Director, Program Compliance – Climate United

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About Climate United 

Climate United will use funding from the EPA under the Inflation Reduction Act to rapidly deploy low- and zero-emission products, technologies, and services to all American communities in order to (1) reduce GHG emissions and other forms of air pollutants; (2) bring direct benefits to American communities in the form of energy security, energy savings, cleaner air, and quality jobs; and (3) transform the capital markets so they can drive an equitable clean energy transition at scale. Visit Climate United (weareclimateunited.org) for more information. Climate United will focus its investments in Distributed Power Generation and Storage, Building Decarbonization and Electric Transportation. Calvert Impact, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit (“Calvert Impact”), is sole member of Climate United. The successful candidate will be employed by Calvert Impact or one of its subsidiaries.

 

Job Description

Climate United Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit (“Climate United”), is seeking a full-time Director of Program Compliance to lead the development and execution of a comprehensive compliance program for our federal grant initiatives. Reporting to the VP, Compliance & Grants Management, the Director of Program Compliance will play a pivotal role in ensuring adherence to programmatic requirements and statutory obligations, thereby safeguarding the integrity of our grant-funded projects.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the development and execution of Climate United’s strategy against the Design and implement a program compliance framework to address programmatic and statutory requirements, including procurement, cost-accounting, reporting, and oversight of subrecipients.
  • Liase with EPA Project Officer, fostering productive relationships and facilitating effective communication on compliance matters.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including finance, risk management, and legal, to integrate compliance measures into program management processes.
  • Lead and mentor a team of compliance professionals, providing guidance and support to ensure effective program implementation.
  • Conduct regular reviews and assessments of program compliance controls, identifying areas for enhancement and improvement.
  • Stay abreast of changes in federal regulations and grant requirements, and proactively adapt compliance strategies as needed.
  • Cultivate a culture of compliance and ethics within the organization, promoting awareness and understanding of compliance obligations among staff members.

 

Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in program compliance or federal grant management, preferably in a nonprofit or government setting.
  • Thorough understanding of relevant federal regulations, including 2 CFR Part 200 and OMB circulars, governing grant-funded programs.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing compliance programs in complex organizational environments.
  • Strong leadership skills with a proven track record of managing and developing high-performing teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, with the capacity to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to align compliance initiatives with organizational objectives and mission.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; advanced certification or degree preferred.
  • Passionate about the mission and work of Climate United, Calvert Impact, and committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Willingness to travel up to 30%, primarily within the US, and ability to work from the Washington, DC area or be willing to come into the office quarterly for team collaboration.

 

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