Grants and Program Manager

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/19/2023 2:37 PM)
Job ID
US-DC-Washington DC
Clearance Required
Other Clearance

Position Description

The Grants and Program Manager (GPM) will provide grant delivery and management oversight for Grants Under Contract.  The GPM will guide the apparent awardees through the pre-award process, develop work plans and grant milestones, and ensure that all grantees achieve objectives laid out in their work plans and achieve related milestones. The GPM will provide financial, contractual, and operational leadership and support to the grantees, ensure contract compliance, and liaise with Agency on issues related to grants management. The GPM will ensure that all project activities are implemented in accordance with the Agency policies and regulations.



  • Minimum of five (5) years or more of progressively responsible work experience in managing a large portfolio of grants.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, public administration, public

    policy, or a related field. A Master’s Degree is preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing a large portfolio of grant awards to small and medium size enterprises.
  • Knowledge of Agency rules and regulations, as well as grant management processes and best practices.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with the ability to manage complex tasks and prioritize competing demands.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders, including government officials, donors, and implementing partners.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Experience with project monitoring and evaluation methodologies and tools, as well as data analysis and reporting.
  • Familiarity with the programmatic and operational aspects of international development projects, including project design, implementation, and reporting.
  • Willingness to travel to project sites, as needed, to provide on-site support and ensure effective grant management and oversight.
  • Fluency in English, with proficiency in additional languages (e.g., French, Spanish, or Arabic) considered an asset in the development and implementation of annual work plans, budgets and ensuring their alignment with Agency and project objectives.


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