conducts research and performs competitive pricing analysis. Monitors ongoing competitive environment to ensure practices do not adversely impact company reputation or customer satisfaction.

Partners with Sales / Marketing, Business Development and Finance to correctly position product portfolio and establish pricing programs aligned with product / sales strategy and revenue recognition requirements.

Projects impact of pricing changes, individual promotions and rebate programs on revenue. Creates / administers pricing databases and coordinates implementation of pricing proposals across the organization.

Job Description

  • Responsible for managing all proposal cost activities to ensure high quality and consistency during cost volume development.
  • To provide Executive Summaries of the cost / price model to go forward for Corporate approval at the most senior levels of the Company.
  • Gathers costs from all identified sources. Establishes the guidelines for the Basis of Estimates if required.
  • Oversees the development of or writes any text required for the cost / business volume including commercial caveats, notes, assumptions, inclusions and exclusions.
  • Participate in establishing and updating cost engineering / modeling approaches while keeping continuous process improvement in mind.
  • Works with Sales to develop competitive pricing strategies
  • To seek to continuously improve the bid process bringing in best practice and educating all stakeholders involved in the tender costing process.
  • Due to the changing nature of the industry this position may require you to fulfil other duties as assigned by your line Manager.
  • As per company Policy :

  • Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct
  • It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem
  • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.
  • Job Qualifications

  • Experience preparing cost proposals for equipment and service provision.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel.
  • Adept with pricing model development.
  • Working with SMEs to ascertain recurring and nonrecurring costs.
  • Risk analysis, management and mitigation
  • Competitive analysis
  • Ability and willingness to work with multidisciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment is a must.
  • Excellent technical writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills are essential.
  • Excellent presentation and analytical skills.
  • Experience in International Bidding Environment an advantage.
  • Experience of preparing models for reverse auctions is an advantage
  • OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions : (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services;
  • b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.

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