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Grants Management Specialist

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family :
Grants Management Analysis (Digital)
Travel Required :
Clearance Required :
Ability to Obtain Public Trust
What You Will Do :
We are currently searching for a Grants Program Analyst to carry out analyses, project management, grant reviews and logistical support for the Office of the Chief Medical and Scientific Officer. This opportunity is full-time, and it is on-site in Bethesda, MD.
Duties may include:

  • Pull and analyze data from existing systems to monitor grant workloads.

  • Perform advanced analysis of grant program, applications and procedures to enhance problem-solving, fill gaps of information, foster decision-making and promote an area of science.

  • Maintain and update Grants Administration Branch Policy Book sections related to Closeout.

  • Develop critique template/technical evaluation score sheet for use by the peer review panel members to develop written scientific and technical evaluations for assigned grant applications/contract proposals.

  • Develop innovative grant arrangements to resolve critical and unprecedented program needs and interpret and apply business management policies, procedures and practices to grants created situations.

  • Review, revise and prepare budget spreadsheets in Excel to reflect current funding levels, perform data analysis and prepare reports based on data.

  • Conduct administrative and financial review of grant applications.

  • Coordinate simple funding actions that begin the grants/agreements awards process.

  • Prepare budgets for award in spreadsheet workbook, analyzing requested amounts based on allowability, allocability and reasonableness.

  • Assist staff prepare for and perform grant closeout functions.

  • Create, update and maintain data tables and spreadsheets and prepare summaries and reports based on findings and analysis.

  • Download, process and verify data from grant applications proposals into a peer review data analysis and management system.

  • Maintain official grant file(s), prepare electronic documents and upload images directly into the appropriate IMPAC II eGrants file groups.

  • Maintain and track co-funding, administrative supplements, diversity supplements, funds tracker using databases and SharePoint.

  • Create or edit documents such as spreadsheets, correspondence, template forms, terms package and reports.

  • Collect and analyze administrative data from applications and proposals and write analytic reports.

  • Perform queries of grant management applications and systems and prepare summaries of results.

  • Prepare budgets for award in spreadsheet workbook, analyzing requested amounts based on allowability, allocability and reasonableness.

  • Assist staff review grant budgets, comparing figures and amounts, reconciling discrepancies, and recommending adjustments.

  • Research and develop variety of grant related reports, summaries and dashboards to inform staff.

  • Apprise staff of issues and problems that could cause grant awards to be late or delayed.

  • Communicate with appropriate Program Officer and Grantee Sponsored Research Administrator when questions arise.

  • Collaborate with staff to use guidelines and policies for specific situations utilizing NIA, NIH and HHS grants administration sources.

  • Bring to attention of staff areas needing additional policies or procedures and contribute comments and suggestions on new policies, revisions, justifications for changes, etc.

  • Provide advice to program staff, applicants and grantees on administrative and business management issues.

  • Monitor the status of grant application proposal processing and receipt by the IC Review Program.

  • Work with staff on pre- and post-award activities, including the preparation of grant awards.

  • Work products and documents related to awarding grant awards; approved pay plans for awarding grants.

  • Collect and assemble documentation on grant applications that have been selected for funding for review and approval.

  • Collect and document review/acceptance verification information from the review offices.

  • Identify grants that are ready for final award processing (i.e., green sheets) from routine listings.

  • Ensure that electronic folders on the common drive for each application being discussed contain the correct information, including the application, summary statement, letter from PI and staff analysis.

  • Document the outcome of peer review meetings and disseminate results to stakeholders and grant applicants.

  • Coordinate activities for the return of non-compliant grant applications with IC Referral staff.

  • Resolve grant-related issues, working with scientific and administrative personnel and with similar staff of grantee organizations.

  • Revise terms appropriate to reflect budget adjustments and policy concerns.

    What You Will Need :

    • Bachelor's degree in related field

    • At least one year of experience

      What Would Be Nice To Have :

      • Grant receipt and funding tracking, drafting summary statements, price/cost analysis

      • Grants Funding Analysis

        What We Offer:
        Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
        Benefits include:

        • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

        • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

        • Parental Leave

        • 401(k) Retirement Plan

        • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance

        • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance

        • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

        • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits

        • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

        • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities

        • Employee Referral Program

        • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

        • annual membership

        • Employee Assistance Program

        • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)

        • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

          About Guidehouse
          Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
          Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
          If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.
          Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Bethesda , Grants Management Specialist, Executive , Bethesda, Maryland

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