Grants Management Specialist

Department Of Housing And Urban Development Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Duties




This position is located in the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH).

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As a Grants Management Specialist, you will:

  • Act as a government technical monitor and participate in government technical evaluation panels and pre-proposal conferences.

  • Participate in the preparation of cost estimates, statements of work, reporting requirements, proposal instructions and evaluation criteria.

  • Conduct market research and provide advice on any matters concerning solicitation and the reasonable need for proposed costs.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per month

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

1109 Grants Management

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

This position is located in the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH). PIH's mission is to provide low-income families affordable housing opportunities as they transition to self-sufficiency and homeownership. PIH oversees the administration of HUD's Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Section 8 Rental Assistance, and Native American Programs through a staff of Headquarters and Field employees. The field structure for PIH consists of 29 Hub Offices and 16 Program Centers that provide oversight, direct monitoring, and coordination for approximately 4,200 public housing authorities.


You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience:For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

  • evaluating grantee proposals, plans and justifications; and
  • providing grant related technical guidance to internal and external stakeholders ; AND
  • negotiating and awarding grant or cooperative agreements.


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Grants Management Specialist

Department Of Housing And Urban Development