Employment Posting – Manager of Grants and Project Control

The Detroit Transportation Corporation (DTC) is the owner and operator of the downtown Detroit People Mover (DPM) system, an elevated, automated light rail transit system in downtown Detroit.

The DTC is currently seeking experienced transit professionals with an interest in a unique opportunity in the following area:

Manager of Grants and Project Control

Job Summary: This position is responsible for the timely administration and management of all federal, state and local grants, coordination of capital improvement program and projects. Responsible for Corporate compliance with applicable Federal and State grant regulations, agreements, and codes. Serves as liaison with FTA and MDOT representatives; Analyzes the funding needs of the Authority, assist with budget development, monitors the spending of capital projects undertaken by the organization; monitors grants to ensure maximum utilization of available funds and adherence to guidelines. Prepares a variety of reports, grant proposals, and project descriptions for project inclusion in the region’s Transportation Improvement Program on a routine basis. Responsible for oversight of capital projects, a variety of contractual financial data, contract oversight, grant reconciliation. Provides advice and recommendations on policy, administrative, and managerial issues; Performs other duties of a similar nature as may be required.

Requirements: Applicants must have a Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business or Public Administration, (Master’s Degree preferred). Applicants must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in a progressively responsible position working with public sector grant programs, or senior level management. Requires a thorough knowledge of regulations relating to Federal and State grant programs; contract and budget administration; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel software applications. Applicants must have strong oral and written communication skills.

Human Resources Manager
Detroit Transportation Corporation
535 Griswold, Ste. #400
Detroit, MI 48226
e-mail: applicant@thepeoplemover.com
fax: 313-628-0129

An Equal Opportunity Employer


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