Pricing Manager (Finance Manager II) - Business Development

Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
  • Location
    Remote, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Apr 01

Position description

The International Development Division has an opening for a Business Development Pricing Manager (Finance Manager II), reporting to Associate Director, Cost and Pricing. We are searching for candidates to work in any of the corporate offices located in Washington, D.C., Waltham, MA, New York, NY, Chicago, IL, or as a telecommuter.

The role:

The person in this position is expected to communicate clearly and courteously; to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients, consultants, collaborators, co-workers, field sites, and funders; and to work respectfully with EDC colleagues. The job requires adherence to EDC policies and procedures.

The Business Development (BD) Pricing Manager (Finance manager II) will be responsible for supporting the Business Development Team in cost proposal development and compliance.

You will:

The BD Pricing Manager (Finance Manager II) will work closely with the Associate Director, Cost and Pricing to manage cost proposals:

  • Works with BD team and technical staff to create and/or review budgets and budget notes for new proposals
  • Works with proposal team to develop and implement the proposal timeline, deadlines, and assignment of duties
  • Serves as liaison with Accounting, HR and Office of Sponsored Programs (Contracts Office) to facilitate budget development, the proposal process, and project/division financial management processes for cost proposal approval, sign off and compliance with EDC policies and practices
  • Prepares other administrative components of proposals, including standard forms, certifications, cost share documentation, subcontractor documentation, etc.
  • Reviews subcontractor budgets and assists in negotiations with them
  • Conducts pre-award research on country specific costs related to travel, local staff salaries, fringe benefits, operating costs, participant costs, etc.
  • Develops and/or modifies cost proposal templates to ensure consistency within IDD/EDC for proposal submissions
  • Submits all proposal materials in a timely manner to Office of Sponsored Programs (Contracts) for their review
  • Assists in the final production of all proposal materials and ensures compliance with RFP/RFA instructions
  • Organizes hard copy and electronic resources for proposal development as well as final submissions (including contracts database).

The BD Pricing Manager (Finance Manager II) is expected to:

  • Facilitate efficiency through teamwork and feedback exchanges
  • Multitask and respond to and adapt to changing business needs, prioritize and manage workload under tight deadlines
  • Work well in a fast-paced, international team environment
  • Be able and willing to travel internationally as needed


This position requires educational achievement; excellent writing skills; demonstrable initiative, creativity, and flexibility; and strong interpersonal and organizational skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in accounting or finance required

Required skills/experience:

  • 6-8 years substantial and progressive budgeting, accounting and financial management experience
  • Experience supporting international offices
  • Experience with project-based profit or non-profit organization
  • Knowledge of regulatory and financial reporting requirements under cooperative agreements and contracts of federal and non-federal funders required, specifically USAID (other funders may include CDC, World Bank, FCDO, etc.)
  • Demonstrable proficiency in a variety of accounting systems and related computer applications (proficiency in Microsoft Excel required)
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills and aptitude for details and accuracy
  • Ability to take initiative and to manage multiple tasks with competing deadline
  • Must work well independently and in team environment

Preferred skills/experience:

  • Experience in donor-funded programs environment, including financial reporting, analysis, business development, cost proposal management, and budgeting
  • Proficiency/familiarity with Deltek CostPoint 


  • Fluency in English is required. Professional proficiency in French, Spanish, or Arabic is preferred.


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