OCTO Sr.Grant Manager Master (576548)

Contract with Government of the District of Columbia
OCTO – 200 I Street, SE Washington DC 20003
Position closes 09/27/2018

US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only

Short Description:

16+ years of experience.  Organizes, directs, and manages contract operation support functions, involving grant and federal funding contracts and oversight.

Skills/Required Years of Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience (Required)
Experience as a Grants Management oversight within Government parameters. (Required 11 Years)
Experience in planning and management of mission critical Projects / Programs (Required 11 Years)
Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) (Required 11 Years)
Experience conducting Business Impact Analysis (Required 5 Years)
Experience managing project teams (Required 10 Years)
Experience in business process engineering / process improvement (Required 10 Years)
Experience working with quality management approaches, techniques, and principles to ensure quality (Required 15 Years)
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI). (Required 5 Years)
11-15 yrs requirements gathering and documentation (Required 11 Years)
11-15 yrs MS Office/PowerPoint experience (Required 11 Years)

Complete Description:

The Office of the Chief Technology Officer’s (OCTO) Operations program requires the procurement of a Senior Technical Project Manager to be the technical liaison for OCTO.  The Senior Technical Grants Manager will provide technical grants management oversight and reporting for OCTO’s grant/federal contracts.

The Senior Technical Grants Manager (STGM) will oversee the management of  projects on behalf of OCTO  based projects, coordination, financials, reporting and project planning. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing financial, reporting, and compliance guidance for OCTO’s grants portfolio.   Project management that adheres to best practices; and will ensure that the assigned project is completed on-time, within scope and budget; and produces an extremely high quality of deliverables. The Grants Manager will act as the project management technical lead and will work with OCTO programs and other project team members, and District agency officials to oversee grants management in support of the assigned project are properly delivered. The selected candidate will be responsible for all aspects of grant management, deliverables and oversight.


Drive project management, coordinating with a number of capabilities to support grant-making and advance the vision, ensuring deadlines are met
Foster meaningful relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners to ensure successful outcomes across multiple portfolios
Proactively seek and share knowledge, managing inputs to ensure accurate reporting on key metrics in real-time
Use team best practices to facilitate program evaluation and measurement to support effective investment decisions
Collaborate to analyze grant funding opportunities and participate in the grant recommendation process

1. Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a thorough understanding of business systems and industry requirements.
2. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operation time, and form of desired results. Includes analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirements specifications.
3. Provides consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributor/specialist of most phases of systems analysis, while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment.

Background check is required, if selected for the position.
There are no reimbursable expenses allocated to this position.

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