Manager, Grants & Contracts for Sponsored Research Agreements

Manager, Grants & Contracts for Sponsored Research Agreements

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Brookline, MA

 

The Manager of Grants & Contracts for Sponsored Research Agreements is responsible for shaping the full spectrum of funding instruments—grants, contracts and collaborative agreements—within the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s (DFCI) Grants and Contracts Office in Research Administration. This role reports to the Director of Grants and Contracts (G&C) and works closely with colleagues in the following DFCI departments: Philanthropy, Clinical Trials Agreements Office (CTAO), Belfer Office for DFCI Innovations (BODFI) and Office of General Counsel (OGC).

 

Requirements:

Non-Federal Agreements:

  • Reviews, negotiates and shepherds through life-cycle agreements at the proposal and/or award stage and liaises with G&C, BODFI and other functional units as needed to align to DFCI requirements. Negotiates agreements with the support of BODFI and OGC as needed.
  • Creates and manages, in collaboration with BODFI/OGC, the matrix of agreement terms and conditions in order to ensure a consistent approach by G&C with respect to agreement terms and relationships.
  • Functions as G&C expert on research agreements. Provide timely advice to G&C in order to ensure management and compliance with agreement terms.
  • Develops reports and processes to alert the Director of G&C to issues and trends related to non-federal agreements and in order to ensure effective decisions and compliance.

 

Federal Contracts:

  • Reviews, negotiates and shepherds through life-cycle federal contracts and liaises with G&C, BODFI/OGC, and other functional units as needed to align to DFCI requirements.
  • Functions as G&C expert on FAR clauses and other federal contract terms and conditions. Provide timely advice to G&C in order to ensure management and compliance with agreement terms.
  • Develops reports including cycle time metrics and processes to alert the Director of G&C to issues and trends related to federal contracts and to ensure effective decisions and compliance.

 

Subawards/Subcontracts:

  • Prepares reviews and negotiates all outgoing subawards/subcontracts, liaising with BODFI/OGC and other business units as needed.
  • Responsible for subrecipient monitoring documentation and coordinating input with Research Finance for internal and external audits.
  • Develops reports including cycle time metrics and processes to alert the Director of G&C and other DFCI leaders to issues and trends related to subawards/subcontracts and to ensure effective decisions and compliance.
  • Represents DFCI at Harvard Affiliates agreements meetings/workgroups.
  • Presents changes/updates to templates to inform and educate G&C members.

 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for portfolio assignments, training and performance outcomes of direct reports.
  • Must stay current with federal, non-federal regulations, policies and processes.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: One to two direct reports over time

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration or similar field of study; Juris Doctorate (JD) degree preferred
  • 7 years’ experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating sponsored research agreements and contracts in a non-profit academic research setting
  • 3 years of management experience

 

For more information, or to apply, please visit: https://careers.dana-farber.org/job/manager-grants-contracts-for-sponsored-research-agreements-clinical-research-brookline-ma-6-20442/

 

About Dana-Farber:

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

 

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

 

Contact Information

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Megan

Grzybowski

450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
Suite 201
Boston, Massachusetts 02215

617-632-3352

Background Information

4-Year Degree

3-7

  • Hospital
  • Grants and Contracts

Authorized to work in the US

None

Target Job Information

not specif

  • Full Time