Cost Proposal Consultant

  • Posted on 2 July 2020

Job Description

The Development Innovations Group (DIG), a Bethesda, Maryland-based international development firm, is seeking a Cost Proposal Consultant for a total of 2-3 days to support Cost Proposal Production, specifically the preparation of the budget narrative. Ideal candidates will have experience preparing budgets and budget narratives for USAID funded proposals. Since DIG is currently working remotely, applicants must have computer equipment and internet that supports video calls, as well as Microsoft Office (specifically MS Word and MS Excel).

Applicants have the following skills and experience:

Experience preparing budgets in MS Excel and budget narratives in MS Word for USAID-funded proposals;

Experience working with USAID-funded proposals;

Experience working with USAID-funded programs preferred;

MA/ MS degree;

A minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience;

Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal;

Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, detail and deadline-oriented;

Knowledge of State Department and USAID allowances;

Strong knowledge of MS Word and Excel.

We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. The position will be remote, as DIG is currently teleworking. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. The daily rate will be based on individual’s salary history. The anticipated level of effort is 2-3 days.

Development Innovations Group is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

About the Organization

The Development Innovations Group (DIG) is a private, international firm committed to expanding the frontiers of finance and development. DIG strives to improve the lives of the poor in developing and transitioning economies by enhancing the inherent strengths of national and local governments, communities, and the private sector.

We foster innovative, locally-driven solutions in the fields of financial inclusion; WASH; governance, urban service delivery, and infrastructure; monitoring and evaluation (M&E); emergency management; and fund management. Dedicated to excellence, our staff members design and manage programs, deliver customized training, and provide advisory services to donors, governments, and the private sector. DIG has worked in over 35 countries, spanning a variety of development contexts, including post-disaster and post-conflict settings. We freely disseminate our findings to enrich the practices of development stakeholders worldwide.

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