To provide project management, oversight and administrative support to the Gene Editing Institute specifically in grants management and daily business operations, including other administrative duties to ensure consistency with GEI strategy, commitments and goals.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Management oversight starting from the preparation of the submission through the life of the contract/grant including:
Determines feasibility of each new project including obtaining pricing; pricing out services and putting third party vendor contracts in place if needed;
Negotiates contract finances with industry, federal and other funding agencies;
Responsible for contract/grants creation, review and approval with Legal and OSP;
Works with CCHS grants administration staff to assure that projects meet CCHS signatory process standards and that documentation is signed by CCHS senior leadership;
Prepares and assembles all required forms for the proposal process including those that are federal and industry/private, or nonprofit agency driven;
Assures that proposals and contracts are compliant with funding guidelines;
Leads planning and implementation of all projects;
Supports and provides direction to GEI researchers working on collaborative projects with Commercial, International, University, internal and private entities;
Is the contact person for all GEI Research contracts and grant funded programs;
Works with the Principal Investigator/Senior Scientist in leading the proposal writing and submission process of proposals for project support;
Is a liaison between GEI researchers and those researchers from other institutions who are working on a proposal or project;
Responsible for the quarterly complex-audit required of the International Collaboration agency for Gene Editing development.
Collaborates with the GEI Director of Operations and the HFGCC Finance Office to assure that all project budgets meet the needs of the program and department;
Assures that reporting requirements are met and that billing has been done and is accurate;
Tracks contracts budgets and spendowns to assure spending is following contractual obligation;
Reviews all related effort assignment of personnel to each project to track for Federal Grants;
Support ongoing evaluation of financial feasibility for all GEI contracts and research;
Responsible for Hyperion oversight and review of GEI cost centers;
Works with grantees to process contract amendments when required for deliverables and or dates of services;
Develops cost of program services to be offered to outside customers;
Develops policies and procedures for Gene Editing Institute;
Attends GEI meetings as required;
Has oversight and management of all student researchers working on various research projects;
Prepares GEI annual budget and does a monthly review of spending with GEI's Director Operations;
Works with the Director of GEI with HR issues including hiring, performance reviews, and other staff support issues;
Provides office management support and other CCHS partners, both internal and external;
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to Coordinator, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury;
Performs other related duties as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Accounting or Business Administration with 3-5 years' experience in program and contract management grant administration. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge and experience in Federal grants submission and administration is a plus.
Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, Word, Access, and others as applicable.
Knowledge of general ledger process.
Knowledge of business office practices.
Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures and operations.
Ability to use personal computer.
Ability to plan, organize and handle various tasks simultaneously.
Ability to maintain confidential information and materials.
Ability to act independently within established guidelines.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with a variety of daily contacts.
Ability to exercise judgment, tact and diplomacy.
Skills in oral and written communication.
Internal Number: JR51140
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