Emergent Talent, a division of Emergent Method, is seeking qualified candidates with grants management experience to support several projects related to COVID-19 assistance and disaster recovery. These are full-time, project-based positions in varied locations.Remote candidates will be considered and are encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, be a well-organized self-starter with keen attention to detail, be able to easily adapt to constantly evolving business demands, and enjoy the challenges of supporting team members across a variety of projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Assist and support applicants with implementing and managing their federal grants (including FEMA, GOHSEP, and other entities or programs).
- Serve as a program liaison by working with applicants to guide them through the assistance process and relaying information to ensure key stakeholders remain up to date.
- Maintain compliance with applicable state and federal grant management policies and procedures relating to the programs.
- Prepare, process, track, and submit all required schedules and documentation on behalf of the applicant/subapplicant (recipient/subrecipient), including requests for reimbursement, required award/subaward financial and performance reporting, milestones and deliverables, and requests for closeout documentation.
- Maintain knowledge of U.S. Department of Treasury regulations and guidance.
- Determine eligibility of applicants/subapplicants and compile, develop, and maintain project records supporting eligibility.
- Review and validate documentation to ensure information is consistent and properly reconciled.
- Participate in meetings and briefings with applicants.
- Provide technical guidance and recommendations to management.
- Perform other duties as requested by the project team.
Required qualifications include the following:
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, public administration, emergency management, insurance, or a related field. An equivalent combination of training and experience may substitute for a degree.
- At least one year of experience in grants management, program management, emergency management, QA/QC functions and management, applicant relations, or related experience that clearly demonstrates comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Strong proficiency with Excel and other reporting functions.
- Very strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to be a true problem solver with a willingness to “roll up sleeves” and understand and complete tasks and projects.
- Attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Exceptionally strong work ethic and commitment to delivering results.
- Strong strategic thinking, analytical, and multi-tasking skills.
- Ability to monitor and report on multiple deliverables with a focus on meeting and exceeding deadlines.
- Willingness to learn new skills and adopt new methodologies.
- Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Preferred qualifications include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Knowledge and experience working with government agencies, disaster management, and flood recovery programs or efforts.
- Experience working with landlords, utility providers, or on programs that provide financial assistance to low-income applicants.
- Knowledge and experience of federal programs such as CARES Act, CDC Grants, HHS Grants, USDA Grants, USACE projects, and Small Business Administration disaster recovery programs.
- Knowledge and experience with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) and Community Development Block Grant – Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) programs, as well as other applicable federal disaster recovery efforts.
- Experience with technology systems and products such as Salesforce, AppointmentPlus, Zoom, and/or SharePoint.
- Familiarity with Title 2 of the Federal Code of Regulations (CFR).
HOW TO APPLY
Candidate(s) should submit a resume to [email protected].