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Senior Infrastructure Funding & Grants Consultant - Remote

Jacobs Remote
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March 14, 2023
Carson City, Nevada
Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Here at Jacobs, we apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don't settle until we give our best and know that we're making a difference. If you want to join a company invested in you, your success and the global community - join us as a Senior Infrastructure Funding & Grants Consultant to help communities thrive.

In this role, you will support the efforts of our clients (cities, counties, regional authorities, state departments of transportation, transit agencies, and utilities) to secure federal and state funding for their critical projects. You will collaborate with diverse teams at Jacobs such as our federal grants experts, government relations team, transportation and water planners and engineers, economists, resiliency specialists, and many others to understand our clients' infrastructure projects and funding needs, and ultimately to develop competitive federal and state grant applications.

As an expert in federal or state infrastructure funding programs, you will work to understand our clients' capital projects and align them to available funding programs. You will develop federal and state funding strategies for clients, work to prioritize capital projects and will make recommendations on federal and state grant programs that offer the highest potential. You will also lead federal or state grant application efforts, working to hone a project narrative and manage a team of Jacobs professionals to deliver competitive funding proposals. This role will also support the team's business development efforts, helping to market our team's capabilities and communicate the team's experience and value to internal audiences as well as to prospective external clients.

Working together, we'll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future - big and small, global and local.

Specific responsibilities that the Senior Infrastructure Funding and Grants Consultant is envisioned to have include the following:
  • Lead workshops and strategy sessions with clients on their infrastructure funding needs, offering strategic advice on grant pursuit strategies
  • Manage the development of grant applications for a range of federal or state funding programs by leading cross-disciplinary project teams to deliver competitive funding proposals on schedule and within budget
  • Coordinate with colleagues in Jacobs' Economics & Finance practice to integrate the role of grants into overall financial planning strategies that include bonding, taxes, fees and other funding sources for agencies of all sizes
  • Coordinate w/Sales teams/Client Account Managers in some specific geographies in the United States
  • Support mentoring and development of staff through on the job training
  • Lead the formation of inter-disciplinary teams and development scopes of work and budgets for client assignments for at least one primary sector of infrastructure (e.g., water/wastewater, transportation)
  • Lead development of business development supporting materials such as brochures and fact sheets for at least one sector of infrastructure and support development of these materials for other sectors.
Here's What You'll Need:
  • Deep understanding of federal or state infrastructure funding programs and track record of success across one or more of the following sectors: water, transportation, resilience, broadband, and/or renewable energy
  • Understanding of public sector capital planning processes
  • Federal or state grant administration requirements for one or more funding programs
  • Strong writing skills, including the ability to draft report-length project narratives in a professional voice and style, free of spelling or grammatical errors
  • Ability to manage and work within interdisciplinary teams where the technical input from diverse disciplines need to be coordinated, often within short timeframes allowed by the grant agency submittal deadlines
  • Ability to distill key themes and compelling elements of a large infrastructure project and articulate them concisely for an unfamiliar reader
  • Master's degree and minimum of 5 years of professional experience required, with 8+ years preferred.
  • For us, this means creating a culture of belonging where we all thrive by embracing all perspectives. An inclusive culture with many perspectives through diverse backgrounds allows us to leverage knowledge, leadership, and connection to bring forth opportunity, creativity and growth.
A key part of working at Jacobs is to embrace living inclusion and enabling diversity and equity globally.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $92,100 to $220,100 , and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws () and supplemental language () .

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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