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Federal IT Proposal/IT Grant Writing Project Manager - Frankfort, KY

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Date: Dec 25, 2018

Location: Frankfort, KY, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 36409 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Federal IT Proposal/IT Grant Writing Project Manager - Frankfort, KY to join our team in Frankfort, Kentucky (US-KY), United States (US).



​We are currently seeking experienced candidates for the position of Project Manager/Supervising Writer for Medicaid related IT projects funded through Advanced Planning Documents (Federal Grants) in Frankfort, Kentucky.


Primary Responsibilities Include, but not limited to:

  • Combination of computer and critical thinking skills.
  • Maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion is essential.
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents.
  • Review operating practices and implement improvements where necessary.
  • Management of writers and budget staff.
  • Monitor, track, and document all APDs from initiation to approval.
  • Maintain SharePoint site for APD tracking.
  • Coordinate activities for staff ensuring utilization of time and skill sets.
  • Management reporting.
  • Technical understanding and leadership skills to achieve goals, obtain subject matter expert input and ownership of documents.
  • Develop and maintain federal proposals (similar to grants), reports, and planning documents within required timelines.
  • Work closely with agency management and project teams to gain an understanding of project and related requirements in order to develop appropriate proposal document content.
  • Organize material and complete writing assignments according to agency standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Work with subject matter experts to develop content for documents and facilitate document review meetings for submission to federal sponsors on behalf of the state.     
  • Perform detailed writing, editing and proofreading of required supporting documentation.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years' experience writing grant and /or business and technical proposals and information technology planning and requirements documentation.
  • 3+ years' Project Management experience


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of recent, relevant work experience.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Logistical Coordinator with writing background.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Product Suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio).
  • Significant writing, proofreading, and editing skills.
  • Experience utilizing time management capabilities in high-stress writing environments.
  • Must be well organized and possess excellent team building, and communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior writing experience working in or for a government environment.
  • Budgeting knowledge preferred.
  • Working knowledge of government regulations as they pertain to the grant proposal and Advance Planning document writing process.
  • Prior experience preparing healthcare information technology proposals or working in the healthcare technology environment.
  • Prior experience in a procurement environment.
  • Management experience.


Key Competencies

  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Communication skills
  • Information gathering and monitoring skills
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Judgment and decision-making ability
  • Initiative
  • Confidentiality
  • Team member
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adaptability
  • Background in leadership/management
  • An in-person interview is preferred.


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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