Grant Coordinator - USA

Place: Joliet

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Job Description

Innovative manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles
Leader in transportation electrification in North America
It’s us!
Every day, in our own way, we help improve our environment and our society.

Come build the future with us!

Why you should join our team

  • You’ll work in an exciting and constantly evolving work environment (you won’t get bored with us)!
  • We totally understand. Your family and your health come first!
  • Your hours are flexible, and we trust you!
  • We are really opened to having employees working remotely – we know it works!
  • We offer (rock-solid) insurance coverage, and a great employee assistance program!
  • At Lion, your career potential is limitless!

 

Under the leadership of the Grants Director, the Grants Coordinator will participate in the drafting of responses to calls for tenders, while taking the lead for some of them, by determining the approach, the documents to be used and the specifications of the vehicles to be verified.


As part of your daily work, you would have to:

  • Participate in the drafting of responses to calls for tenders, while taking the initiative for some of them: determining the approach, the documents to be used and the specifications of the vehicles to be verified.
  • Produce documents on the commercial approach towards a market, towards an association which distributes the grants or incentives, or towards the politicians who establish the legislature.
  • Be able to provide a technical analysis of specifications and produce the answers to questions.
  • Be able to transform an idea, a strategy or a direction into an internal or external presentation or document.
  • Monitor all grant opportunities across USA primarily and provide a supporting role for the Canadian market research.
  • Identify new funding opportunities, contacts in prominent positions able to favor the adoption of funding for electric vehicles, etc.
  • Maintain constant contact with the people responsible for the various grant programs applicable to Lion.
  • Assist the grant coordinator with migrating and update all documents from outdated platforms used previously.
  • Assist with the creation of grant brochures for each state and update all existing documents that demonstrate the steps to follow for each grant.
  • Register and verify passwords for all state platforms that award and publish calls for tenders as well as finding new platforms for Lion to register on.
  • Validate contact lists by state and by vehicle type.
  • Improve monitoring tools and processes in place.
  • Participate in the drafting of responses to tenders, while also taking the lead on some of the RFP responses: determine approach, documents to be used and vehicle specifications to be verified.
  • Participate in the drafting of quotes for the sales department.
  • Execute any other related tasks.

If you read our description this far, it means you’re interested! Read on…

What you need to succeed in this position:

Knowledge

  • Ability to research information.
  • English - first language.

Skills

  • Innate sense of planning, initiative, dynamism and creativity.
  • Have excellent communication skills with any third parties.
  • Demonstrate exceptional skills in contact with the public.

Aptitudes and Attitudes

  • Demonstrate autonomy, good judgment and have a sense of thoroughness, responsibility and discretion.
  • Demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and tolerance to stress.
  • Teamwork oriented.

Studies and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or in relevant field.
  • 2-5 years of experience in a grant application and/or project management.
  • Work being done remotely; candidate can live anywhere in the USA.

We can’t wait to talk with you!

Job Benefits

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Group insurance coverage
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Recognition of years of service
  • Access to professional development
  • Competitive salaries
  • Exceptional work environment
  • Possibility to work remotely

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