CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in 100 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from disaster response to food and nutrition to education and work for women and girls to healthy mothers and children. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because when they have equal access to resources, they lift their families and communities out of poverty. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for 75 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us, and Fight with CARE.
Work Location : US - Atlanta, GA Type of Post : Not Applicable
Other Possible Location : US- Washington, DC Funding : APPROVED
Expected Travel : up to 20% Type of Contract :
Language Requirement : ENGLISH Application Deadline :
Employee Duration : Active Full-Time
The Cost Proposal Specialist is an integral member of the proposal team. The Cost Proposal Specialist advises, coordinates and/or leads the preparation of high-quality cost proposal applications primarily for USG Competitive Bids and to some extent other non-USG bids, depending on needs of internal clients and/or what is necessary per CARE's strategic purpose . He/she analyzes and determines the essential cost elements needed for each USG proposal submission, in relation to the donor’s requirements, and provides timely and effective leadership, guidance and support to CO’s and HQ throughout the proposal development process. The Cost Proposal Specialist generally takes the lead role for the development of the RFP/RFA business management/cost proposal component. This individual works on deadline and collaborates with proposal response teams and CARE’s external teaming partners while ensuring that CARE’s costs are fully recovered in budgets and ensuring that donor and CARE requirements are met. This individual tailors budget/cost templates to assist CARE in proposal submissions and ensures that all relevant forms, representations, certifications, and other forms are understood and included as appropriate. He/she is also responsible for building the capacity of appropriate HQ and Country Office staff on the business/cost proposal process in accordance with CARE policies, the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) for contracts, and OMB Circulars and CFR’s for grants and cooperative agreements. He/she is expected to assist in the collaboration among IFS, Legal, Award Management Solutions, and others on changes in USG requirements, advocating for necessary improvements as needed to promote USG compliance and effective project implementation.
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