Pricing Specialist

Social Solutions International, Inc.

About the organization

Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is a Hispanic and woman-owned business emphasizing quality research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional support services. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world. Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health solutions to improve the welfare of underserved populations worldwide.


The Pricing Specialist will work with the Finance, Business Development, and Technical teams on all aspects of pricing from capture through proposal submission. The Pricing Specialist ensures an understanding of the proposal requirements and establishes competitive and defensible cost and pricing data for proposals. He or she collects and analyzes financial data on existing contracts, determines unit costs, assists with budget estimation efforts, develops cost/price models based on value for money principles, and prepares ad hoc reports. The Pricing Specialist coordinates with relevant teams and senior staff in developing pricing strategies and making decisions.

In collaboration with technical staff, prepare budgets (CPFF, T&M, and Fixed Price) in MS Excel for international development project proposals to USAID (and other clients) and subcontractors
Assist technical staff in completing budget realignments and costed modifications
Prepare supporting documentation for long- and short-term cost proposal submissions, including budget narratives, certifications, financial information, etc.
Provide cost advice to proposal teams in conjunction with proposal objectives
Present draft proposal budgets for cost proposal reviews and prepare briefings for Senior Management review
Assist in assuring compliance with the company’s cost and pricing processes and procedures
Facilitate trainings to staff related to cost and pricing and business compliance


Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 to 4 years of experience in US government cost applications and proposals or a combination of equivalent education and work experience
Working knowledge of applicable federal government regulations such as 22CFR200, FAR, AIDAR, CAS, and DCAA
Demonstrated ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including experience discussing and explaining budget and pricing with program and technical staff
Familiarity with GSA and OASIS Schedules preferred
Advanced proficiency with Excel, particularly budget development and formula functions
Ability to work quickly while managing multiple deadlines without comprising attention to detail
Willingness to travel up to 10%

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