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Contracts and Pricing Manager

Chantilly, VA
October 31, 2018

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Jenny Yixiong Xu

Professional Experience

Social Impact, Inc. Arlington, VA

Contracts and Pricing Manager, Division of Contracts, Budget and Analysis February 2018 – Present

●Provide budget strategy and lead cost proposals for competitive and noncompetitive solicitations.

●Review and provide guidance to procurement solicitations to program teams.

●Participate in award reviews, negotiation, and start-up of new projects and provide guidance on contract terms and conditions to program teams.

●Prepare and submit correspondence to client for approvals, waivers, funding notifications, and modification requests.

●Provide support to staff on budget development and management.

●Assist with client reporting requirements and internal analysis needs.

●Support the general contract administration of each project within the Division portfolio, including issuance of consultant contracts, subcontracts, and procurement contracts.

International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) Arlington, VA

Program (Finance) Administrator, PACT, MENA Region October 2017 – February 2018

Analyst, Contracts and Grants, Haiti and Africa Region April 2016 – October 2017

Specialist, Contracts and Grants, Haiti and Africa Region October 2015 – April 2016

Coordinator, Contracts and Grants, Haiti and Africa Region July 2014 – October 2015

Associate, Contracts and Grants, Africa Region June 2013 – July 2014

Intern, Contracts and Grants September 2012 - June 2013

●Led development of cost proposals in response to competitive and noncompetitive solicitations, including a $10,000,0000 cost proposal for IFES’ program in Haiti.

●Reviewed and processed of expenditures including monthly subaward expenses reports and field expenses reports using Costpoint.

●Coordinated and prepared financial reports for USG and Non-USG donors.

●Monitored and evaluated agreement-related accounts to ensure payments are adequate and correct.

●Reviewed and processed advance payments for field offices, sub-recipients, and employees using Costpoint.

●Analyzed contract and grant budgets for accurate calculation of expenditure categories such as salaries, level of efforts, salary adjustment increases, indirect costs and fees.

●Managed, negotiated and developed consultant contracts and senior blanket consultant contracts across Africa, Europe, Asia, and Middle East regions.

●Provided logistical and administrative support on international procurements.

●Processed requests for consultant contracts, purchase orders, subawards and subcontract documents and ensure all documentation is compliant with donors’ requirements.

●Negotiated and prepared consultant contracts, purchase orders, subawards and subcontracts for managerial review.

●Assisted regional support staff on the preparation and administration of subawards (FAAs and cost reimbursable).

●Supported leadership with tracking status of projects and assisting colleagues in meeting deadlines on priority tasks.

●Entered awards/grants into the purchase order module using Costpoint.

Charlie Chiang’s

Assistant Manager, Centreville, VA, August 2007 to June 2013

Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC

Equity Research Intern Washington, D.C. Summer 2011

Volunteer: TecShare, Non-Profit Organization, Financial Analyst, Virginia, July 2018 – Present

Education: George Mason University, School of Management, Bachelor of Science, Finance, 2012

Languages: Fluent in English and fluent in Mandarin Chinese

Trainings: Accounting Career Studies Certificate Program / Claro KC Training on USAID Assistance /

FAR Basics / Intermediate & Advance Excel Training


Phone: 703-***-****

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