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Sr. Grants Writer

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Job Type: 

ROBERTS - Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research Req ID: 27107

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

This role will provide advanced grant writing, grant management and grant support functions to maximize essential support from external sponsors for research, training and programmatic initiatives.

 

This role will also provide support to a team of interdisciplinary faculty members, including serving as support staff on grant proposals, facilitating team communication, organizing the submission process, and providing writing, editing, project planning and budget development support for grant proposals.

Job Responsibilities

Facilitation and organization of grant submissions (30%)

  • Act as the point person throughout the proposal preparation process to organize meetings / conference calls and communicate information including to / from research teams, sponsors/funders, the sponsored projects office, and business managers.
  • Read and understand proposal requirements and develop plan for proposal completion including systematically collecting components, determining timelines, and creating/maintaining collaborative workspaces.
  • Ensure all submissions are complete including compile components and oversee document upload, sign-off, copying, collating, and mailing.
  • Collaborate with sponsored projects office to ensure completed submissions.

 

Grant Writing (30%)
•    Ensure quality of writing

 

Project management (40%)
•    Create annual reports for current projects
•    Coordinate work execution of multiple projects
•    Coordinate meeting schedules with project members and collaborators
•    Provide resolution for problems
•    Maintain project schedules
•    Report on project status
•    Manage project teams and project managers
•    Seek approval of senior managers and/or lab director
•    Mitigate program and project risks

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Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Grant Writing (30%)
•    Ensure quality of writing

Project management (40%)
•    Create annual reports for current projects
•    Coordinate work execution of multiple projects
•    Coordinate meeting schedules with project members and collaborators
•    Provide resolution for problems
•    Maintain project schedules
•    Report on project status
•    Manage project teams and project managers
•    Seek approval of senior managers and/or lab director
•    Mitigate program and project risks

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree

 

Required Experience: Experience working with grants, contracts and subcontracts

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: 
•    Training in history, English, psychiatry/psychology, social work, business, or related fields.

Preferred Experience: 
•    Previous project management experience.
•    Proficiency with citation management platforms (Mendeley)
 

Additional Technical Requirements
  • Advanced proficiency with office software (Microsoft Office)
  • Advanced proficiency with citation management platforms (End Note)
  • Advanced knowledge of key practices, regulations, policies and procedures related to grants and/or contracts
  • Intermediate knowledge of grant budgeting practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

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Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

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