Senior Grant Manager - Industry, Biomedical Graduate Research Organization - Georgetown University

Washington D.C.
Jul 07, 2017
Sep 11, 2017
Full Time
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Senior Grant Manager - Industry, Biomedical Graduate Research Organization - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University's Biomedical Graduate Research Organization (BGRO), home to 53 percent of Georgetown University's sponsored research funding and led by Robert Clarke, Ph.D., Sc.D., was created to foster cutting-edge interdisciplinary collaboration and to enhance Georgetown University Medical Center's basic science and translational research capacity, especially in the areas of neurosciences, child health and human development, cardiovascular-kidney diseases, infectious diseases and in collaborative work with researchers and clinicians from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. In addition to promoting this lifesaving research, BGRO's focus on educational and academic excellence in the biomedical sciences is helping to create the next generation of researchers in the United States and around the world

The Senior Grant Manager has oversight of Industry Clinical Trial financial management functions within the BGRO Clinical Departments in duties that include but not limited to: 

  • Assists faculty in analysis, management, and reconciliation of all GMS work-tags and subcontracts.
  • Serves as the administrative liaison with corporate sources of funding to include providing timely information related to portfolio health to the BGRO Director.  
  • Manages journals/cost transfers, coordinates effort reporting to include PSA/ASA payments, purchasing), and prepares and tracks invoices. 
  • Completes FFRs, close-outs and spend analysis.
  • As the designated Department Financial Manager for Sponsored Projects, handles financial management of the sponsored project to ensure compliance with sponsor's requirements and University's policies and procedures, to include duties specified for accomplishment within 30 days after the close of the month.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or an Accounting field  - Masters preferred
  • At least 5 - 7 years of experience to include demonstration of progressive work experience.
  • Strong finance, accounting, and analytical background
  • Demonstrated skill in administrative and financial management in particular - preference for working knowledge of the clinical trial research administration to include Medicare implications
  • Knowledge and applicability of standard clinical trial processes/procedures as appropriate to the extramural award process
  • Ability to interact well with community and University Officials, faculty, staff, and students
  • Ability to express information clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
  • Ability to assimilate data, communicate effectively, exercise sound judgment and discretion, and understand comprehensive financial systems - for example, Workday, OnCore, Excel, BOX, and Word
  • Working knowledge of financial management tools and a working knowledge of grants management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure with a diverse population
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize workload, and handle difficult situations (e.g., reductions in funding) with tact, diplomacy and discretion
  • Certified Research Administrator preferred

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