We have an exciting opportunity for a Grants Manager to join our Grants and Contracts team, a unit of the Office of Research and Project Administration. We handle the pre-award administration of research grants and contracts funded by federal, state, and private agencies. We are looking for a proactive professional that is responsible for providing customer focused support to investigators. You will serve as the principal administrative resource and contact between investigators, external agencies and MSK.
Act as pre-award information consultant for researchers.
Provide analysis of sponsor guidelines, develop and review budgets for all grant applications, review of agency application forms and administrative documents and timely submission of proposals to sponsor agencies
Ensure institutional compliance with federal, state, agency and other applicable governing regulations, policies and procedures concerning sponsored and non-sponsored research
Self-motivated, willing to take action, individual, with demonstrated ability to establish relationships, prioritize and multi-task on parallel projects
Customer-focused and interested in teamwork
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with institutional goals
A strong communicator that can easily interact with a diverse group of individuals
Able to operate effectively in an environment notable for sophisticated information, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious.
Someone confident and able to effectively engage stakeholders in challenging or deadline-oriented situations
Minimum of 2 years experience in a related field, ideally in an administration environment performing duties similar.
Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
Certified Research Administrator license preferred.
Ability to develop and complete projects with minimal direction.
Experience reading and interpreting funding opportunity announcements.
Proven knowledge of pre-award grant submission process is highly preferred.
Knowledge of NIH application, policy regulations and web-based submission software (e.g. Huron, Cayuse) preferred. #LI-POST
Internal Number: 2021-50606
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