We are currently seeking a Grants Manager/Senior Grants Manager to join ourGrants and Contracts team. Our Grants and Contracts department, a unit of the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA), manages the pre-award administration of research grants and contracts funded by federal, state, and private agencies.
As a Grants Manager/Senior Grants Manager you will:
Be a self directed professional responsible for providing customer-focused support to investigators
Serve as the principal administrative resource and contact between investigators, external funding agencies and MSK, and acts as a pre-award information consultant for researchers in the Sloan-Kettering Institute and Memorial Hospital
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 collaboration
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
Able to operate effectively in an environment notable for complex 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
A Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 2 years experience in a related field, ideally in an administration environment performing duties similar to the above. 5 years of directly related experience may be substituted for the degree
Experience showing progressive increases in responsibility, the ability to develop and complete projects with minimal supervision, and will have demonstrated skills in working effectively with faculty, staff and external agencies.
Experience reading and interpreting funding opportunity announcements or similar and demonstrated knowledge of pre-award grant submission process is highly preferred.
Knowledge of NIH application requirements and policy regulations and a familiarity with web based submission software (eg Cayuse) preferred. #LI-POST
Internal Number: 2019-35448
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.