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Temporary Grants Assistant

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

-711786 -Temporary Grants Assistant, Boston, MA, 3 months contract -
Sigma.Inc. is looking for a Temporary Grants Assistant - to work onsite with our team located in Boston, MA. -

This is with Commonwealth of MA and Metropolitan Area Planning Council. Will be required to work onsite at 60 Temple Pl.

Description: -
The Grants Assistant will provide administrative support in the implementation of vital public safety, preparedness, and health related federal grants across Massachusetts. -

Roles and Responsibilities: -
The temporary Grants Assistant will support the development and implementation of federally funded projects that serve to advance emergency preparedness and homeland security efforts across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This is a position where attention to detail is key. Duties involve work in the purchase and contract execution of a variety of supplies, equipment, and professional consulting services required by the Massachusetts Homeland Security Regions and the Region 3 Health and Medical Coordinating Coalition (HMCC). The Assistant will also work with other members of the Municipal Collaboration team to ensure the completion of all mandated reporting requirements for the Homeland Security Regions and the HMCC. -
Specific duties will include:

  • Assist members of the MAPC Municipal Collaboration team with the public procurement and contract execution process for all homeland security and HMCC grant funded projects to include:
  • Drafting procurement documents;
  • Vendor research and outreach; and
  • Processing of purchase orders and contracts.
  • Assist in data entry related to homeland security and HMCC grant reporting requirements, as well as provide inventory tracking support.
  • Assist in the review and processing of vendor invoices and requests from municipal departments for backfill and overtime reimbursement.
  • Provide administrative, general office, system, and project support to the MAPC Municipal Collaboration Team.


    • Candidates must have a minimum of an Associate's degree or 2 years of relevant work experience. -

      The successful applicant will demonstrate all or most of the following skills:

      • Time management and organizational skills;
      • Understanding of multi-step processes and how to work within them in a team environment;
      • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines;
      • Strong communication skills (written and verbal);
      • -A professional demeanor and a positive "can do" attitude, with high customer service standards;
      • Willingness to perform administrative functions as needed, such as filing, photocopying, and database management; and
      • Advanced computer skills including working with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and Adobe.

        This position will require the selected candidate to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, including the Bivalent booster. MAPC is an equal opportunity employer and will consider reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law. -

Keywords: Sigma Inc, Boston , Temporary Grants Assistant, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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