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Job Posting: Institute of International Education

Pricing & Analytics Specialist (Hybrid)

Company: Institute of International Education

Location: Washington, DC

The Pricing & Analytics Specialist role supports the Costing and Pricing team by analyzing cost data and projections to inform IIE’s cost recovery structure and pricing models. The position reviews Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) and prepares cost proposals (budgets and budget narratives) for a diverse set of donors, including U.S. Government, Foreign Governments, International Entities, Foundations, Corporations, and individual donors. The position develops and maintains knowledge about IIE’s costs and pricing models. S/he informs strategic decisions around program development and new business and makes recommendations on pricing, cost analysis, and cost recovery strategies. The Specialist is responsible for contributing to the development of performance metrics and creating dynamic and professional visual representations of data .

The Institute of International Education (“IIE”) has a hybrid work environment that allows team members a combination of in-office work and telework at any of the locations listed above.

Essential Functions:

  • Works with the Proposal Development team, and the relevant Program Director/Executives to translate RFPs, NOFOs, and project proposals into cost proposals (budgets and budget narratives).
  • Analyzes costs/drivers of cost to inform pricing and contribute to the development of rate guidelines. Benchmarks costs against external cost and price data to inform IIE’s strategy and decision-making around cost structure and pricing.
  • Advises and informs IIE team members on cost trends and pricing processes in order to maximize cost recovery and profitability to maintain and expand IIE’s mission.
  • Researches and documents knowledge regarding regulations and pricing methodologies. Conducts benchmarking analyses using external data sources to inform IIE’s pricing practices.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of related work experience, or combination education and experience.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to develop and manage knowledge around costs for IIE services, price competitiveness, competitor models, and pricing strategies and maintain documentation of cost estimates.
  • Ability to create pricing models and templates for cost proposals.
  • Expert/Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Proficient in all other MS Office programs.
  • Proven ability to problem-solve, explain complex financial concepts, and use discretion with sensitive information.
  • Ability to analyze and manipulate large sets of financial and non-financial data, draw conclusions, present the findings clearly and concisely, and make recommendations based on this analysis.
  • Ability to think strategically across programs and functions, identifying opportunities for efficiencies, cost reduction, and cost recovery.
  • Experience in grants management with USG, private sector and/or foreign governments preferred
  • Working knowledge of Uniform Guidance and GAAP preferred.
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft, or other ERP systems, a plus.

To help promote and ensure the safety of our employees and those we work with, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees that have a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination, or who object to being vaccinated based on a sincerely held religious belief, may request a reasonable accommodation. State and local guidelines apply.

Work Conditions & Physical Demands:

  • Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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