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|Asst. Project Manager (Research Administration)|
Company: University of Miami Health System
Location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/19/2021
Expire Date: 12/19/2021
Job Categories: Science
Asst. Project Manager (Research Administration)|
The Division of Neuromuscular Disorders in the Department of Neurology has an amazing opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager (Research Administration) – Onsite or Remote-Hybrid. The Assistant Project Manager (Research Administration) will assist in the management of the robust grant, clinical trial and contract portfolio for the Division of Neuromuscular Diseases and Disorders within the Department of Neurology. Helps to ensure pre- and post-award requirements are met and may at times interface directly with the UM Office of Research Administration, Office of Data Privacy & Protection, Office of Research Compliance, IRB, Office of Technology Transfer and other related UM groups. Helps to ensure adherence to strategic plans and operations under the broad direction of the Division Chief and other senior administrative personnel.
Department Specific Functions:
Provides administrative support for large projects such as grants, cooperative agreements, clinical trials and contracts that span across multiple disciplines, faculty and years.
Participates in regular division team meetings and ensures timely and accurate completion of assigned tasks
Maintains the internal proposal documents and electronic records for divisional portfolio.
Assist with vendorization, consulting/service agreements, invoice creation and reconciliation, contract amendments, approval of research supply orders, ad hoc issue resolution, etc.
Submits to accounts payable all received and endorsed invoices and tracks timely payments.
Assists in performing clinical study budget feasibility, sponsor negotiations, liaising with service centers, tracking monthly expenses and performing project closeouts.
May attend ORA and ORC administrative meetings on behalf of the division.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Core Requirements: a Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant work experience. PMP certification a plus. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and knowledge of computers are essential.
Good interpersonal skills and customer service skills.
Ability to demonstrate self-directed and rational problem solving skills.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing.
Ability to work independently and in a virtually collaborative environment.
Strong knowledge of NIH and industry sponsor requirements preferred
This position may accommodate an on-site or remote-hybrid approach. Years of relevant work experience, prior remote experience, current location, demonstrated expertise and personal preference will be considered at time of hire and during regular evaluation intervals. There will be some flexibility to how the role may be performed as part of the Neuromuscular Division team.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission, a voluntary retirement program with University-funded core and matching contributions and more. Total compensation for this role is market driven, including a base salary range of $45,000 - $55,000.