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Contracts, Grants and Procurement Manager

Burlington, VT

Tetra Tech International Development Services, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia (http://tetratechintdev.com), is accepting applications from qualified candidates with experience supporting USAID funded sub-grants, for the role of Contracts, Grants and Procurement Manager (CGPM) with a focus on providing grants under contract (GUC) management support. CGPMs support project implementation with emphasis on grants under contract compliance at various points throughout the business cycle. CGPMs bring rigor and discipline to managing subawards through standardized systems and tools that facilitate the achievement of technical objectives.

 

The position is preferably based in Burlington, Vermont, with Arlington, Virginia as a possible location.

 

What you will be doing:

* Provide contractual support and guidance to a long-term portfolio of projects

* Support project implementation by providing resources, tools, and solutions to complex regulatory challenges

* Collaborate with the CGP team on designing and delivering trainings on USG rules and regulations for home office and field staff

* Provide support to projects in interpreting contract and GUC requirements, reviewing legally binding documents, advising on the necessity of  waivers and approvals and documenting contract compliance

* Help develop ideas and content for grants related training and capacity building in collaboration with existing grant resources. Facilitate and co-facilitate trainings

* Serve as Subject Matter Expert for the interpretation of, and adherence to, client rules and regulations; and develop and update policies, tools, and templates for grants management

* For grants paid from the home office, track grant spending and review, approve and code their invoices for accounts payable

* Stay abreast of USG rules and regulations applicable to the management of grants (ADS 303 and Standard Provisions, 2 CFR 200 and 700)

* Undertakes short-term assignments to conduct grant assessments, strategize about the grants program and trouble shoot issues, and conduct start-up activities and training for grants programs, as requested

 

What we are looking for in you:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required in a relevant field, particularly business administration, international relations, law, finance, etc.; Master’s degree preferred

* A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant professional experience, with prior USAID or other international donor-funded experience preferred (ideally in project management or some element of compliance/grants support)

Prior USAID or other international donor-funded experience preferred (ideally in project management or some element of compliance/grants support)

High proficiency in USG rules (ADS, FAR, CFR & AIDAR) – with emphasis on sub-grants management and regulations highly desirable

Knowledge of USAID grant regulations and/or experience implementing or overseeing a grants program oversees preferred

Ability to travel internationally up to 35% of time

Fluency in a second language highly desirable – French or Spanish preferred

Excellent track record of facilitating solutions to project challenges

Ability to use logic and reasoning based on a wide range of experience and training to solve moderately complex problems

Financial and budgeting experience and experience working with audits desirable

U.S. citizenship or a valid U.S. work permit is an absolute requirement

 

Please submit the following as part of our application process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

 

Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration.

 

Tetra Tech offers a full range of benefits. Please follow this link to learn more: http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits

 

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. With more than 20,000 associates working together, Tetra Tech provides clear solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.  Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.  We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.