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Manager, Grant and Contract Administration

Company: The Translational Genomics Research Institute
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description: There's a buzz in the offices and hallways at TGen. A sense that something big is about to happen, and a feeling of satisfaction in knowing you're part of that team. No matter the role, every TGen employee contributes to success. Together, we work toward a common goal: improving medicine to enhance a patient's quality of life. It's not all biomarkers and sequencing; it is a mix of humanity improving the human condition. Find your role at TGen, in an environment ignited by a profound purpose.The work in our laboratories and offices leads to innovative scientific breakthroughs and improved quality of life. Collectively, we offer renewed hope to patients worldwide through our highly-specialized precision medicine approach that places the patient at the heart of all our work. For individuals faced with a dire medical condition, that story can be powerful and transformative. It can pinpoint a diagnosis, and lead to more precise and individual treatments. That's because TGen rapidly translates genomic research into medical practice by collaborating with the most progressive scientific and medical minds worldwide.If you're looking for a job with purpose, you'll find it at TGen. We are a human-centric organization that translates to our employees. Some of the perks in working for us:-- BC/BS of Arizona health coverage. -- Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability-- Top notch EAP with a full scope of concierge type services-- 401k with 4% match-- Generous time off-- Commuter benefits-- Much, much more!TGen is looking for a Manager, Grant and Contract Administration to manage the Institute's pre- and post-award grant administration, including all training grants and larger program project grant applications with moderate supervision. The position also requires extensive interaction with faculty, Business Development, Finance, and legal regarding the administration and negotiation of industry contracts. -- Leads, under the direction of the Sr. Director, Office of Sponsored Research, in the development of policies and plans for the activities and management of grants, contracts, and related research requirements. Maintains current knowledge of Institute and federal, state, and agency guidelines for Sponsored Research administration. -- Works with the Finance Office to oversee the post-award financial grants management, including communication with external sponsors in regard to budget reallocations and reporting. Reviews, processes and negotiates all consortium/contractual agreements and provides Finance with original executed agreement. Reviews labor distribution and effort commitments. Monitor project progress against milestones. -- Primarily responsible for the Institute's special projects and executive faculty research (e.g. training grants including all K awards and R25 program project grants including P01s, P50s, cooperative grants such as U01s, STTRs and SBIRs) and act as primary liaison with program area administrators and PIs on all aspects of their grants, including pre and post-award issues-- Assists researchers in grant proposal preparation, including budget construction, administrative documents, and formatted proposal per the sponsor's requirements. Submits, in conjunction with the PI, Just-in-Time information, re-budgeting, and interim and final (closeout) reports required for award. Reviews labor distribution and effort commitments. Monitor project progress against milestones. Administer the processing of research agreements.-- Oversee the preparation, review, filing, and entering of grants and contracts into the InfoEd proposal tracking system and follow-up on the status of grant applications, program/project proposals and research agreements.-- Provide grant management for awarded projects including progress report preparation/submission, subcontract monitoring/execution, sponsor approvals, and close out documentation. -- Develops and provides standard and ad hoc reports on sponsored research for the Sr. Director of Sponsored Research and other Senior Leadership.PM21Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, accounting, or related field required 5+ years of demonstrated experience with pre- and post-award experience at a non-profit research institution or university/college requiredResearch administration experience and/or understanding of pre-award administration preferred. Working knowledge: Federal, state, and agency policy guidelines Cost accounting standards (uniform guidance requirements) Ability to interpret grant application instructions (RFAs, PAs, and RFPs) Ability to work with minimum supervision Excellent interpersonal, analytical, communication and organizational skills Ability to work in and adjust to a growing and dynamic environment Strong writing skills and ability to draft business documents Attention to detailPI201858589

Keywords: The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix , Manager, Grant and Contract Administration, Executive , Phoenix, Arizona

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