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Cost Estimator (Mid)  


The Columbia Group (TCG), is a technical services support company which has a successful 50+ year history of providing United States government with acquisition, logistics management, engineering, design, fabrication, test and evaluation, information technology and financial management support services. As a full-time employee of TCG, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package to include a quality health insurance program (medical, drug, vision and dental) for you and your family, group life insurance, group short and long-term disability insurance, a 401K profit sharing retirement plan, and professional development opportunities. You will accrue 'Paid Time Off' (PTO) to be used towards vacation or sick leave, in addition to receiving eleven (11) paid federal holidays.

We are seeking a Cost Estimator (Mid) to join our team in Arlington, VA, supporting a DoD customer. The ideal candidate will:

  • Coordinate and assist NSPO staff with developing and drafting contract related procurement documentation for the acquisition of hardware, associated Research and Development, maintenance and support.
  • Provide daily program, analytical, and acquisition management support to senior level executives.
  • Provide overall management and supervision of the acquisition team.
  • Provide assistance to Technical Advisory Reports.
  • Provide program acquisition support to include all actions in awarding and managing contacts and documentation, including Acquisition Strategy and Acquisition Plans.
  • Assist in inputting all procurement requests into the automated Standard Procurement System. Evaluate and propose acquisition process improvements.
  • Conduct risk analyses to current and planned contracts, and recommend mitigation to risks.
Position Requirements

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • 3 or more years’ professional experience in acquisition management support.
  • Experience communicating with SES/Flag level personnel.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.
  • US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Desired Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelors or advanced degree from an accredited institution in Business or technical field.
  • Professional Cost Estimator/Analyst (PCEA)
  • 5+ or more years’ professional experience in constructing complex cost estimates, evaluating proposals and writing Technical Advisory Reports (TARs) or equivalent cost evaluation reports.

Some TCG customers require individuals providing support to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations. COVID-19 vaccination status may affect employment opportunities.

Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Position Acquisition Support Analyst (Mid)  
Division The Columbia Group  
Req Number LOG-22-00002  
Location Arlington, VA  
About the Organization We are a premier federal services company with a successful history of providing the United States Military, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration, and other departments / agencies of the federal government. We employ hundreds of professionals, providing client-focused solutions, across all armed forces, in multiple locations throughout the United States.  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected Veteran status.  

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