NCCIH Chief Grants Management Officer—Supervisory Grants Management Specialist

Application Deadline: September 20, 2021

Supervisory Grants Management Specialist (GS-15)

The Chief Grants Management Officer (also know as "Supervisory Grants Management Specialist") will serve as the direct supervisor to a team of grants management specialists who are responsible for performing the full range of pre­-award, award, and post-award functions involving all grant mechanisms used by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Note: This job is open to current Federal employees at NIH (internal to agency).

Applicants are required to have at least 1 year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in Federal service in the field of grants management.

View specific qualifications and other details on USAJOBS at NIH-NCCIH-IMP-21-11230579.


  • Perform the full range of a variety of complex tasks and special projects, involving grant activities, including pre-application inquiries, pre-award administrative review, negotiation and development of awards, and post-award administration.
  • Provide advice and guidance from the grants management perspective on existing policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Exercise signatory responsibility ensuring that all awards are made in accordance with provisions of applicable Federal statutes and regulations, as well as U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) policies.
  • Lead negotiations of complex grant programs, coordinating and directing the discussions with authorized organizational officials and appropriate representatives from NCCIH, NIH, and HHS, until agreement is reached by all parties.
  • Assume lead responsibility for assigned grants regarding special legal and quasi-legal issues and problems such as terminations, suspensions, withholding support, patents, and/or grantee misconduct allegations.
  • Serve as the NCCIH representative on the NIH Grants Management Advisory Committee.

How To Apply

To apply for this position, please read and follow all instructions in the announcement, complete the online application, and submit the documentation specified in the “Required Documents” section. Your complete application package must be submitted online at USAJOBS by 11:59 p.m. ET on September 20, 2021.

NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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