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Proposal Pricing Analyst/Senior Proposal Pricing Analyst

Job ID 2086

Position Description:

Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We collaborate closely with public- and private-sector partners to translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs, refine strategies, and enhance understanding. Our work yields actionable information to guide decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education, early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment, disability, and international development. Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company’s growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength. Read more about our benefits here:

We are seeking a highly motivated, skilled, and experienced Proposal Pricing Analyst or Senior Proposal Pricing Analyst to join the pricing team. As a Proposal Pricing Analyst/Senior Proposal Pricing Analyst, you will play an integral role in leading activities associated with strategic and competitive pricing and development of cost/price proposals.

Your duties will include the following:

  • Identifies best practices and develops procedures and automated tools to support budgeting and business proposal preparation
  • Implements policies to enable continuous business process improvement
  • Collaborates with other pricing staff in leading the pricing team to develop and carry out strategic initiatives
  • Provides client-specific subject matter pricing expertise
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key internal and external clients and colleagues
  • Independently plans and prepares large-scale budgets and business proposals
  • Ensures compliance with internal procedures, the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), project terms and conditions, solicitation, or change order requirements
  • May independently manage activities of staff who prepare budgets and business proposals and/or strategic initiatives undertaken by pricing team members

Position Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, economics, liberal arts, or a related field
  • At least two years (Analyst) or five years (Senior Analyst) of experience in pricing, business proposal development, and/or project financial management
  • A combination of equivalent education and work experience may be substituted for the above requirements
  • Detailed knowledge and experience in federal, state and/or foundation procurement and contracting regulations
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments, achieve program goals, and meet team deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Aptitude for problem solving and solution implementation

This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of $70,000-$90,000 (Analyst) and $90,000-$115,000 (Senior Analyst). This position may be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance.

Available locations: Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC; Remote

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.

At Mathematica, we understand the importance of building relationships with colleagues. If you’re not located near one of our offices but would like opportunities to meet up with co-workers, we offer coworking spaces where available. Ask your Talent Acquisition partner for more information about this opportunity and whether it’s an option in your area.

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon passing a background check. Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance. Additionally, if you participate in/complete the application process and are denied, Mathematica may choose to terminate your employment.

Although Mathematica does not require vaccination from COVID-19 as a condition of employment, various projects or agencies may require documentation of vaccination (or an approved exception/accommodation).

We take pride in our employees and in their commitment to excellence. We encourage staff to collaborate in developing creative solutions to difficult problems and to share the responsibility and enjoyment of carrying out complex projects. This collegial spirit has helped us earn our reputation for innovative and high quality work.

One of Mathematica’s core values is a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our work is more robust because it is informed by a variety of diverse perspectives, and our mission to improve societal well-being is strengthened by a greater understanding of issues and challenges facing the populations we serve. Mathematica’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion is woven into our everyday actions, policies, and practices—including decisions regarding recruitment, training, compensation, and promotion. We are dedicated to maintaining a work environment in which everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

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