The individual will play a key role in managing multiple NIAID/NIH grants and contracts. The successful candidate will serve as the primary resource for communicating information relating to the status of various project development activities, both internally and externally, and provide creative, pro-active planning options/solutions for meeting short and long-term goals and objectives. The candidate will ensure information flow within the project team and throughout the organization and must effectively document
project progress via status reports and detailed task lists outlining action items and deliverables.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Provide oversight and direction for day-to-day operational issues and establish and implement project management procedures, including initiation, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing processes.
Coordinate overall project activities and provide guidance in a broad-range of areas (e.g. needs assessment, prioritization) to ensure projects are on-track and meeting objectives.
Serve as liaison to a variety of government and funding agency officials, subcontractors, collaborators and research scientists.
Assist the PI(s) in establishing multi-year planning strategies and tactics to ensure the long-term success of the project
Work with the PI(s) to bring in additional funding via writing proposals
Work directly with funding agencies, external collaborators, consultants and project staff to establish and manage budgets and handle administrative functions
Assist in recruiting efforts and supervise staff as necessary
Supervise the production aspects of the project, such as ongoing experimental activities and data generation
Coordinate and track subcontractor tasking and manage subcontractor relations
Assist and coordinate the preparation and submission of abstracts, presentations, IRB documentation and manuscripts for scientific publications and conferences
Generate progress reports and other deliverable project documentation