• Grants Management Specialist

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/13/2020 3:45 PM)
    Job ID
    2020-17630
    Category
    Research Administration
    Type
    full time
    Grade
    21
    Location : Address
    450 Brookline Ave
    Location : City
    Boston
  • Overview

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is looking for a strong Grants Management Specialist to provide fiscal and administrative management to our growing Research Imaging group.  We are looking for an experienced Grant Manager to work within the Department to provide support and guidance to our faculty in preparing grant applications (Sponsored Research) and in managing their financial portfolio (Finance/HR) for both basic and clinical research.

     

    Responsibilities

    Sponsored Research includes identifying funding opportunities and preparing applications for grants in compliance with sponsor guidelines and Institute standards for excellence and timeliness.  This includes the development of budgets and budget justifications as well as the coordination of progress reports throughout the life of the grant.

     

    Finance/HR includes managing funds associated with grants, gifts, core facilities, Institutional funds, clinical trials and industry supported projects.  This position provides financial reports, guidance, analysis and support to faculty on all aspect of their funding while ensuring compliance with sponsor and Institute guidelines.  In addition, this role is responsible for coordinating with Human Resources for personnel recruitment and onboarding.

     

    This is an exciting opportunity for the appropriate candidate to foster professional and supportive working relationships with faculty and colleagues throughout the Institute.  In addition to the grant management responsibilities described above, the position will assist in developing business plans, supporting facility needs and partnering with the Department Administrator on special projects as the need arise.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Sponsored Research experience required.
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills are necessary.
    • Stellar financial reporting and analytical skills are of utmost importance.
    • Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to work with a wide variety of faculty and staff.
    • Expectations are to manage most accounts independently, but to proactively seek guidance as needed.
    • General computer skills include working with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook.

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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