Grants Development & Management Sr. Consultant - 8993

Washington, DC

Grants Development & Management Sr. Consultant - 8993

This Opportunity

Be involved in projects with our Advisory Services Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Grants Development & Management Sr. Consultant in our Washington DC office and all continental US locations. This position could have the option to work remotely and/or in-office for a major East Coast multi-modal transportation authority.
WSP’s Grants Development & Management group supports our clients in planning, preparing, winning, and managing competitive grant funding from federal, state, and local sources. We offer clients the technical and strategic experience to select the most competitive projects for funding and develop compelling grant applications.

Your Impact

  • Support clients in the day-to-day management of active grants, specifically with the compliance and reporting requirements of U.S Department of Transportation (USDOT) / Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants.
  • Develop grants and design funding strategy for public infrastructure projects, on behalf of clients, and in collaboration with the Advisory team and other WSP practice groups;
  • Contribute to business development activities in pursuit of grant support consultant contracts;
  • Contribute to client engagement and foster client relationships; current with trends, opportunities, etc 
  • Manage and mentor junior consultants working on grants
  • Serve as task lead / key staff for grant assistance contracts; manage scope, schedule, and budget
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of federal policy and grant guidelines
  • Provide grant writing and funding strategy support for infrastructure projects
  • Actively contribute to client relationships (both internally and externally)
  • Support the professional growth of our junior consultants within the Grants Development & Management group

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Grant writing experience for government and non-profit programs
  • FTA TrAMS grant experience 
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A demonstrated passion for supporting clients with pursuing grants 
  • Familiarity with  USDOT, other federal, state and local as well as non-profit  competitive grant programs.
  • Grants management experience
  • Post Graduate Education (Graduate Level Courses Short Courses, Masters, PhD)
  • Active member of local professional organizations

Compensation and Benefits:

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

Expected Salary: $110,900 - $130,000

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.