Sayres & Associates
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Sayres is seeking a Junior Contracts Analyst for the Corporate office located in Washington, DC. The position is located in one of the most exciting, growing and developing areas of Washington DC- just outside the Navy Yard almost next to Nationals Park. The economic development of the area provides for high quality of work/life with many vibrant restaurants and green spaces along the river. New graduates are welcome to apply!!

We are currently supporting operations through COVID based telework protocols and ongoing telework options may be discussed upon interview.

The Junior Contracts Analyst will report to the Vice President of Contracts and will perform the following job functions:

  • Develop and prepare worksheets and other artifacts to support company pricing activities, as well as support company contracts and subcontracts management efforts.
  • Apply principles of accounting and statistics to analyze complex non-technical pricing related aspects of requests for proposals (RFP) and develop the pricing response.
  • Analyze RFPs to determine cost proposal requirements and to assist in developing a strategy to achieve best approach to pricing as well as assist proposal and capture managers in developing Company pricing response.
  • Tailor standard formats to meet specific solicitation requirements.
  • Develop and prepare contracts and subcontracts reporting information and tracking reports upon award, in compliance with the contract.


  • Ensures compliance and documentation consistent with the Sayres accounting policies.
  • Organizes material according to Company practices and terminology. Prepares summaries for incorporation into proposals; provides contract administrators and proposal managers with information needed for the other parts of the cost proposal.
  • Reviews inputs to ensure proposal is responsive to the RFP and conforms to our accounting policies, company policy and government regulations. Ensures proposal materials meet Company standards and constitute a compliant package.
  • Performs quality assurance review to ensure that all proposal actions relative to pricing are comprehensive, complete and responsive.
  • Coordinates the preparation, publication and distribution of pricing data to management and contracts administrators.
  • Collaborates on the determination of cost proposal policies, standards and procedures and any updates to the estimating system.
  • Supports Contracts and Subcontracts Management reporting and activities as needed upon award.
  • Supports audits and fact finding sessions.
  • Available to work as needed for deadline sensitive activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Able to quickly learn and apply knowledge.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with all levels of employees within the organization.
  • Attention to detail paramount due to the nature of the work.
  • Proactive ability to seek and utilize resources required for tasking.
  • Flexibility to work after-hours as needed.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Long distance travel not anticipated.
  • Must be able to obtain a clearance.
  • 2 years of experience in government pricing/contracting desired.

The position description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this position. The incumbents may be requested to perform position-related tasks other than those stated in this description. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

At Sayres, our employees enjoy an atmosphere conducive to realizing their potential through personal and professional development while simultaneously exceeding customers' expectations. We offer a broad spectrum of technical, engineering and administrative services including acquisition, financial and program management; fleet synthetic training; logistics; ship construction engineering; systems engineering and integration; wargaming; test and evaluation; security, counterintelligence and policy analysis and have been providing excellence in service to the Federal Government since 2001. Sayres is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices throughout the United States and has a presence abroad.

COVID Vaccination Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere to Sayres and Associates LLC's vaccination policy. All employees must be fully vaccinated. New employees must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Please note, customer site vaccination requirements, if stricter, will take precedence over Sayres vaccination policy. Prospective employees can submit questions regarding the COVID vaccination policy to


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national

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