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Director - Grants & Grant Compliance, Seattle, WA

Neighborcare Health


Seattle, WA

November 9, 2018

The Director of Grants & Grant Compliance builds the resources necessary for Neighborcare Health to meet its mission by managing a portfolio of 50+ grants and contracts in excess of $15 million annually; oversees grant related compliance with federal policy and regulation; manages the business development function for the organization, which includes community and business development functions, strategic organizational planning, and predictive analysis of market trends to meet growth objectives. In conjunction with the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Grants & Grant Compliance supervises the business development team to provide strategic data and recommendations to the CEO and senior leadership. The Director of Grants & Grant Compliance works closely with finance operations, and other program staff to ensure successful grant management.

Primary Responsibilities:

Grant Management (35%)

  • Manage portfolio of 50+ grants, in excess of $15 million annually, primarily from government entities and foundations, including researching and producing grants and grant reports, and managing Grant Specialists who do the same
  • Meet with funders to establish and build relationships and negotiate contracts.
  • Monitor fiscal and performance activities, coordinating with finance and program staff to ensure appropriate spending and performance against commitments; manage funder relationships

Contractual and Federal Compliance (35%)

  • Maintains auditable records of grant performance for fiscal and program review by funders and auditors
  • Represent Neighborcare Health to federal and other agencies, and negotiate contracts on our behalf
  • Oversee grant compliance for government and foundation contracts, working with other teams to ensure grant compliance, and advise Chief Development Officer and senior leadership as needed
  • Maintains compliance with federal Section 330 of the Public Health Services Act and federal code of regulations relative to federally qualified health center status

Business Development (30%)

  • Oversee business development function, which supports senior leader and board of directors’ strategic decision making to meet growth objectives
  • Meets with partners and potential partners to create and explore growth opportunities
  • Ensures depth of technical data mapping, predictive and business development analysis competency within the business development team

Skills, Knowledge, and Responsibilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of governmental grants and processes, particularly those related to federally qualified health centers and HRSA
  • Knowledge of health care best practices and expectations
  • Significant skill in drafting and understanding budgets
  • Significant skill in federal and other grant processes, including research, writing, and grant and budget management
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Ability to manage timelines, plan accordingly and meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple complex grants
  • Significant communication skills including written and oral presentations
  • Experienced in contract negotiation as well as community and business development
  • Significant supervisory skills to maintain contractual compliance standards and quality of grant proposals

Education, Experience, Certifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Minimum 5 years experience with lead responsibility for federal grants
  • Minimum 2 years experience managing staff
  • Experience in writing and budgeting required
  • Robust knowledge of federally qualified health centers strongly preferred

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