Grants Management Specialist

Silver Spring, MD

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Company Information

E3 Federal Solutions (E3) is a VA certified Veteran-Owned Small Business specializing in providing acquisition management, financial management, and program management support to the federal government. E3's strong understanding of federal acquisition, contract, financial management and program management organization (PMO) lifecycles paves the way for mature organizational processes, experienced resources, responsive management and proven management methodologies to meet and exceed client goals. Excellence, Integrity, Accountability, Community and Humility are the core values of E3 as we continue to strive in becoming a recognized leader in the management consulting community that both federal agencies and industry partners value doing business with. We are an organization that offers both our employees and clients an exceptional experience; our culture will be contagious, while always maintaining a genuine reputation.

We are interviewing for Mid to Senior level Grants Management Specialists to support an upcoming opportunity at Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in support of their Acquisition and Grants Office. 

Job Description

The individuals will provide support in all phases of the grants management lifecycle to include planning requirements definitions, Federal Notice development, evaluation, award, post-award management, grant award close-out and other related functions.

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Provide grants administration guidance and support to Program Officers,recipients, and others, as needed;
  • Maintain the award files (both electronic and/ hard copy) in accordance with Chapter 10, Section A, of the DOC Grants Manual;
  • Assist with ensuring that each financial assistance award is prepared and administered in accordance with applicable statutes, regulations, OMB guidance,Executive Orders, and other DOC-related policies;
  • Assist in performing analysis of a proposed budget to assure that costs arereasonable, allowable, and allocable in accordance with applicable cost principles;
  • Assist with ensuring that pre-award administrative procedures are carried out
  • Assist with ensuring recipient's compliance with award conditions and take appropriate action in accordance with Chapter 11 of the DOC Grants Manual when there is non-compliance.
  • Review, as necessary, subcontracts and subgrants by the recipient to determine compliance with applicable administrative requirements, requests for foreign travel, and requests for extension of reporting periods.
  • Perform competitive or non-competitive evaluation of grants proposals and/or the administration or termination, and/or closeout of grants and/or grants assistance and agreement awards.


Skills & Requirements

  • 6 -10 years or more of relevant experience
  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, rules, policies, procedures, and methods governing the administration of Federal grants, cooperative agreements, and awards
  • Knowledge of all grants management lifecycle phases to include planning, requirements definition, Federal Notice development, evaluation, award, post-award management, grant award closeout, and administrative support.