Contracts and Grants Officer
Location: Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Last Date: July 2, 2008
Contracts and Grants Officer
The overall role and responsibility of the Contracts and Grants Officer is to provide cradle-to-grave contract, grant, cooperative agreement, and subaward support to all IntraHealth’s international programs. S/he works closely with the members of the contracts, programs, and finance teams to ensure donor, regulatory, and contractual compliance and requires strong emphasis on sub-awarding and subcontracting. The Contracts and Grants Officer will report directly to Director of Contracts, Grants, and Procurement.
Specific responsibilities include preparing, submitting, and negotiating of federal, non-federal, and international grants, cooperative agreements, contracts, subawards, service agreements and modifications thereto; researching and interpreting of OMB Circulars A-110, A-122, and A-133, the FAR’s, and USAID and other donor regulations; developing and maintaining acquisition and assistance templates/formats and other guidance for use by program staff; in concert with the contracts and grants staff, reviewing, improving and developing policies and procedures for the Contracts and Grants unit; in concert with contracts and grants staff, developing and executing training on grants, contracts, and sub-awards compliance issues for headquarters program and field staff; providing technical assistance to staff in implementing and complying with administrative procedures to ensure compliance with regulations and minimize risk exposure to the organization; maintaining award files within Deltek, from set-up to close-out and Contracts Database; establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with donors and program staff; working in concert with the other staff in facilitating the work of the Contracts & Grants Unit; traveling to country field offices and donor offices as necessary; and other duties as assigned.
Education and experience requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or business or an equivalent combination of education and experience; five years of directly related work experience; experience working in contract/grant area of a mid-size organization; experience in working with US Federal donor regulations including USAID and CDC or private foundations; proven organizational skills with demonstrated experience maintaining order in a fluid and vibrant environment; proven ability to work with all levels of office staff, to work in teams, and with different personalities and organizations; and, working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
This is a full-time position with IntraHealth International in Chapel Hill. For immediate consideration, please forward cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference CGO-APV in the subject line. IntraHealth International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.