We are recruiting for a Grants Manager to support the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in leading a major initiative supporting the implementation, management, and monitoring of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020. HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. Under the CARES Act, HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) received $2.235 billion in housing assistance for its Native American, Public Housing and Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Programs to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus. Our team will assist HUD in driving accountability, transparency and trust, performance improvement, and enhanced customer experience throughout the directorate and its customer base for the duration of the CARES Act program.
The Grants Manager will be a critical team player supporting CARES Act implementation. Our Grants Manager will provide functional expertise across numerous task areas related to grants management development, review, and communication. These efforts will greatly support Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) and Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) to successfully deliver CARES Act funding in compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements to individuals, families, and communities in need.
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign additional duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Specific duties include:
- Assist the Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) Office of Grants Management (GM) and Grants Evaluation (GE) with the development, review/edit, and finalization of CARES Act policy and funding guidance documents.
- Support the writing, review, and development of numerous policy and funding documents to align with the ONAP’s Program Guidance and Notices.
- Provide HUD grant management and evaluation subject matter expertise to support business and process challenges within and/or across functional housing project teams.
- Contribute to the original development and progressive elaboration of four comprehensive GM and GE manuals and handbooks.
- Assist in the curriculum and technical training material development associated with GM and GE for wide dissemination across relevant HUD stakeholders to support PIH’s initiatives.
- Perform reviews of ONAP’s GM and GE SharePoint sites to produce a consolidated report with findings and recommendations for updating, deleting, revising, and archiving data and source documents to enhance knowledge management.
- Liaison with technical team members to validate changes and enhancements approved by the Government are implemented and realized concerning grants management.
- Provide strategic planning, change management, and sustainability planning to HUD.
Skills/Qualifications: The ideal candidate is a self-starter, team player, and possesses expertise in grants management and evaluation, with excellent communication skills, strong business acumen, and strategic awareness. The candidate understands the wider relevance of the project’s initiatives and supports across multiple task areas.
Specifically, the ideal candidate will be familiar with, and have experience with the following technical knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- Experience in working with Senior Executives in the Government, preferably HUD.
- Experience in organizational transformation initiatives, policies, and procedures.
- Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and to adapt quickly in a rapid, changing environment.
Education and Experience:
This position requires seven years of senior level relevant professional experience. Experience working in or directly for HUD is strongly preferred. This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college.
- B.A./B.S. Degree in a related field from an accredited university or college.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) is required.
- Knowledge of Government document clearance procedures.
- Ability to research issues from the field and provide suggested solutions.
- Ability to hold meetings with large numbers of stakeholders to obtain feedback.
- Highly proficient in Government writing style and use of proper grammar.
- Ability to create PowerPoint presentations that are well designed and concise.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
Clearance: This position requires a current NACI or OPM approved investigation/clearance, including an FBI National Criminal History Fingerprint Check. Must be U.S. citizen.
The work to be performed under this contract may commence at on-site and offsite facilities. The Government may provide space to facilitate interactions and effective communication with stakeholders in the National Capital Region.
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