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Business Proposal-Pricing Associate
Mathematica Policy Research • Princeton, NJ
Posted 1 month ago
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Mathematica is a nationally recognized research organization that conducts social policy studies on health care, disability, education, welfare, nutrition, and related topics. Our mission is to improve public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear on the work we do for our clients, which include federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as private foundations.
We are seeking a dynamic and self-starting Business Proposal-Pricing Associate to join the proposal support team in our Cambridge, MA; Princeton, NJ; and Washington, DC offices. As an integral member of the team, you will play an important role in carrying out its mission of ensuring production of high quality proposals that contributes to Mathematica’s success in engaging meaningful work. To that end, we are looking for someone who is ready to take on the following responsibilities:
Prepare business proposals for government and private sector clients
Develop complex budgets that may involve advanced formulas and/or Visual Basic application macros
Construct different types of budget presentations to meet various clients’ requirements and expectations
Review and revise budgets to ensure accuracy and that all costs are accounted for
Collaborate with Proposal Director and key proposal team members on all aspects of budget and proposal preparation
Communicate with prospective subcontractors to ensure timely receipt of accurate and complete business proposal information
Provide pertinent background materials on procurements for senior management to make informed decisions on bidding strategies
Facilitate final assembly, production, and delivery of proposals
- Assist with writing responses to clients’ questions
Assists with developing and implementing the proposal support team's strategic initiatives
- Bachelor's degree in business administration, liberal arts, or related field
- Previous experience preparing and monitoring budgets
- Work and/or internship experience in an office environment
- Demonstrated experience using the Excel application in preparing budgets and/or manipulating data
- Strong organizational skills
- Keen eye to details
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong critical thinking skills
- The ability to handle multiple priorities, sometimes simultaneously, under deadline pressure
- The ability to work independently for long periods of time
- The flexibility to work overtime as needed
We offer our employees a stimulating, team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries, generous paid time off, comprehensive benefits package, and the advantages of employee ownership.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and transcript (unofficial is okay). Please click the "Apply Now" icon after the Position Description to attach your documents.
Available locations: Cambridge, MA; Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.