Program Manager - Gynecologic Oncology And Reproductive Medicine

University Of Texas M.D. Anderson Houston , TX 77020

Posted 6 days ago

Program Manager opportunity in Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and five years of related program management experience.

Prefer candidates with extensive grant and post award experience.

Uterine SPORE and Uterine Cancer Research Program Management

The position requires one to anticipate needs, to recognize situations requiring assistance and have the ability to refer or perform any necessary tasks, and to comprehend the goals of the department/program and take the initiative in making decisions and taking actions to further these goals.

Provides administrative management and oversight for all components of the Uterine SPORE, which contains four (4) projects, four (4) cores, and two (2) developmental programs.

Directs entire Career Development and Research Development award program process, including marketing and announcement of grant competition, coordination of the review and review processes, announcement of award, award setup/negotiations, monitor progress, invoice approval, and receive progress reports.

Ensures compliance at various levels, both institutionally and externally, for all activities (research, awards, etc.) of the SPORE.

Organizes and maintains regular SPORE meetings, presentations, and visitors as required. Organizes and provides administrative support for annual Internal and External Advisory Board Meetings. Coordinates internal and external review board activity.

Monitors progress among all components of the SPORE. Maintains and updates the internal and external (NIH) SPORE websites.

Proactively manages timelines for renewal and organizes planning meetings as appropriate to ensure projects and timelines are on target.

Develops and implements strategic planning for the sustained financial state of the UCRP and associated grant/foundation/contract funding for personnel and research.

Handles all aspects of subcontract management including pre-award budgets and term negotiations, invoice approvals, site and budget monitoring, collection of progress and other required reports, budget re- initiatives, negotiations (if necessary), and award close-outs.

Provides administrative oversight for all aspects of financial administration of SPORE within the department as well as and the funding distributed to other departments associated with the SPORE.

Prepares, justifies and administers budgets from multiple departments and outside collaborators related to the SPORE or associated grants. Coordinates salary projections for SPORE PIs and requests ePAFs as appropriate.

Maintains accurate financial records of all expenses and activities for the UCRP and associated grants. Monitors, evaluates and reports on budget performance.

Integrates grant, contract, foundation, and all other funding across multiple programs, projects and departments to ensure resources are allocated and tracked appropriately.

Pre-Award Grant Preparation for Uterine Cancer Research Program (UCRP)

Facilitates and provides oversight for the entire grant process from the pre-application stage to the end of grant close out for the Uterine Cancer Research Program (UCRP), private foundation, industry sponsored and other federal and state grants for the Professor/Principal Investigator.

Provides administrative, financial, and organizational support for a variety of sponsored programs/grants including, a P50 grant, R01s, R13s, N01s, foundation grants, supplements, industry contracts, and institutional grants. Assists in identifying potential grant opportunities and providing guidance on resource allocation.

Coordinate and prepare all grant application materials, including but not limited to: Performance Sites, Budgets, Budget Justification, Biographical Sketches, Other Support, Resources, and all components of the Research Plan for all investigators.

Edit and proofread to ensure that application materials are accurate and consistent with RFA, department and institutional guidelines. Assists PI with submission of proposals using appropriate institutional system (ClickGrants, RCTS, etc) and external systems (e.gov systems).

Maintains extensive communication with PI regarding decisions around the grant process. Establishes excellent working relationship with internal and external collaborators and supportive offices.

Maintains familiarity with NIH forms, guidelines, and agency changes in process and procedures. Serves as a resource to faculty and staff regarding all research applications and reporting related issues. Provides ongoing information concerning changes in federal policy, institutional, and divisional initiatives to relevant program, department staff, and grant investigators. Acts as a liaison between all collaborators, institutions, and other parties involved in each grant or contract.

Coordinates the implementation of systems, policies and procedures, and data affecting the submission, review, approval, contract negotiation, activation, regulation, tracking, and reporting of and submission of grant applications and annual reports, according to institutional and external requirements. Maintains appropriate documentation per proposal, tracks grant through approvals. Maintains, updates, and secures files to be prepared for internal or external audit.

Processes and reviews research agreements including preparation/negotiation of budgets and sub-awards, as applicable, for various sources of funding (e.g. private industry, foundation, philanthropy and NIH). Reviews and forecasts all financial and budgetary matters to ensure prospective funding assignments will be appropriate and within grant budgets.

Provides administrative, financial, and organizational support for a variety of sponsored programs/grants including, a P50 grant, R01s, R13s, N01s, foundation grants, supplements, industry contracts, and institutional grants. Assists in identifying potential grant opportunities and providing guidance on resource allocation.

Post-Award Financial Management

Manages all aspects of grant, contract, foundation, and philanthropic accounting/financials for the UCRP and associated grants, and works closely with appropriate internal departments.

Education

Required: Bachelor's degree

Preferred: Master's degree

Experience

Required: Five years of related program management experience.

May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience or completed years of college on a one to one basis. With preferred degree, three years of required experience.

Preferred: Extensive grant and post award experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 69,600

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 87,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 104,400

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