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Director of Proposals and Grant Management

Director of Proposals and Grant Management - Job Description

Company: emocha Mobile Health Inc.

Position: Director of Proposals and Grant Management

Status: Full-time

Location: Baltimore, Maryland



emocha Mobile Health Inc. is on a mission to solve medication non-adherence.  We’re a diverse team of designers, technologists, researchers, and public health enthusiasts committed to building high-impact technology that helps patients get better faster.


About the role

The Director of Proposals and Grant Management is responsible for leading internal and external project management efforts regarding the response to funding opportunities and successful implementation of research projects led by emocha and our partners.



Job description


Proposal Development & Grants Administration

  • Analyze requirements for federal government Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs), Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs), NIH SBIR Program opportunities, and other solicitations

  • Create fully compliant templates with complex formatting and styles that adhere to the instructions from the solicitation

  • Write grant proposals and collaborate with team members and outside consultants where specific expertise is required

  • Review proposals, reports, and presentations to ensure consistency, continuity, and quality

  • Verify that final proposal submissions comply with solicitation requirements (formatting, content, page count, schedule, costs, deliverables, and milestones) while following corporate standards, format, and template styles

  • Coordinate between technical and administrative staff about financial and contractual inputs

  • Develop, update, and maintain boilerplate content in consultation with marketing and communications

  • Act as the focal point of contact for proposal submissions, and track ongoing reviews by technical and administrative staff

  • Take responsibility for the entire production of proposal documents, including copying, binding, and/or uploading to a website

  • Track and monitor the status of proposal reviews and cost inputs. Ensure accuracy between technical and cost volumes

  • Maintain and enter data into HubSpot 

  • Modify Adobe Acrobat documents and forms

Project Management


  • Coordinates implementation of multiple projects

  • Assists emocha to ensure project quality and performance, and tracks performance against project timelines, budgets, objectives, and deliverables

  • Communicates with emocha Executive Leadership regarding deliverables and programmatic tasks and issues, as needed

  • Liaises with project clients and partners to ensure consistent and timely implementation of project scopes

  • Responds to inquiries and concerns from project clients and partners as needed

  • Designs, implements, and coordinates specific project activities

  • Organizes meetings and calls among project clients and partners

  • Contributes to technical conversations about how to enhance research and project products and their functions

  • Provides implementation support (e.g. training sessions, customer success) to new project clients and partners to acquaint them with the emocha platform and other products

  • Develops technical guidance and resource documents on the emocha app and any innovations introduced, and assist with the implementation of new functionalities

  • Provides progress reports to sponsors and project stakeholders

  • Contributes to project management in areas such as troubleshooting, preparing work plans and other project deliverables

  • Coordinates with other emocha business units such as the Product, Tech, Communications and Marketing, Finance, and  Operations teams 

  • Helps draft, edit, and review reports, briefing papers, press releases, presentations, and other print materials as necessary for one or multiple projects in coordination with other emocha business units




  • At least three years of experience in project management in support or SBIR or NIH Grant process management, coordination, and/or implementation (REQUIRED)

  • At least a bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree in public health, social sciences, or a related field preferable

  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated project management abilities

  • Familiarity with academic and non-profit medical research organizations, commercial research organizations, health care service delivery organizations, and public health agencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to problem-solve independently and work within a team under tight deadlines

  • Ability to prepare reports and provide information to management in a timely matter



  • Competitive salary
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holiday Leave
  • Health, dental, vision, commuter and other benefits
  • 401K retirement savings plan


About emocha:


We’re on a mission to solve medication adherence. We combine world-class science, technology, and design to empower every patient to take their medication. Our team includes passionate and talented individuals and our platform has been used by health departments, clinics, hospitals, and ministries of health across the country and the world.


We carefully hire the best talent we can find, which means actively seeking diversity of beliefs, backgrounds, education, and ways of thinking. We believe in reflecting the diversity of our customers, and their patients, in our team. We strive to build an inclusive culture where differences are celebrated and leveraged to inform better design and business decisions. emocha is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental ability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, military or veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws.


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