Career Opportunity for a Contracts/Transactions Professional

Bethesda, Maryland
salary dependson experience; 100% paid medical for employees and all dependents, free parking & more
Mar 18, 2017
Apr 22, 2017
Nonprofit, Research
Full Time

Help us support the mission of the premiere biomedical research organization in the world!  The FNIH (Foundation for the National Institutes of Health) is seeking a grants and contracts professional to join our growing team. This is a growth position and is an excellent opportunity for someone with business and/or biomedical contracting experience who wishes to advance their career.

If you have strong drafting skills, are detail-oriented and organized, savvy with databases, and possess a customer service attitude, this is an opportunity to help shape the evolution of a growing transactions team that operates with entrepreneurial spirit and good cheer.

The successful candidate will…

  • Develop and refine templates and policies for crafting all kinds of contracts from donor agreements and memoranda of understanding to service contracts and grant awards; Draft and negotiate many kinds of agreements; Provide guidance to internal and external clients regarding the details and implications of grants and contracts; Enhance and maintain software for tracking and filing contracts to allow for “cradle to grave” monitoring.


  • College degree from an accredited university; Previous experience as a legal secretary, legal assistant, contracts associate or specialist, or paralegal (business or nonprofit law); Previous experience monitoring, tracking, and organizing the many pieces of a large project;  Ability to prioritize and multitask; Possession of excellent written and verbal communications skills Demonstrated deadline and detail orientation; Knowledge of MicroEdge GIFTS and Trello packages are a plus.

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