STTA: Cost Proposal (Budget) Preparation Support

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 6 July 2018
Posted on 6 June 2018

Job Description

Consultancy Overview

CNFA requires the services of an independent contractor for a period of between two and three weeks to support proposal budget preparation.

General Responsibilities:

  • Prepare assigned cost proposals (budget and budget notes) with respect to pricing, solicitation compliance, internal CNFA requirements, and the evolving technical proposal;
  • Create/adapt assigned budget templates to meet solicitation requirements;
  • Review and provide feedback on subcontractor budget submissions.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in international development, agriculture, economics, finance, or other pertinent field; Master’s preferred;
  • Minimum of three years’ experience with financial and/or programmatic management of USAID-funded programs;
  • Ability to independently read and interpret contractual documents, and grants, operating instructions, policies, and procedure manuals;
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Excel and MS Word;
  • Authorization to work in the United States required.

When applying, please and attach a completed 1420 along with a CV.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. CNFA takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted

About the Organization

About CNFA:

CNFA is a not-for-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., dedicated to stimulating economic growth in the agricultural sector by nurturing entrepreneurship, private enterprise and market linkages. CNFA specializes in fostering private sector investments in training, new technologies and marketing as a means to increase the overall competitiveness of agricultural value chains, to expand exports, and to develop skills in the rural workforce. CNFA assists smallholders in increasing household-level food security and nutrition through improved agricultural practices, introduction of new varieties, diversification of crop production, food preservation and storage, development of farmer-based organizations (FBOs) and strengthened linkages to markets.

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