| The Department of Global Health and Population seeks to improve global health through education, research, and service from a population-based perspective. The twenty-first century has arrived with complex changes in demographic patterns, disease burdens, our environments and health policies. These changes are affecting all societies, rich and poor, developed and developing. The department brings together disciplinary expertise in many areas to leverage different perspectives and approaches to global health issues.|
The department's approach combines the analysis of population and health using quantitative and qualitative methods, the investigation of policies that affect general and reproductive health, and a concern with the politics, ecology and ethics of health and development. Our faculty members are engaged in cutting-edge research in such areas as health metrics, experimental economics / randomized trials, social and economic development, health policy, longitudinal aging studies, health systems, women and children's health, infectious and chronic diseases, health equity, human rights and humanitarian relief – particularly in the context of developing countries.
Reporting to the Finance and Research Administration Team Lead, this position will provide financial and grant management expertise within the Department of Global Health and Population (GHP) at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health (SPH). Working under moderate supervision, the Grants Manager (GM) will oversee a portfolio of grants, subawards and contracts and will be responsible for managing non-sponsored funds for the Women and Health Initiative (W&HI).
The W&HI, housed within the Department of Global Health and Population, advances a unique agenda simultaneously focused on women's health needs and women's critical roles as both formal and informal participants in healthcare systems. The W&HI's portfolio includes several projects including the Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF), aimed at reducing maternal morbidity and mortality with funding support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and others.
The GM will be responsible for both pre- and post-award management.
Pre-award responsibilities include:
-Review of application requirements and grant proposal preparation, including budgeting and coordination with partnering institutions.
Post-award responsibilities include:
-Budget reconciliations, projections, and updates for both sponsored and non-sponsored funds
-Financial reporting to the sponsor in coordination with Harvard's sponsored programs office
-Coordination of timely effort reporting
-Submission of timely payroll changes for project personnel
-Reviewing and limited approving of accounts payable
-Monitoring both SPH and subcontractor expenses to ensure appropriate expense allocation to sponsored awards
-Other Duties as assigned
The GM will ensure compliance with federal, state, granting agency and university regulations and will serve as the principal source of information/guidance for faculty on complex administrative and fiscal policies and procedures. The GM will maintain strong relationships with the SPH Office of Sponsored Program Administration and Harvard's Office of Sponsored Programs to ensure compliance with SPH, University, and sponsor regulations. The GM will identify problems and initiate or recommend remedial action, advise project staff on established policies and procedures, interpret the terms and conditions of the sponsoring organization, and perform related job duties as required.
Please Note: This position has a term appointment of December 31, 2017.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3- 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join Harvard Chan School to support our mission of health research & education and be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!
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