Grants Management Specialist – Washington, D.C. (Clearance Mandatory) job – Tetra Tech – Washington, DC

Tetra Tech, a leader in consulting, engineering, environmental science and technical services worldwide has a challenging and immediate opportunity for a highly motivated professional in our growing Pro-telligent business unit. We are a diverse company, embracing talented individuals with expertise in project management, subject matter, global health, engineering, construction, safety, security, and information technology. Our strength lies in collectively teaming together to provide integrated services delivering the best solutions to meet our clients’ needs locally and around the world.

PRO-telligent, A TetraTech Company, is seeking a

Secret Cleared Grants Management Specialist

for a Department of State position in

Washington, D.C.


The individual will work with USG Grants Officers (GOs) and Project Officers (POs) on all stages of the award process to ensure efficient and accurate communication with grantees.

This includes communicating with the grantee during the pre-award phase on behalf of the GO and PO, setting up and organizing meetings between POs, GOs and grantees, assisting with award closeout, and other duties as assigned.

The office typically advertises 7-10 requests for applications for Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) per year.

Most NOFO s receive between 50-100 application responses, each of which need to be logged and prepared for review panelists.

Once applications have been logged, review panels are developed requiring facilitating travel for some panelists.

The individual shall be responsible for organizing and managing all aspects of the review panel process which on average is ten to fifteen annually.

A Grants Management Specialist is expected to support the entire award lifecycle process by providing technical assistance, timely and effective budget negotiation services and award (or amendment) documentation preparation and support in the development of Statements of Work (SOWs), assist GOs and POs with the development and management of awards incorporating goals and evaluation schedules.

A Grants Management Specialist is expected to assist GOs and POs in executing all of the award actions, which include facilitating grantees access to the current grant database system, facilitating grantees travel and payment authorizations, and providing support for award file documentation and the award closeout process.


Minimum Requirements

US Secret Clearance Mandatory (interim Secret is acceptable)

Bachelor’s Degree

with a Master’s Degree strongly preferred

3 years of relevant experience

Prior USG experience is preferred but not mandatory

Working knowledge of Department of State management operations preferred.

Must possess strong language skills.

Working knowledge of USG computer systems, classified and unclassified networks, office equipment, and administrative practices.

Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint).

Able to work independently, remain calm under pressure and tight deadlines, and work well with others.

Company Information

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer a competitive full range compensation package including; company subsidized medical, vision, dental and prescription coverage; company paid life insurance and long-term disability; 401 (k); employee stock purchase plan and so much more!

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration submit your resume to Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements.

Tetra Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: 703-414-5593.




Primary Location


United States-DC-US-Washington



174 PRT




Job Posting


Jul 14, 2017, 9:53:54 AM

Job Closing Date



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