Grants Management Analyst

Washington, DC
Aug 22, 2021
Sep 16, 2021
Full Time
Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world's largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

AARP Foundation is AARP's 501 c3 charitable affiliate. We are a public charity with revenue from federal agencies, corporations, foundations and individuals. AARP Foundation's vision is a country free of poverty where no older person feels vulnerable. Staff are located in Washington DC and throughout the US.

Every year, AARP Foundation helps millions of struggling older adults 50 and over win back opportunity by being a force for change on the most serious issues they face each day. Through the Foundation's many groundbreaking and innovative programs and services, we create and advance effective solutions to meet their basic needs for nutritious food, safe and affordable housing, adequate income and much-needed personal connections.

The Grants Management Analyst is part of the Grants team with a focus on ensuring sound grant management and compliance, timely program and financial reporting, and analysis of agreements and project deliverables. The Analyst will oversee a diverse grant portfolio.

The Grants Management Analyst manages the grant lifecycle for a portfolio of external grants, including activities related to the Application, Award, Accountability and Assessment of grants. The Analyst will also assist with compliance and reporting activities for government grants.

Oversees identification of potential programs and grantees that align with AARP Foundation strategic objectives, through competitions and landscape analysis via competitive or directed grants.
Manages the review and due diligence process for prospective grantees and provides recommendations for funding.
Oversees drafting and negotiations of grant agreements.
Conducts necessary financial and programmatic review.
Ensures metrics and performance data are accurately and timely captured.
Serves as the relationship manager with identified grantees.
Assist grantees with using AARP Foundation systems.
Analyzes grant program data to identify trends and provide recommendations for new processes to identify and manage external grants.
Assists with the development of private and government grant reports (for funds received by AARP Foundation).
Assists with review of government subgrantee financial reports.
Assists with field and desk compliance monitoring.
Administers disaster relief grantmaking.
Support the development and revision of job-aides and procedural guides

At least (3) years relevant analytical or compliance experience in the nonprofit sector or government sector

Direct grants management (as grant recipient and/or grantmaker) experience is preferred

Completion of a Bachelor's degree

Strong organizational skills and obsessive attention to detail

Experience with database systems, preferably Salesforce

Superb verbal and written communication skills

Proven ability to meet multiple deadlines, balance numerous projects, and work independently

Creativity, flexibility, a proactive problem-solving approach, and strong relationship-building skills are essential to success

Commitment to equity, diversity, cultural sensitivity, and community service

Accounting, auditing, or compliance experience is a plus
Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.

At AARP, the health and well-being of our candidates, employees, and members is a top priority. As a result of the COVID pandemic, all interviews will be held virtually and all non-essential employees will continue to work remotely until further notice. AARP has established social distancing policies to ensure the safety of our essential employees.
Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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