ETS (Educational Testing Service) is a global not for profit organization whose mission is to advance quality and equity in education. With more than 3,400 global employees, we develop, administer and score more than 50 million tests annually in more than 180 countries.
We're currently seeking an experienced manager in Austin, TX to supervise all financial client management activities for the STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) program. You will manage a small team of Client and/or Client and Product Managers and support staff as well as act as a key client interface and trusted advisor on strategic issues. This position requires a well-rounded individual with excellent product management and financial management skills. Key duties include:
Implementing protocol for creating solutions in the areas of contract management and finances
Coaching and directing others who have client key client interactions on financial matters
Renegotiating change requests for current contracts
Assisting with cost proposals
Managing all contracts with Texas Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) and Subs
Serving as the primary point of contact for financial issues impacting STAAR
Working closely with finance to monitor all program components are tracking to budget and providing monthly financial updates to management
Creating monthly invoices and accomplishment reports
Contributing to the RFP process
Requirements include Bachelor's degree (advanced degree in Education, Education Measurement or Product Content preferred), 7-10 years of experience in a client/constituent organization, and progressively responsible experience in Account Management in Publishing, Education related fields, Sales & Marketing, or Business Development. This position does not require daily work in the ETS Austin office, and can be performed remotely. Occasional travel to Austin for meetings is required.