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PROGRAM OPERATIONS MANAGER

Company: University of Washington
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

If you are using a screen reader and experience any difficulty accessing our web pages, please call 206-543-2544 or email UWHires and we will be happy to assist you. jump to content As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

The UW School of Pharmacy Department of PHARMACEUTICS has an outstanding opportunity for an Project Manager to manage administrative and fiscal operations for the UW Targeted and Long-acting Combination Anti-Retroviral Therapeutic (TLC-ART) Program and the Washington Entrepreneurial Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub (WE-REACH).

Project Manager duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Draft, monitor, and report budgets for federal grants with the NIH and international grants with Unitaid
  • Lead fiscal administration and payroll for TLC-ART and WE-REACH
  • Project management for research in the TLC-ART lab and for WE-REACH funded teams
  • Coordinate between administrative and academic departments that manage UW grants including the School of Pharmacy (SOP), CoMotion, the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), Grants, Contracts, & Accounting (GCA), and The Office of Research (OR)
    Select external Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) suppliers, Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs), Contract Research Organizations (CROs), and consultants such as the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
  • Assist with grant writing and editing
  • Participate in and organize TLC-ART program Executive and Leadership Committee meetings along with annual External/Scientific Advisory Board meetings

    Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Social Sciences AND two years of experience in the program specialty OR equivalent education/experience

  • Strong accounting and budget administrative background
  • Highly organized with superb attention to detail and ability to see projects through to completion
  • At least three years' experience in a role developing complex budgets, performing fiscal management, or submitting grants to federal funders
  • Background in health, medical sciences, or pharmaceutical sciences
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Work experience in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple demands, establish priorities, and meet firm deadlines on complex projects
  • High degree of professionalism and diplomacy; ability to work across disciplines and cultures while remaining personable, professional, and organized under stressful situations
  • Good judgment and interpersonal skills with proven ability for effective cross-cultural communication

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

    Desired Experience:

  • Certification in or verified experience with accounting, project management
  • Experience working with academic researchers on complex grant project management and reporting to funders
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Familiar with UW and/or federal regulations and compliance
  • Familiarity with UW administrative systems (Ariba, MyFD, Astra)

    Conditions of Employment:

    This position operates in a deadline-driven environment and may occasionally require flexible hours.

    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed. REQUIREMENTS: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
    Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu .COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTEmployees of the University of Washington are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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