Grants Management Consultant (Post-Award)


Who We Seek:

  • Passion Seekers: You genuinely care about the work that you do and its impact on society.
  • Self-Starters: You’re a go-getter who isn’t afraid to step up and disrupt the status quo.
  • Entrepreneurs: You bring fresh ideas to the table, work hard, and consistently seek new challenges.
  • Collaborators: You’re a great contributor to a high performing team.



  • This fulltime, permanent position is remote and does not require travel
  • Competitive salary increased yearly for cost of living and annual bonus potential
  • Fantastic healthcare benefits and 401k 4% match that begins on day one of employment
  • Healthy Work/Life balance: 11 paid federal holidays and unlimited PTO
  • Clearly defined career path with attractive career growth opportunities


What You Will Do:

Attain Partners is searching for a remote Post-Award Grants Management Consultant who can effectively lead and manage activities surrounding business solutions impacting cost reimbursement, grants and contracts award management, business process modernization, technology implementations, and change management for higher education institutions and not-for-profits. We are looking for experienced individuals with background in grant management, finance and process improvement to work in a challenging consulting environment serving Higher Education Institutions and Non-Profits.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Review, draft, and submit grant proposals and supporting contracts.
  • Work closely with University Staff to support post-award functions
  • Develop relationships with University Staff and Principal Investigators
  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise related to the operating environment of major business functions across a University
  • Provides leadership to both consulting and client personnel to identify, quantify, and implement strategic recommendations
  • Lead the development and implementation of surveys, interview questionnaires and client presentation deliverables
  • Conduct comprehensive analyses and application of federal, state, local, and private grants
  • Submit funding applications based on client specifications and funding-specific requirements
  • Track submission negotiations and follow-up as needed to ensure the timely processing of all grants and contracts
  • Lead team efforts in developing solutions to client challenges across major business functions
  • Support new business development
  • Communicate effectively (written and verbal) to a variety of audiences, including C-suite client leadership



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience in Higher Education grants management, accounting, finance and/or management consulting.
  • Experience working with Higher Education Institutions or Non-Profits.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a project team
  • Demonstrates ability to stay current in certifications, training and industry trends and practices
  • Embraces entrepreneurial spirit in work through recognizing and capitalizing on opportunities to improve the organization
  • Ability to recognize personal skills, abilities, limitations, and strengths, taking appropriate action to pursue developmental activities to strengthen skills and experience
  • Effective written and verbal communications a must, with presentation experience
  • Experience with managing and leading teams



  • Master's Degree preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to build trusted advisor relationships with clients
  • Experience supporting sales and business development


About Us:

Attain Partners is a place for great ideas and the people who have them. As a management, technology, and strategy consulting firm, our professionals provide innovative solutions to revolutionize government, education, health, and nonprofit organizations and positively impact those they serve. We are business analysts, technologists, digital strategists, managers of change, and forward thinkers, with the entrepreneurial drive to shape the future. Our team is present in 35 states and the District of Columbia.

Visit  to explore your path forward with Attain Partners. 

Attain Partners is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • College/University
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  • Sponsored Projects/Programs
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Grants and Contracts
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