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Grants Manager, Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control (TSUPC)

Do you have a background in grant management? Are you interested in a rewarding career with our Public Health Division? Then this is the right opportunity for you to join our team. Read on…..

MCD Global Health is a nonprofit global health organization recognized in the United States and around the world as a leader, innovator, and trusted partner.

Our Vision & Mission:
We envision a world in which all people have access to high quality and enduring solutions to improve and maintain their health and well-being. MCD aspires to be a premier partner of choice and an internationally recognized leader, innovator, and trusted partner in applied, cross-national public health solutions. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of people worldwide through enduring, high-quality, cost-effective, and universally accessible public health solutions.

We are looking to bring on board a Grants Manager, who is responsible for the oversight and coordination of all Federal grants for the Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control (TSUPC) Program at the Maine CDC. The Grants Manager is responsible for coordinating grant applications, reporting, no cost extensions, budgets etc. with the TSUPC Program Managers. Program Managers are responsible for content area expertise. The Grant Manager is responsible for the coordination of grant oversight and responsibilities. The Grant Manager is responsible for the review of invoices received from grant vendors, coding invoices to be paid from the correct funding source and ensuring grant funds are spent appropriately and within the appropriate timeframes. The Program Manager provides the final approval of the invoices.

This position will be a hybrid position with at least two days physically onsite in the Augusta Maine CDC office.

Essential Job Functions:
• Develop and maintain a Grants Report which shall outline all grant requirements, due dates, completion etc.
• Research new grant opportunities.
• Assist in writing grants.
• Coordinate grant applications, reporting, no cost extensions, budgets etc. with Program Managers.
• Assist Program Managers and Program Director in developing grant budgets.
• Monitor grant budgets and ensure funding is spent appropriately and within the required time frames.
• Review grant invoices and code the funding, monitor payment of invoices etc.
• Other tasks as assigned.

The successful candidate will bring solid experience in grant writing. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a diverse team focused on growing our impact in the public health field.

Knowledge, Qualifications and Skills:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social Work or a closely related field.
• Grant writing experience.
• A minimum of one (1) year experience with grant management, including collaboration with programmatic experts, oversight of deadlines, submission of applications, reporting, budgets etc.
• A minimum of one (1) year experience managing approved budgets.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Strong organizational skills and the flexibility and ability to manage time and multiple tasks independently.
• Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn other programs necessary to perform the job.

Position Type: Full Time
Level: Mid-level
Location: Maine CDC, 286 Water St. Augusta, ME 04333

Application Requirements:
An updated CV and cover letter (including salary expectations) should be sent to: mcdjobs2@mcd.org. Include MCDPH-307 when submitting an application.

Position will be open until filled.

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MCD requires all employees to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, unless entitled to a medical or religious exemption. Do not provide information about whether you are seeking an exemption from the vaccination requirement unless and until you receive a conditional offer of employment from MCD.


Please reference position MCDPH-307 when submitting your application.