Job Description: Project Manager
Supervision: Vice President or Division Director
Job Summary: The successful candidate will support work with the company’s Health Group. The nature of work will be driven by current project and proposal development needs. The responsibility of this position will be to provide technical and management support on the departments’ projects and proposal efforts. This work will include fact-gathering, interviewing, online data searches, quantitative analyses, reviewing other staff work, participating in meetings, developing timelines and budgets, assisting with project reporting, joining in company-wide activities, meeting with the client, coordinating with other staff, developing productive relationships with clients, consultants and contractors, writing reports, performing quality controls, organizing files, adhering to company standards, and developing special expertise in the areas of federal housing and federal community development programs and policies.
For project needs, this position will:
- Provide project support including serving as a team member on project assignments;
- Lead projects or support management of projects in the assigned group, including assignments under a department’s cooperative agreements or contracts;
- Manage and coordinate the activities of consultants or subcontractor experts on various projects;
- Develop project budgets for work plan assignments issued by a contract or project;
- Support monitoring of project budgets on current assignments;
- Support development of new business opportunities, including activities related to creating a grants management service offering.
Additional requirements of the position could involve occasional travel relevant to the responsibilities noted above.
As requested, this position will also support proposal development needs in response to Requests for Information (RFIs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualifications (RFQs), Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs) and other opportunities for outside funding through the completion of the following activities and tasks:
- Conduct research and monitor business opportunities;
- Participate in assessment of potential opportunities and identification of the resources required to respond effectively to opportunities;
- Support proposal coordination and timely receipt of data call items, as requested, including: resumes, past performance, and other items that will be included in the proposal;
- Support other staff in the completion and production of proposals and other business development collateral materials, as requested;
- Attend proposal status and proposal review meetings, as requested;
- Write and review technical and other sections of proposals (e.g., resumes, past performance, corporate capabilities statements), as requested.
Education & Qualifications
Desired Skills and Experience:
- At least three years of Food Nutrition Background
- At least three years working with the SNAP Program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
- At least three years of working with the USDA
- Highly organized, detail-oriented and able to work in fast-paced environment.
- Project management skills and experience with increasing levels of complexity and responsibility
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills; substantial writing experience, including experience with grant or proposal writing
- Ability to handle areas of delegated responsibility independently--initiating action and following through
- Must be able to work well with others in a team environment and meet established deadlines
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools.
- Bachelor’s degree required in Nutrition and or Health related background
- Master’s Degree preferred Nutrition and or Health related background