LifeLong Medical Care

  • Grants Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Berkeley
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/11/2019 12:00 AM)
  • Overview

    Supporting Community Healthcare is a rewarding role. LifeLong Medical Care is looking for a Grants Manager to work from our Administrative Office in Berkeley. The Grants Manager plays a key role in the achievement of LifeLong’s annual income goal by developing and tracking grant proposals and awards, and managing a portfolio of grants and contracts consistent with strategic priorities. S/he manages relationships with funders, leads or supports development of proposals and implementation planning, and evaluation and reporting for funded programs in collaboration with internal and external partners to ensure that deliverables are met. Prepares qualitative and quantitative grant reports, and ensures compliance with federal, state, local and private grant-related conditions. This position reports to the Director of Planning & Grants Administration.


    This is a full time, exempt, benefit eligible role. 


    Please include a cover letter with your resume and application. 


    LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have 16 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more. LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



    We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan.


    Leads or supports preparation of timely proposals to foundations, corporations and government agencies:

    • Identifies and reviews funding prospects through networking and database and document review.
    • Develops and maintains effective relationships with funders.
    • Leads and collaborates in planning processes to develop proposals and strategic initiatives, including concept development, program planning, literature review and data analysis.
    • Writes, edits, and prepares for submission, government and foundation grant proposals, including demonstration of need for the project, local and national demographics, documentation of utilization trends, and development of work plans, budgets, evaluation plans, logic models and evidence base.

    Leads grants performance monitoring process:

    • Manages system to ensure all monitoring and reporting activities for each grant are in place.
    • Develops effective monitoring process and evaluates its effectiveness.
    • Manages a portfolio of grants and contracts in collaboration with organization, site and program leadership, and addresses relevant interdepartmental needs including but not limited to finance, data analytics, human resources, compliance, or quality improvement.
    • Identifies, engages and works with project leads to ensure launch of grant funded programs in alignment with grant timeline, budget and deliverables.
    • Monitors contract deliverables, and coordinates development and implementation of action plans as needed to meet contract deliverables.
    • Engages finance staff and project leads to monitor grant performance and expenditures in alignment with contract budgets, and prepares qualitative and quantitative reports for funders.

    Conducts research to inform planning process:

    • Analyzes internal, local, regional, national data to identify community trends and issues.
    • Supports development of demand analysis projections, develops data presentations, reports and geographic maps to document needs and services.
    • Creates spreadsheets, maps, tables, maps and graphs.


    Job Requirements          


    • Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Public Health or a related field, or a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and a minimum of 3 years related professional experience.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with planning programs and services related to LifeLong’s mission.
    • Minimum of 3-5 years program development, grant writing and/or evaluation experience within a health care or social service nonprofit or public agency.
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
    • Demonstrated experience developing successful grant proposals or program plans.
    • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, partners and funders.
    • Strong analytical skills -- ability to compile and analyze data using health center and other data sources.
    • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Capacity to remain flexible and to manage deadlines and multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
    • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and accurate.


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