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The Grants and Contracts group of the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) is seeking a confident and motivated Proposal Development Manager to join their team.
Are you passionate about uncovering exciting funding opportunities for your investigators? Does your faculty consider you the ‘Grant Guru’ and seek your guidance with grant submissions? Are you someone who loves to develop strategies? Are you energized by presenting information to stakeholders and educating the research community about grants? If you answered yes to these questions, this position might be for you.
Our Grants and Contracts group leads the pre-award administration of research grants and contracts funded by federal, state, and private agencies.
As the Proposal Development Manager, you will:
Develop positive relationships with MSK investigators and researchers, and identify and prospect exciting funding opportunities on their behalf.
Cultivate effective grants submission strategies that lead to successful awards.
Partner with faculty and research teams to identify unique funding sources.
Coordinate grant development for complex Center-wide research applications.
Engage in proposal development activities, interpret and explain funding agency and institutional requirements, and provide review and editing assistance, as well as training and outreach to the Center community.
An authority on pre-award grant submission process.
Eager to understand what interests and drives your client investigators and seek opportunities that are a perfect match.
Self-motivated, willing to take action with demonstrated ability to establish relationships, prioritize and multi-task on parallel projects
Seen as the “go-to” person and easily gain the trust and respect of your client group.
Able to adapt to ambiguous situations and produce results.
An effective communicator, capable of resolving how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
Effective at gaining the support and dedication of others by engaging them around your opinion and priorities.
A Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree preferred.
At least 5 years experience in a research administration office, preferably in basic and translational research.
Ability to independently apply a broad range of technical and specialized knowledge and significant job-related experience to handle complex work assignments.
Experience with the development/submission of research grants, and with reading and interpreting funding opportunities.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.