We are seeking a self-directed Subcontract & Consortium Specialist . This position has the authority to negotiate agreement terms and conditions for subcontract and consortium awards. The Subcontract & Consortium Specialist has primary oversight, management, and administration of the sub-award system(s) and databases. This position serves an integral function monitoring and ensuring compliance with federal Uniform Guidance, state, and sponsor regulations. The Subcontract & Consortium Specialist assists with the development of MSK Sub-award and Consortium policies and SOPs and develops tools for tracking and managing agreements.
Independently analyze and interpret terms and conditions of government and non-government sponsored research agreements.
Coordinate and monitor all aspects associated with consortium award processing and execution.
Work with and liaise with external sponsors, grants managers, and MSK research community to negotiate appropriate and acceptable agreement terms and conditions; Advise PI, Director, Managers, Contracts Manager and other involved parties (r.) of any problematic terms prior to and during negotiation.
Serve as expert resource and institutional liaison for consortium awards and guide communication among grants management team, PI, and outside organizations as needed.
Review all partially executed subcontract terms and conditions ensuring all relevant documentation is returned and complete.
Administer the system(s) housing all consortium and sub-award information
Ensure that MSK subcontract and consortium compliance obligations are satisfied.
Interpret subcontracts to identify those requiring Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) report submissions.
Able to operate effectively in an environment notable for complex information, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious.
Self-motivated, willing to take action, individual, with demonstrated ability to establish relationships, prioritize and multi-task on parallel projects
Able to adapt in ambiguous situations and produce results
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with institutional goals
A strong communicator and able to easily interact with a diverse group of individuals
Bachelors Degree or four years of experience in lieu of a degree
2-4 years of relevant experience
Prior experience working with subcontracts and consortium awards and familiarity with NIH grants submission process #LI-POST
Internal Number: 2019-35340
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