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Grants Analyst

Req #: 200882
Location: Arlington, VA US
Job Category: Project and Program Management
Security Clearance: Secret
Clearance Status: Must Be Current

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

You will serve as a senior program analyst for grants programs on a range of complex activities requiring application of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for assessment of complex management processes, systems and mission support programs.

You will provide specialized support to the Department of Defense (DoD) Basic Research Office (BRO) in support of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OASD(R&E)) and the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research (ODASD(R)). Supports oversight and program management of science and technology (S&T) to solve current and future challenges for the Department of Defense (DoD). The ODASD(R) requires highly specialized technical, program, and administrative support services to achieve its mission.

More About the Role:

You will provide support required to manage and execute efforts in the Basic Research Office. The support activities include:

  • Maintain broad situational awareness of research and development efforts involving the BRO; Prepare draft papers to include: weekly reports, information papers, action memoranda, emails, and other Basic Research program documents;
  • Provide management support for functions related research business policy and procedures, including DoD and interagency grants policy;
  • Provide background information and analysis to assist BRO in advocating for consistent and streamlined government-wide interagency research administration and grants policy;
  • Assist drafting and editing the Defense Grant and Agreement Regulatory System (DGARS) which includes updates to the DoD Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARs) and other DoD issuances to include the DoD Research Misconduct Instruction), in part to reflect the current administrations’ fundamental objectives of transparency and accountability, but also to reflect other legal and regulatory changes;
  • Provide analysis and decision support to leadership/management in areas such as: grants and other instruments; indirect costs at universities, non-profit organizations, and other related performers; DoD and government-wide policies for award and administration of those instruments and related electronic business practices;
  • Assist with resolving troublesome grants and research contracts clause issues as they relate to universities; and
  • Assist in analyzing and collecting data to support DoD’s annual submission to the National Science Foundation (NSF) survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to universities, colleges, and nonprofit institutions and the Survey for Federal Funds for Research Development.


You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

-Five (5) years’ recent and relevant experience. Requires In-depth knowledge of the DoDGARs, the DoD Research Misconduct Instruction, and associated government wide statutes, Executive Orders (EOs), Office of Management Budget (OMB) Circulars, and other policies;

-Requires demonstrated progressive responsibility in project management positions supporting the DoD science and technology enterprise. Knowledge and experience in grants support and grants policy required. Excellent communication skills, unstructured verbal interactions, briefings, and meeting moderation; and, ability to work independently with both junior and senior staff in a distributed environment while maintaining a strong commitment to deliverable scheduled. Demonstrated success in the conception and execution of new projects (i.e., no pre-existing business processes), and without detailed guidance from the client; and

-Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. A Bachelor’s degree in scientific, technical, business management, or other related discipline is preferred. Degree requirement waived in lieu of significant recent and relevant work experience: minimum of five (5) years’ active duty military or minimum of ten (10) years’ experience.

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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