Grants and Program Manager
USAID Innovation Design, Execution, And Acceleration Support, Ideas
Posted on 2/21/2023

51-200 employees

Business management consultant
Company Overview
Bixal is a mission-driven organization determined to improve people’s lives through human-centered strategies and transformative technologies. They deliver on this promise by partnering with leading federal agencies to conceive and create powerful data-driven customer experiences.
Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Public Policy
Legal & Compliance
  • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, public administration, public policy, or a related field
  • At least 10 years of experience managing grants on complex international development programs, preferably for USAID
  • At least 5 years of experience managing grants under contract on a global USAID-funded project
  • Strong background in project management, financial management, and organizational development
  • Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking/planning, management, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated experience in managing grant awards and/or working with small and medium size enterprises
  • Be an expert of USAID rules and regulations about Grants Under Contract (GUC)
  • Considerable academic credentials and experience in administrative and financial management as well as managing group dynamics and high-performing teams
  • Must possess experience managing similar multi-faceted projects in the past
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Must be capable of effective oral and written communication in English
  • Oversee the design and management of grants related to open innovation programs and investments
  • Oversee the development of a Grants-Under-Contract's manual that will include grant selection, award and management processes and procedures in accordance with USAID guidelines
  • Oversee the development of work plans and grant milestones, and provide oversight to grants under contract
  • Lead the analysis and evaluation of grant submissions for compliance with USAID regulations
  • Manage the grantees selection process, organize and schedule interviews with selected applicants, and organize and facilitate evaluation committees
  • Manage the due diligence process associated with grant applicants and innovations
  • Review technical and financial proposals from applicants including negotiating annual budgets and review grantee financial expenditure reports for accuracy
  • Ensure effective management of grants and performance monitoring of grantees
  • Oversee the development of reports on grantees performance to USAID
  • Provide financial, contractual, and operational leadership and support to the grantees ensuring contract compliance