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    This is a Senior Executive Service (SES) position located within FEMA Grant Programs Directorate (GPD).  This position will report directly to the Assistant Administrator for the Grant Programs Directorate. 

    The incumbent is charged with managing a robust Grants Management Modernization Program Office and Grants Policy organization to standardize and centralize FEMA's grant management, oversight, and administration.

    The incumbent performs the following duties:

    • Prescribes and directs the development of policies, regulations, and procedures governing all aspects of the Agency's grants and assistance systems and policies within the framework of applicable laws and regulations.  
    • Administers and directs the overall success of the Grants Modernization Program Management Office (PMO) including the coordination of discretionary program development. 
    • Serves as the focal point through which all Grants systems and policy receive effective central coordination and decision with FEMA.
    • Plans and coordinates the development of Grants Management national policy, strategy, program analysis, evaluation, audit and performance management for the Federal Emergency Management Agency that is consistent with the Administration’s and Department’s policy positions.
    • Serves as the Agency representative on interdepartmental committees and organizations related to grants and assistance.
    • Represents FEMA before Congress on grant and assistance activities of interest to the legislative branch. Maintains liaison with industry and university business groups.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/539056600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.