Nonprofit
Published 25 days ago

Lead Associate, Proposal Pricing (P2)

Remote, Work must be performed anywhere in United States

Details

Job Type:Full Time

Description

Summary

The Lead Associate, Proposal Pricing supports the Proposal Pricing Team, assisting the agency to secure large-scale multi-million-dollar grant and contract funding from USAID and other institutional donors. You will interact closely with Cost Leads, Proposal Managers, Technical Leads, Award Managers, Finance Managers, and consortium partners in the U.S. and country office programs.

What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)

Cost Proposal Development (70%)

  • Review and analyze solicitation documents
  • Prepare required cost documentation and annexes
  • Complete detailed spreadsheet reviews to check for mathematical and formulaic errors, compliance factors, and alignment against other guidance or parameters as defined by the Cost Lead
  • Proofread and copyedit budget narratives
  • Organize production of final cost proposal which includes document production, error checking, “white glove” reviews, and formatting
  • Lead cost proposal development on subrecipient opportunities (building proposal budget and narrative in accordance with instructions and standards from prime applicant, proposal team, and internal policies and procedures)
  • Serve as Partner Budget Coordinator liaison to subrecipients (review cost proposal submissions, negotiating budget matters, and track/follow-up on partner deliverables)

Knowledge Management and Learning (20%)

  • Track and execute enhancements and revisions to tools, templates, and guidance documents
  • Improve functionality, efficiency, and productivity of current tools and templates
  • Manage intranet-based resource library, ensuring that all intranet pages are current and functional
  • Assist with preparation and development of materials for the team’s Learning Strategy
  • Support the delivery of trainings through a variety of modalities (in-person instructor-led trainings, virtual instructor-led trainings, job aids, and on-the-job learning)

Team and Department Support (10%)

  • Assist Senior Director with maintenance of different team management, knowledge management, and reporting platforms
  • Support Proposal Managers and other department staff as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent, plus at least 3 years of relevant experience
  • 2-3 years’ experience in proposal/business development
  • Basic understanding of international development and U.S. Government business requirements and ways of working
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with accuracy and attention to detail, and work under pressure with flexibility for competing/evolving priorities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Able and willing to primarily international travel, up to 10% of the time, occasional on short (one week’s) notice
  • Professional proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with individuals and teams at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and maintaining and environment of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in French and/or Spanish
  • Interest/experience in knowledge management
  • Prior experience with USAID-funded programs, including contracts

Compensation

Save the Children is offering the following salary ranges for this position, dependent on candidate location:

  • Geo 1 - NY Metro, DC, and other locations with labor costs significantly above national average: Target Salary for this position is $66,300 – $74,100 base salary
  • Geo 2 - Locations around the US National Labor Cost Average: Target Salary for this position is $60,350 – $67,450 base salary
  • Geo 3 - Locations significantly below the US National Labor Cost Average: Target Salary for this position is $54,400 – $60,800 base salary

The salary ranges listed above are for US based candidates. For candidates located outside of the US, salary ranges will be based on the salary scales of the local employer of record.

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, base salary of internal peers, business sector, and geographic location (more information on job structure is available here). Employee may be eligible for an incentive program.  Save the Children also offers paid vacation, accrued at least 12 days a year, depending on paygrade and length of service, paid safety and wellness leave of at least 1 day per month worked for a full time employee which is pro rata reduced for employees working less than a full time schedule, and at least 10 paid holidays a year. Employees may be eligible for additional bonus compensation. Save the Children US also offers outstanding benefits that include health, dental, vision and life insurances, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, a retirement savings plan with employer contribution, family leave, paid parental/adoption leave of 60 days, commuter benefits, paid caregiver leave days, 1 paid volunteer day a year, paid critical child illness leave days, dress for your day, and much more.

About Save the Children

No matter your role when you join Save the Children, each and every day you will challenge yourself to devote your skills, talent and expertise to changing the world for kids. It’s an ambitious goal, and a meaningful one no matter how you see yourself professionally: an accountant, a writer, a data analyst, a teacher, a driver, a designer, or any one of the hundreds of dozens of roles we’re looking to fill every day.

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share. 

Our work for children and their families requires that we commit—at every opportunity—to work together to identify and dismantle persistent systemic and structural racism, inequality, and any other forms of discrimination in this country and beyond.  As an anti-racist organization, Save the Children will not tolerate discrimination in any form—in our employment practices, amongst our staff, in our leadership or toward the people we serve. We stand in solidarity with all people to fight for equal rights, justice, inclusion, and belonging. 

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom we are in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse.

Save the Children is committed to minimizing safety and security risks for our valued employees, ensuring all are given training, support and information to reduce their risk exposure while maximizing the impact of our programs for children and families. Our shared duty, both agency and individual, is to seek and maintain safe working conditions for all.

Summary

The Lead Associate, Proposal Pricing supports the Proposal Pricing Team, assisting the agency to secure large-scale multi-million-dollar grant and contract funding from USAID and other institutional donors. You will interact…

Location

Remote
Work must be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
501 North Kings Highway, Suite 400, Fairfield, CT 06825, United States

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