Grants and Contracts Officer in Seattle, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

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Volt Workforce Solutions in partnership with a global nonprofit organization in Seattle, is looking for a Grants and Contracts Officer to provide temporary support on a fast-paced, dynamic team. If you are looking to make a difference and enhance your resume, APPLY NOW!!!! 

As a Grants and Contracts Officer you will:

Manage a portfolio of awards in alignment with assigned program teams while working closely with the members of OGC, Finance, Legal, Business Development, and program teams to ensure donor regulatory and contractual compliance.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Review, negotiate, and coordinate input from other units for the timely review and execution of new awards and amendments.
  • Understand the nature of the award by reviewing the project description including RFAs/RFPs/project narratives and other supporting documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with federal regulations and donor-specific requirements.
  • Negotiate with sponsors/funders for terms and conditions acceptable to PATH and propose alternative language as appropriate.
  • Serve as a resource on compliance rules, regulations and standards associated with federal funds (i.e. USAID, NIH, CDC) and other donors
  • Provide innovative, solution-oriented support to Project Administrators and the Office of Grants and Contracts on terms and conditions of active awards, including any restrictions and possible risks.
  • Draft flow down provisions for subawards and contracts for the subaward specialists.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with donors and program staff.
  • In collaboration with the Global Grants and Contracts Manager and the OGC team, document existing award procedures, as well as develop, review, and implement new award procedures, templates, and tools within pre-established parameters.
  • Provide analysis, evaluation, and recommendations to improve award/subaward management associated policies and procedures within pre-established parameters.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or a related field, plus two or more years of direct experience negotiating and administering awards preferred.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and demands, establish priorities, and work effectively in a deadline driven environment.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail in the performance of duties.
  • Intermediate knowledge/experience using Excel (including Macros), Word, Outlook, Salesforce.
  • Experience working with international donors preferred.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.