Institution: Harvard University
Location: Boston, MA
Category: Admin – Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Type: Full Time
Auto req ID: 29008BR
School/Unit: Harvard Medical School
Department: Systems Biology
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School seeks an enthusiastic and experienced Grants Manager to join the Finance team. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with an outstanding group of research scientists in a thriving department. Systems Biology is the study of systems of biological components, which may be molecules, cells, organisms or entire species. Living systems are dynamic and complex, and to understand them the Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School brings together faculty from divergent fields to collaborate, bridge gaps in scientific and medical knowledge, and develop new insights into the workings of the human body in health and disease. The department’s staff provide key support to this effort by reducing the barriers to sophisticated and collaborative experimentation.
Reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration, the Senior Grants Manager will provide direct administrative and financial support for research-related activities of the Department. This individual will be accountable for the financial bottom line of an assigned department portfolio; responsible for compliance and audit issues, budget submission, reporting, projections and accurate financial analysis. Serves as principal source of information on complex fiscal policies and procedures including federal funding regulations, and advises faculty, students and staff on existing options or alternatives effectively recommending courses of action on fiscal matters. Provides daily monitoring of grants and contracts for Principal Investigator (PI) to ensure expenses are paid according to contract and government regulations within budget limit and timelines, notify PI and supervisor about any funding shortfalls and plan for contingencies. Advises faculty members on suggested grant limits based on knowledge and networking in the field. Responsible for pre- and post-award management with a high degree of complexity; manage challenging faculty and portfolio which may include program projects, various sub agreements from both federal and non-federal funding sources, ensuring compliance with federal and university cost principles. Prepares budgets for grant & contract proposals, renewals, and periodic reports in accordance with NIH policies and trends.
Reviews and produces financial data providing research and data analysis to present for use in planning and decision making; Prepares multiple complex and varied financial reports (including ad hoc reports) that require selection, preparation, and interpretation of data using complex data query tools; Establishes and manages accounting record keeping systems, and procedures for tracking and reporting, including recommending remedial measures; Will oversee and may assist with processing all payments including vendors invoices, individual reimbursements, and other accounts payable and receivables, and researches discrepancies as required; Contributes to other unit goals as required. In coordination with Finance Director will be responsible for establishing and implementing business office policies and procedures. Interpret and administer university guidelines and sponsored research regulations for programs of moderately complex grants & contracts. Provide guidance to faculty about department, university and sponsored policies. Approves purchases and shipments of equipment and supplies.
Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in grants management; must have demonstrated experience with NIH policies and sponsored research regulations.
Ideal candidate is self-directed, can prioritize duties and meet multiple deadlines. Need to be able to use a high degree of judgment; and need to be able to make sound independent decisions. High level of attention to detail and ability to multitask is required. Strong written and oral communication skills essential. Need to be able to work independently with minimal supervision, and handle complex and confidential information with discretion. Computer competency requiring spreadsheet and database software required. Desire and aptitude to learn complex data query tools required.
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Location HOUSTON, TX
Degree Required Masters
Min Salary 100,000.00 USD
Max Salary 150,000.00 USD
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id EB-1121790920
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