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Job Req ID:  36536

Pricing Administrator

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Classified title:                                              Pricing Administrator

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Role/Level/Range<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">:                                          ATP-4-PD

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Starting Salary Range:                                 Commensurate with Experience

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Employee group:                                           Full time

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Employee subgroup (FLSA Status):           Exempt

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Position Type:                                               Replacement

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Schedule (hours/days):                                 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Personnel area (School):                               Academic and Business Centers

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Org unit name and #:                                   Resource Development Finance – 60000073

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Department name:                                        Jhpiego

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Reports to (Job title):                                    Sr. Finance Manager                       

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<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">General summary/purpose:

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Pricing Administrator supports Jhpiego’s Resource Development Operations and works closely with the Resource Development Office, Global Human Resources and Program Technical Staff to prepare compliant, complex cost proposals to ensure successful completion and responsiveness of Jhpiego’s proposals for new business.

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<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Lead budget reviews
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Leads advanced budget exercises, utilizing Excel analysis tools, such as pivot tables, slicers, charts, logical and lookup functions, and data sorting
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Prepare buildups for CPAF, CPFF, Schedule Contracts, including Fixed Burdened Daily Rates and
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Functional Labor categories, and fee deliverable tables
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">While leading budget development, provides substantive inputs, including real time analysis, to guide decision-making on design
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Leads transition of highly complicated budgets to Program Finance personnel upon award
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Initiates process improvements in regards to workflow within Resource Development Finance
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Prepares of compliant cost and pricing volumes, establishing and coordinating schedules, developing cost/price model, and writing cost narrative
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Works with Proposal Manager to develop price strategy and provides real-time pricing support
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Interfaces with subject matter experts to accurately estimate costs
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ensures the timely generation of pricing submissions and compliance with solicitation requirements and established review/approval processes
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Analyzes, evaluates, and makes recommendations regarding proposal cost reapplication, proposal requirements and reasonableness to program staff
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Prepares Federal financial schedules/forms as required
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Assists negotiating team in preparing offers and counter-offers and makes recommendations on the financial impact of terms and conditions trade-offs (e.g., calculates the “loss” by reducing the Service Center or F&A rates)
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Maintains a negotiation audit trail of changes/adjustments from initial proposal through final price agreement
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Post award, works closely with Program Finance Team to ensure timely set up of accounts in the various financial systems
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Assists in responding to sponsor’s request for clarification and further information as it relates to applications and proposals
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ensures compliance with all relevant JHU and/or agency regulations and restrictions
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Serves as a “consultant” and “spokesperson” regarding proposal/pricing matters of major significance or importance
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Provides guidance to staff in order to comply with Federal contracting, pricing, and procurement laws
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Provides guidance regarding the interpretation of applicable contract, grant and cooperative agreement terms and conditions, as well as other administrative rules, cost principles under 2 CFR200, 2 CFR 700, and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Utilizes overall knowledge of company pricing structure to complete assignments within extremely tight and strict proposal schedules

 

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field, or equivalent experience
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">5+ years pricing, financial analysis, and/or cost management experience for USG acquisition or procurement and/or experience with non-USG donors, such as BMGF, CIFF, UNICEF, UNFPA, DfID, World Bank, Global Fund; Corporate donors; and other international donors
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Experience in government contract administration, government estimating and negotiations, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Understanding of service center, fringe, and indirect rate application and allocation methodologies
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Intermediate knowledge of US government cost principles, GAAP accounting rules, and grant/contract management
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Familiar with differences between contracts and cooperative agreements and their relevant terms and conditions
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to create proposal budgets for diverse donors/sponsors
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Demonstrated ability to effectively manage several major activities simultaneously
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to work in large and diverse teams
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to work independently in an unstructured environment
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Proficient in MS Office and university-specific accounting and reporting packages
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Experience with and knowledge of the international development community, preferably in the area of health
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to communicate effectively with multiple organizational and professional levels, including multiple cultures taking into account the audience and nature of the information
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to coordinate and collaborate, ability to garner relevant information for effective analysis and the ability to listen to others and respond appropriately
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Demonstrated advanced experience with spreadsheets and database systems, especially in Microsoft Excel
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Excellent organizational, time management skills and strong written communication skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Self-motivated, ability to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision, willingness and ability to meet deadlines
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Flexibility to work over time during budget process and manage intense, deadline driven process
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Excellent problem-solving and follow-through skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to make independent decisions, while keeping supervisor appraised of important matters
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Understanding and practical knowledge of government regulations and business volume proposal preparation in response to RFAs and RFPs and other contract vehicle procurement methodologies
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Knowledge of the principals, terminology and methodology of proposal preparation

 

 

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