Grants Management Consultant

Consulting Washington, District Of Columbia


HWC is looking for consultants with expertise in grants management, process improvement and communications. Successful applicants walk the line between business and technology, are intellectually curious, self-starters, and excel in ambiguous and changing environments.

What You Will be Doing:

  • Providing consultative support and recommendations to a federal client in soliciting, evaluating, awarding, managing and administering grants
  • Using financial, administrative, business and negotiation procedures
  • Supporting, and possibly leading, projects or tasks using project management methods
  • Identifying and clearly communicating opportunities for process streamlining to inform executive-level decision makers and support their decision-making
  • Quickly building and maintaining effective working relationships with government points of contact and other HWC teammates.

Most Relevant Skills:

  • Working knowledge of grants management concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Consulting and problem-solving skills
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis and reporting
  • Communications and stakeholder engagement
  • Creativity

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 – 8 years of experience working with Federal grants and/or cooperative agreements (internships applicable)
  • US Citizenship
  • “Clean” criminal and financial/credit record enabling a successful U.S. government “Public Trust” background investigation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Federal and/or commercial management consulting experience, particularly with Small Business Administration and/or Federal Emergency Management Agency grants programs
  • Task or project management experience
  • Experience working with Federal government grants management processes and systems. Experience with PRISM Grants is particularly desirable.

About HWC

HWC believes in changing the world for good. We are a multidisciplinary firm headquartered in Washington, DC that helps mission-driven partners inside and outside government create meaningful, durable change.

We also believe in creating a vibrant culture where our employees can collaborate, explore new ideas and grow professionally. Specialized communities of practice, a flexible career growth model, social gatherings, philanthropic initiatives, virtual brown bags, and numerous grassroots initiatives complement a comprehensive benefits program designed with our employees’ needs in mind. HWC is a welcoming community that is stronger because of our team’s diverse backgrounds and experiences. Visit to learn more about being part of HWC.