State & Local Higher Education Pricing Lead Administrator

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Position Summary

Deloitte’s Government and Public Services (GPS) Practice is currently looking for a State & Local Higher Education Pricing Lead Administrator.

Are you ready to apply your financial and analytical skills in a dynamic environment? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to grow as a strategic business advisor to firm Leadership in pursuit of new business opportunities? If so, Deloitte could be the place for you! We are looking for Pricing Workflow and Proposal Developers with a business administration background to move into a pricing role to support large-scale proposal efforts in a fast-paced business climate. If you are seeking a challenging role that promotes personal development and the opportunity to contribute to organizational success, consider a career with the Deloitte GPS Pricing and Estimating Group.


Work You’ll Do: 

As a member of our GPS Pricing State & Local Higher Education team, you will report to a Pricing Team Lead and provide direct support to GPS Pricing Group personnel in State & Local Higher Education of new and existing business opportunities across our GPS practice. The position of Lead State & Local Higher Education Pricing Administrator will operate with supervision in the execution of the following key responsibilities:

  • Assist Pricing personnel with proposal preparation, including:
    • Volume (Narrative) preparation, coordination of vendor quotes, and participation in quality assurance reviews with guidance from the Team Lead
    • Support management in the review of proposal requirements and deliverables
    • Review Government-issued solicitations and implement compliance measures in the preparation process of proposal volumes. Develop and complete compliance matrices in accordance with RFP / RFQ requirements
    • Maintain regular communication with the GPS compliance organization to ensure business system documentation and pricing documentation is current, accurate, and complete, update proposal documentation as necessary
    • Interact and coordinate with key stakeholders, including GPS Pricing Personnel, Engagement Teams, Capture Teams, Contracts, Procurement, and Subcontracts
    • Assist with developing and communicating pricing requirements and compliance for proposals and client deliverables
    • Develop cost/price proposal exhibits in compliance with the requirements for assigned opportunities
  • Learn Deloitte GPS Pricing Systems and process proposals through pricing workflow; effectively communicate the pricing workflow processes to our internal customers
  • Assist with data accumulation, analysis, and reporting for senior management and leadership
  • Successful candidates will possess a high degree of collaboration, good communication skills, and be able to efficiently coordinate.

The team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, and sustainability are the characteristic attributes shaping the markets today served by GPS to include, Federal, Higher Education, State, and Local government initiatives. Deloitte’s GPS practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the GPS practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization to bring the full breadth of Deloitte - Commercial, Federal, and public-sector expertise - to best support our GPS clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Public Sector marketplace.

The GPS Enabling Areas team provides specialized support such as proposal pricing to Deloitte’s internal business units by developing new products and services to sustain our competitive advantage while consistently improving our existing collection of systems, processes, and functions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years in professional service in one of the following disciplines (or combination thereof): pricing, program control, familiarity with proposal development protocols in response to State & Local Higher Education client solicitations, general experience with Government contracting, terms, regulations, contract types, and/or basis of price within the State & Local Higher Education marketplace
  • At least two years analytical experience (interpretation of data and reporting results)
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications with a focus on advanced Microsoft Word and Excel skills for use in support of proposal deliverable development. Access database development, and other database applications, a plus
  • An undergraduate degree is required, preferably in Accounting, Finance, or Business administration
  • Strong organizational skills and resource/time management skills
  • Excellent writing, editing, and deductive reasoning skills
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to work with various teams/stakeholders in a fast-paced deadline-driven proposal environment

Preferred Skills:

  • General knowledge of the proposal life cycle as well as various contract types. Knowledge of GSA Schedules, BPA/IDIQs, Commercial items, and/or State & Local development
  • Familiarity with various Federal solicitation pricing requirements and evaluation criteria
  • Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and other contractual regulations relating to proposal pricing

The ideal candidate will have analytical skills, attention to detail, be creative and inquisitive, and work both independently and within a team environment. The candidate should have good organizational skills, specifically managing, analyzing, and processing large amounts of data to arrive at required outputs. As such, analytical skills and the general ability to use standard tools such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint are necessary.  The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $74230 to $161330.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limit.

Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, where applicable. See notices of various ban-the-box laws where available.

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