Senior Grant Administrator

United States
8 months ago
Full time role


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Job Description

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.
Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow? 
Role Description
We seek a Grants Program Manager who will be responsible for managing pursuit, management, reporting, and closeout of grants and other non-dilutive funding. The ideal candidate will have superior organizational skills, great attention to detail and a willingness to roll up their sleeves, and the ability to build relationships across a diverse range of stakeholders. This position will report to the Controller. The Grants Program Manager’s efforts will strengthen Form’s relationships with key funders, streamline grant administration, and keep our organization fiscally sound. Successful grants management will accelerate Form’s mission by helping offset costs of the company’s scale-up efforts.

What You'll Do:

  • Partner cross-functionally across Form to lead preparation of funding applications and coordination of contract negotiations
  • Actively track non-dilutive funding opportunities – including grants, project-related sub-market loans and equity investments, and tax credits – working with other teams across Form to identify and apply for the highest potential opportunities that can accelerate our business
  • Optimize Form’s grant administration process for government and private grants and other sources of non-dilutive funding
  • Build program budgets, monitor expenditure and invoicing, and provide transparent reporting to Form leadership and technical program leads
  • Oversee compliance with funding agreements and applicable regulations, including management of government audits and adherence to required reporting deadlines
  • Coordinate and engage outside service providers, such as grant writers, compliance experts, and auditors
  • Train staff on policies, procedures, and best practices related to spending and compliance

What You'll Bring:

  • Passion for tackling climate change
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in areas that include grant management, program management, or other related areas
  • Experience with government grant-making agencies at the U.S. federal and state levels; familiarity with international funders a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to independently project manage across several parallel, deadline-driven work streams
  • Eagerness to partner with technical and operational teams on tactical and strategic challenges in parallel     
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skillsExperience with budgeting and financial reporting

Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive.
We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page
At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We are developing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems that will enable a reliable and fully-renewable electric ...

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